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April 26, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) said today that following a turnaround at the company’s carbon monoxide (CO) and acetic acid plants at Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia...
April 26, 2015
National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee) said today that it has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract for a previously announced titanium sponge plant to CTCI...
April 23, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that it has signed agreements to supply its customers in China with an aggregate 1.1 million m.t. of potash during 2015.The agreements...
April 23, 2015
Sahara and Ma’aden, equal owners in Sahara and Ma’aden Petrochemical Co. (Samapco), said today that they have completed a prescheduled turnaround at their chlor-alkali and...
April 22, 2015
Basic Chemical Industries Co. (BCI; Ad Dammām, Saudi Arabia) said today that it is reassessing its plans announced in 2013 to establish a joint venture with CP Kelco (Atlanta) to...
April 22, 2015
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (Petaḥ Tiqwa, Israel) has proposed to acquire Mylan in a transaction valued at $82.00/Mylan share, or a total of about $40 billion, with the...
April 22, 2015
W. R. Grace says that it has completed phase one of construction for the previously announced fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts manufacturing facility in the Mideast. The...
April 22, 2015
Sanmar Group (Chennai, India) will invest $350 million to expand its chemical facility at Port Said, Egypt, the Egyptian embassy in New Delhi says. Plans include a doubling of...
April 21, 2015
Air Products says that it has been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco to build and operate the world’s largest industrial gas complex. The total investment necessary to build the facility is about $2.1 billion, Air Products says....
April 21, 2015
Mohammad Hassan Peyvandi, deputy managing director of the National Petrochemical Co., (NPC; Tehran), has told reporters that Indian companies have proposed building an ammonia-urea...
April 21, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem; Al Khubar) today announced its affiliate Sipchem Chemical Co. has started up a polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) plant. The...
April 20, 2015
Yara International (Oslo) said today that, because of the worsening security outlook in Libya, the operating ability of its Lifeco joint venture plants are highly likely to keep...
April 20, 2015
Industries Qatar (Doha), a company listed on the Qatari stock exchange and which has shareholdings in some of the major local producers, including Qatar Petrochemical Co., Qatar...
April 20, 2015
National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee) today announced its interim results covering the first quarter. Tasnee reports a net loss of 332.5 million Saudi riyals ($88.6 million) in the...
April 20, 2015
Israel’s largest refining and petrochemicals group, Oil Refineries Ltd. (ORL; Haifa), a part of Israel Corp., on Sunday was ordered by the mayor of Haifa to close five plants in...
April 20, 2015
Sabic on Sunday reported a drop in first-quarter sales and profits but said it will continue with global investments to expand capacity. First quarter net profit declined 39%...
April 19, 2015
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, today reported a 50.3% drop in its first-quarter net profit to 205.4...
April 17, 2015
National Petrochemical Company (NPC; Tehran) expects to start up a second 1 million m.t./year ethylene plant at the Kavian petrochemical complex in Assaluyeh, Iran, by September, according to a local news report....
April 17, 2015
Yanbu National Petrochemical Co. (Yansab; Yanbu, Saudi Arabia), a Sabic affiliate, said on Thursday that its manufacturing complex at Yanbu will undergo maintenance starting Friday...
April 16, 2015
More Saudi firms today announced their first-quarter results. Sahara Petrochemical Co. reported first-quarter net loss of 49.5 million Saudi riyals ($13.2 million) compared...
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