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June 14, 2015
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co., (Petro Rabigh; Rabigh, Saudi Arabia), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, said on Sunday that on Friday 12 June it...
June 11, 2015
African Potash Ltd. (London) said on Thursday that it has entered into discussions with Actesa (Lusaka) of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa), a free trade...
June 11, 2015
ICL (Tel Aviv) says that a claim and application for certification has been filed in the District Court of Tel Aviv-Jaffa against 11 defendants, including Fertilizers and Chemicals, a...
June 11, 2015
Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Satorp) says that it has met all the conditions required for its previously announced loans totaling 2 billion Saudi riyals ($533.3...
June 10, 2015
A fire broke out in the afternoon of Wednesday 10 June at Rotem Amfert's site at Dimona, in the Negev Desert in Israel, various local news sources have reported. Rotem Amfert is part...
June 10, 2015
Khair Inorganic Chemical Industries Co. (InoChem), a Saudi joint stock company, has awarded Jacobs the second phase of project management consultancy (PMC) services contract for a...
June 8, 2015
David Constable, president and CEO of Sasol (Johannesburg), will step down from his role at the end of May next year and move into an advisory role, the company announced on...
June 5, 2015
OPEC, at its 167th meeting, held today in Vienna, resolved to maintain crude oil production at the 30-million barrels/day ceiling and urged member countries to adhere to this target...
June 5, 2015
The Dangote Group (Lagos), one of the most diversified business conglomerates in Africa, is planning to build a $4-billion petrochemical complex at Lekki, near Lagos, CW has learned...
June 4, 2015
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, on Thursday said it started commercial production of natural detergent alcohols at its Al Jubail manufacturing complex. The 50,000 m.t./year plant has...
June 3, 2015
Revolymer (Deeside, UK) has signed a further license with Solvay; under the terms of the deal, Solvay has exclusive rights to apply Revolymer’s encapsulation technology to the...
June 3, 2015
Delegates to this year’s IHS Chemical polyethylene-polypropylene global technology and business forum, currently taking place in Zurich, were told that the polyethylene (PE) and...
June 3, 2015
The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) says that it will launch the Mini Dubai Polypropylene (PP) Futures contract and expand the existing Plastics Futures contract. The new...
June 3, 2015
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co., (Petro Rabigh), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, said on Wednesday that maintenance work on its hydrogen plant, which...
June 2, 2015
Sahara Petrochemicals Co. has announced the retirement of its managing director Esam Fuad Himdy, effective 15 June 2015. He will continue as board member until 26 June 2015...
June 2, 2015
Sasol said on Tuesday that phase I of its Fischer-Tropsch wax expansion project (FTWEP) at Sasolburg, South Africa, has been commissioned. “It marks another step towards...
June 2, 2015
SK Global Chemical (SKGC; Seoul) is to sell Nexlene, its premium polyethylene PE business to its joint venture with Sabic. Sabic SK Nexlene Co. (Singapore), an equally owned jv between...
June 1, 2015
A strike that disrupted production of bromine and potash at Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) for more than three months has ended with agreement on an efficiency program that...
June 1, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) on Monday announced the start of commercial operations at its cable insulation polymers plant owned by its affiliate Gulf Advanced...
May 31, 2015
Yanbu National Petrochemical Co. (Yansab; Yanbu, Saudi Arabia), a Sabic affiliate, says that it has now restarted its ethylene glycol (EG) facility at Yanbu, Saudi Arabia, following...
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