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November 6, 2015
Mideast chemical makers must respond to challenges and constraints as production continues to grow, said Hamad Al-Terkait, president and CEO of Equate (Safat, Kuwait) and vice chairman of Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) in his address during the fourth GPCA forum now taking place in Dubai....
November 5, 2015
Borealis has been able to weather the downturn because of actions taken before and during the recession, said Mark Garrett, CEO of Borealis, addressing the Fourth Annual GPCA Forum in Dubai. The company stayed away from acquisitions and kept a close eye on spending in anticipation of a downturn in a bid to keep the financial situation of the company strong....
November 3, 2015
Arab Potash Co., (APC; Amman) reports 37% higher net profits, 96 million Jordanian dinars ($135.4 million), at the end of the third quarter compared with the previous year. The company...
November 1, 2015
Sadara, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical currently commissioning its $20 billion complex at Jubail, announced on Sunday that it has entered into a tank storage...
October 30, 2015
SA Talke (Jubail, Saudi Arabia), an Alfred Talke (Hürth, Germany) joint venture, has been awarded an on-site logistics contract for National Petrochemical Industrial Co. (NatPet...
October 29, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemicals Co., (Sipchem) said on Thursday that it intends to shut down the Al Jubail-based methanol plant owned by affiliate International Methanol Co. (IMC)...
October 29, 2015
The active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) business of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (PetaŠł• Tiqwa, Israel) reports an 11.3% rise in sales in the third quarter of 2015 compared with...
October 28, 2015
Air Products announced today it has signed a long-term helium supply contract with RasGas, to offtake helium from RasGas’ under-construction Helium 3 facility, which will come...
October 28, 2015
To establish the first fertilizer plant in Tanzania, Tanzania Petroleum Development Corp.(Dar es Salaam) has entered into a joint venture  together with a consortium of Ferrostaal...
October 23, 2015
The deal, expected to be completed by the end of 2015, is the first step in Dow’s plans to reduce ownership and monetize stakes in a series of Kuwaiti joint ventures. Dow says it will receive $1.5 billion in pre-tax proceeds from the sale of MEGlobal....
October 21, 2015
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has selected the preferred bidders for its previously announced Liwa plastics complex. The companies are a subsidiary...
October 21, 2015
Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, on Wednesday announced major third-quarter losses. The company incurred a net loss of...
October 21, 2015
Sadara Chemical Co., a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, says that Saudi Butanol Co. (Sabuco) has commenced trial production at its Jubail facility. Sabuco is a...
October 20, 2015
Sabic on Sunday reported a major decline in third-quarter profits, citing lower selling prices for its products. Third-quarter net profit was down 9.4%, to 5.6 billion Saudi riyals...
October 20, 2015
Following Sabic’s recent announcement that it will restructure its portfolio as of the beginning of next year, the company has announced the leadership of the individual...
October 20, 2015
Sadara, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical and currently starting up its $20-million complex at Al Jubail, reports increased losses in the third quarter and the...
October 20, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) reports a major drop in third-quarter profits, citing lower selling prices for all of its products, which lowered margins. Net profit in...
October 19, 2015
Oxea (Dallas) is increasing off-list prices for n-propanol and n-propyl acetate on 1 November. Prices for both products will increase 5 cts/lb in North America and $110/m.t. in South and Central America, as well as Asia, Africa, and the Middle East....
October 19, 2015
Several Saudi firms have reported third-quarter results, with Tasnee and Nama Chemicals losing substantially, while Saudi Arabian Fertilizers Co., (Safco), a Sabic affiliate, reports...
October 16, 2015
BASF has inaugurated a production plant for concrete admixtures at Lagos, Nigeria. The facility is designed to meet increasing demand for construction chemicals in West Africa, BASF...
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