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September 29, 2014
Kemira says that Antti Salminen has been appointed president/municipal and industrial and head/Europe, Mideast, and Africa, effective 1 November. Salminen has been employed by Kemira...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Kemira-appoints-new-headmunicipal-and-industrial-and-EMEA_64099.html
September 25, 2014
The MOU was signed by Ernesto Occhiello, executive v.p./technology & innovation at Sabic (seated left), and Wolfram Stichert, CEO of hte. Sabic says it has signed a memorandum of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/Sabic-signs-deal-with-German-company-to-fast-track-catalysis-R-and-D_64066.html
September 25, 2014
Jacobs Engineering is has opened a new office in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, to strengthen its support for Saudi Aramco and other key clients and partners in Saudi Arabia. Jacobs says it...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Jacobs-Engineering-opens-office-in-Al-Khobar-to-serve-Aramco_63998.html
September 25, 2014
Sirius Minerals (London), which is developing a potash manufacturing project in the United Kingdom, announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Sirius-signs-MOU-to-form-joint-venture-with-Tanzania-Fertilizer-Company_63994.html
September 24, 2014
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) announced that its affiliate International Gases Company (IGC) today signed a long term carbon monoxide (CO) supply agreement with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sipchem-signs-long-term-contract-with-Sabic-to-supply-CO-for-MMA-production_63967.html
September 22, 2014
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers (RCF; Mumbai) says it is seeking investment opportunities abroad, including a joint venture to set up a fertilizer plant in Iran. "We are...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Rashtriya-Chemicals-and-Fertilizers-plans-urea-project-in-Iran_63912.html
September 18, 2014
Industries Qatar (Doha) said today that it has decided to shelve the Al Sejeel multibillion-dollar petrochemical project it had been planning to build at Ras Laffan. The company says...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qatar-shelves-Al-Sejeel-petchems-project-will-study-schemes-yielding-better-economics_63896.html
September 16, 2014
Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, today confirmed that it is establishing a long-term strategic partnership with Lupin (Mumbai). Lupin will support Merck...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Merck-Serono-confirms-pharma-alliance-with-Lupin-targeting-emerging-markets_63840.html
September 16, 2014
Technip announced today that it has been awarded a “significant” contract by the Bahrain Petroleum Co. (Bapco; Manama). Under the terms of the reimbursable contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Technip-awarded-refinery-expansion-project-in-Bahrain_63836.html
September 10, 2014
Operating profits for Sasol’s chemical cluster increased 178% during the fiscal year ending June 2014, the company says, to a total of rand 8.41 billion ($770 million). Transfers unrelated to sales accounted for half of the gain, but strong performance in the olefins & surfactants (O&S) and solvents businesses plus improvements in polymers contributed the remainder. Total chemical revenues increased 17% to rand 111.7 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-chemical-profits-up-on-strong-olefins-and-surfactants-improved-polymers_63682.html
September 10, 2014
KBR said today that it has been awarded a contract by the Algerian fertilizer producer Fertial to provide licensing and engineering design services to revamp Fertial’s ammonia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/algeria/KBR-awarded-contract-to-revamp-two-ammonia-plants-in-Algeria_63703.html
September 10, 2014
Following anannouncement last month by Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, owners of the Petro Rabigh petrochemical complex at Rabigh, Saudi Arabia, that they intend to merge the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petro-Rabigh-owners-seek-finance-some-units-will-be-built-with-third-parties_63700.html
September 8, 2014
Albemarle and Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) today announced that they have entered into an agreement to establish a manufacturing joint venture to produce ICL's FR-122P...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Albemarle-and-ICL-to-form-polymeric-flame-retardants-JV_63528.html
September 8, 2014
The board of directors of Israel Chemicals (ICL; Tel Aviv) has instructed the management of the Bromine Compounds Co. to develop and implement a plan to improve the profitability of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Israel-Chemicals-reviewing-bromine-operations-to-close-magnesium-plant_63453.html
September 3, 2014
Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Co. (Echem) says feasibility studies for a $1.5-billion propylene project at Alexandria, Egypt, and three other chemical projects, will be completed by 2015, according to a report in Daily News Egypt....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Report-Echem-studying-$1-5-billion-propylene-project-in-Egypt_63583.html
August 28, 2014
BASF, on 27 August, opened a new production plant for concrete admixtures at Nairobi. The production site will allow BASF to better meet the increasing demand for construction...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/BASF-opens-concrete-admixture-facility-in-Kenya_63450.html
August 24, 2014
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh; Rabigh, Saudi Arabia), has announced that, after comprehensively assessing phase two of the investment currently under way, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Rabigh-II-project-to-merge-with-Petro-Rabigh_62947.html
August 20, 2014
Frutarom (Haifa, Israel), a producer of flavors and fragrances, today reported second-quarter net income rose 44.5%, to $25.5 million, on 29% higher sales of $218.1 million. Ebitda was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Acquisitions-help-lift-Frutaroms-revenues-and-earnings_63308.html
August 19, 2014
Mitsubishi Corp. (Tokyo), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI; Tokyo), and Turkish construction firm Gap Insaat (Istanbul) will build a large-scale fertilizer manufacturing complex for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Mitsubishi-Corp-MHI-and-Turkish-firm-awarded-contracts-for-largest-fertilizer-plant-in-Turkmenistan_63283.html
August 18, 2014
Sahara Petrochemicals today declared an emergency shutdown at its Al Waha Petrochemical subsidiary at Al Jubail, a producer of propylene and polypropylene (PP). The company cites...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sahara-declares-emergency-shutdown-at-polypropylene-complex_63261.html
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