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October 8, 2014
Drugs major Cipla (Mumbai) has signed an agreement with its Iranian distributor to establish a manufacturing facility in Iran. The company has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Cipla-to-establish-manufacturing-unit-in-Iran_64276.html
October 3, 2014
Shell has become the first organization to offer a globally available portfolio of natural gas–based fluids and solvents, Shell announced today. The high-purity paraffinic fluids...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Shell-Chemical-offers-gas-based-fluids-and-solvents-product-portfolio_64260.html
October 2, 2014
Israel Chemicals (ICL; Tel Aviv) today announced that its ICL industrial products (ICL IP) segment has initiated start-up activities of its new polymeric flame retardant (FR)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ICL-starts-production-of-polymeric-flame-retardant_64249.html
September 30, 2014
Dow Construction Chemicals will launch a new technology this week that meets the growing demand for energy efficient cool reflective roof coatings (CRRC) in the Middle East region. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Dow-to-produce-acrylic-polymers-in-Jebel-Ali-for-roof-coatings_64181.html
September 30, 2014
Advanced Petrochemical Co. says it will begin receiving propylene from Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemicals Co. (Satorp; Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia) from 1 October, 2014...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Satorp-to-start-supplying-propylene-to-Advanced-in-October_64131.html
September 29, 2014
National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee) says that it has submitted an offer on 28 September to the Gulf Investment Corp. to acquire an additional 13% stake in Cristal, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Tasnee-to-raise-stake-in-TiO2-maker-Cristal_64090.html
September 29, 2014
Sasol announced today that it has appointed Bongani Nqwababa as executive director and CFO effective 1 March 2015. Nqwababa has been an independent nonexecutive director and a member...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-appoints-new-executive-director-and-CFO_64104.html
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
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