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January 8, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says it is considering a legal challenge to plans by the Israeli government to seek higher royalties and taxes from the company's phosphate and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ICL-considers-legal-challenge-to-possible-hike-in-mining-royalties-and-taxes_57820.html
December 31, 2013
Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company's, (MPHC; Doha) initial public offering of 323.19 million shares at the Qatari bourse began today, the company has announced. MPHC is a unit of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qatar-Petroleum-listing-of-chemical-subsidiary-begins-today_57698.html
December 27, 2013
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says it has signed a joint venture agreement on 26 December with Abu Dhabi National Chemicals Co. (ChemaWEyaat; Abu Dhabi), to build a previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ChemaWEyaat-and-Indorama-form-JV-for-aromatics-project-in-Abu-Dhabi_57666.html
December 23, 2013
Qatar will shortly launch an initial public offering of shares in Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding, a unit of Qatar Petroleum, the first of a new wave of companies that it intends to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qatar-to-list-Mesaieed-Petrochemical-Holding-on-the-stock-exchange_57621.html
December 23, 2013
Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma’aden; Riyadh) announced today that it has awarded three engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracts for its previously...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Maaden-awards-three-large-EPC-contracts-for-its-phosphate-project-in-Saudi-Arabia_57632.html
December 23, 2013
Methanex says that it has completed the previously announced sale of a 10% stake in Egyptian Methanex Methanol Co. (EMethanex) to multilateral development bank Arab Petroleum...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Methanex-completes-sale-of-10-percent-stake-in-Egyptian-affiliate-to-Apicorp_57626.html
December 20, 2013
Foster Wheeler announced today that Saudi Aramco has awarded it contracts for the provision of engineering and project management services for the development of the Fadhili gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-Aramco-awards-contracts-to-Foster-Wheeler_57604.html
December 19, 2013
Sabic today inaugurated its plastics application development center at Riyadh in the presence of Riyadh governor Khaled bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz. Sabic Plastics Application Development...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-opens-plastics-application-development-center-at-Riyadh_57545.html
December 19, 2013
Hanwha Chemical said today that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to build a petrochemical complex in Iraq. The LOI was signed at Seoul by the company’s president, Han-hong...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Hanwha-Chemical-signs-LOI-to-build-petchems-complex-in-Iraq_57533.html
December 19, 2013
Great Quest Metals (Vancouver), a Canadian mineral exploration company focused on the development of African agricultural mineral projects for local production of fertilizers, says it...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Great-Quest-signs-MOU-to-develop-potash-production-business-in-Botswana_57536.html
December 18, 2013
Technip announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Kuwait Oil Co. (Kuwait City) worth more than $400 million for consultancy services, project management, and engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Technip-awarded-consultancy-services-contract-in-Kuwait_57471.html
December 18, 2013
Sahara Petrochemicals Co. has announced that its subsidiary Al Waha Petrochemicals will undergo a 15-day scheduled maintenance on its plants starting 24 December. Al Waha, in which...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Al-Waha-Petrochemicals-to-undergo-15-day-maintenance_57480.html
December 18, 2013
SK Engineering & Construction on Tuesday signed a $3.6 -on contract in Seoul to build a previously announced petrochemical complex at Ain Sokhna, Egypt. The project is being set up...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/SK-signs-contract-to-build-petchems-complex-in-Egypt_57477.html
December 16, 2013
Petro Rabigh (Rabigh; Saudi Arabia) and its parents, Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, have agreed a number of measures aimed at boosting Petro Rabigh’s financial performance...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petro-Rabigh-to-boost-revenues-with-new-feedstock-and-marketing-deal_57407.html
December 16, 2013
Qatar Petrochemical Co. (Qapco; Doha), an 80-20 joint venture between Industries Qatar and Total, is planning to expand capacity of its Mesaieed, Qatar–based cracker complex by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/qatar/Qapco-plans-to-expand-Mesaieed-operations_57413.html
December 16, 2013
The government of Oman and BP today signed a gas sales agreement and an amended production sharing agreement for the development of the Khazzan field, with BP as the operator. The full...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/BP-and-Oman-sign-major-gas-and-acetic-acid-investment-deal_57412.html
December 13, 2013
Tecnimont (Milan) has won the front-end engineering design (FEED) contract for the $5.5 billion Al Sejeel petrochemical complex at Ras Laffan. Al Sejeel, which in Arabic means hard...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qatar-awards-FEED-contract-for-Al-Sejeel-to-Tecnimont_57392.html
December 12, 2013
Arkema plans to sell its two South African coatings businesses, Arkema Resins and Harveys Composites, to Ferro Industrial Products (Brakpan, South Africa). “Through this divestment, Arkema will dispose of non-strategic activities -- such as resins for composite materials -- which represent few synergies with the remainder of its coating activities,” the company says in a statement....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Arkema-to-divest-South-Africa-coatings-businesses_57328.html
December 11, 2013
Qatar Petroleum (QP; Doha) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Zeon Corp. (Tokyo) and Mitsui & Co. for the development of an integrated world-scale butadiene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qatar-Petroleum-signs-agreement-for-Ras-Laffan-butadiene-elastomer-project_57269.html
December 11, 2013
Air Products says it has signed a joint venture agreement with Takamul Investment (Musqat, Oman), a subsidiary of Oman Oil Co. (Musqat), to establish an integrated industrial gases...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Air-Products-and-Takamul-form-industrial-gases-JV-in-Oman_57261.html
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