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October 21, 2013
Iran is looking to export more methanol capacity from its complexes, Petrochemical Commercial Co. (PCC; Tehran) says. PCC’s director, Ali Tahouri, tells CW that Iran’s main...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-stepping-up-methanol-exports_56053.html
October 21, 2013
Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia) says that on 16 October there was a leak in water pipes connecting with the Rabigh-based ethane cracker, which has led to the suspension of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petro-Rabigh-suspends-cracker-operation-following-water-leak_56050.html
October 21, 2013
Saudi Arabia Fertilizer Co. (Safco, Al Jubail), citing lower fertilizer prices, today reported a major drop in profits. Net profit in the third quarter was down 36%, to 734 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Safco-reports-decline-in-profits-on-lower-fertilizer-sales_56062.html
October 18, 2013
Ilam Petrochemical Co. (Ilam, Iran), majority owned by Petrochemical Commercial Co. (PCC; Tehran), is expected to be commissioned in December raising significantly the polyethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Irans-Ilam-complex-to-start-up-Moghaddam-takes-over-from-Bayat_56034.html
October 18, 2013
Equate (Safat, Kuwait), a joint venture among Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC), Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical, and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, has completed a feasibility...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Equate-presents-expansion-plans-to-board-Olefins-III-project-makes-progress_56026.html
October 17, 2013
Dow Chemical today outlined a strategy for its performance plastics business and gave an update on the company’s major projects in Saudi Arabia and on the US Gulf Coast. Speaking...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/K-2013-Dow-outlines-plastics-strategy-gives-update-on-investments_56001.html
October 15, 2013
Evonik Industries says that the Saudi Acrylic Polymer Co. (Sapco), its joint venture with the Saudi Acrylic Acid Co., has completed the construction of its superabsorbent polymer plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Evoniks-superabsorbent-polymers-plant-completed-in-Saudi-Arabia_55945.html
October 15, 2013
Plant genomics company Evogene (Reḥovot, Israel) and DuPont Pioneer, the seed business of DuPont, have extended and expanded their multiyear research collaboration for developing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/DuPont-Pioneer-and-Evogene-expand-collaboration-for-soybean-rust-resistance_55944.html
October 14, 2013
Nama Chemicals (Al Jubail) says it has begun trial runs at its expanded epoxy resins manufacturing facility at Al Jubail. The project doubled Nama’s epoxy resins capacity to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Nama-Chemicals-begins-trial-runs-at-expanded-epoxy-resins-plant_55911.html
October 11, 2013
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (Petach Tikva, Israel), the world’s leading generic drugs maker, has announced plans to restructure its business, including a reduction of some...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Teva-to-restructure-operations-cut-5000-jobs-worldwide_55880.html
October 10, 2013
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate; Sahara Petrochemical Co.; and Advanced Petrochemical today reported much better third-quarter results. Kayan reported net profit of 43.27 million Saudi...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-petchem-firms-report-improved-third-quarter-results-Kayan-swings-to-profit_55811.html
October 10, 2013
Private equity firm Advent International (Boston) will sell Oxea (Oberhausen, Germany), to Oman Oil Co. (OOC; Muscat), which is owned by the government of Oman. Financial details were...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/oman/Oman-Oil-to-acquire-Oxea_55807.html
October 10, 2013
Sasol and the Department of Trade and Industry (dti; Pretoria, South Africa) have opened the ChemCity Business Incubator (CBI) at Sasolburg, South Africa, that will support and promote...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-opens-ChemCity-Business-Incubator_55808.html
October 10, 2013
Warren Wilder, executive director of the chemicals business of Saudi Aramco, has been named to the board of directors of Sadara Chemical Co., effective 1 October 2013. Sadara is a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Warren-Wilder-joins-Sadara-board-of-directors_55804.html
October 10, 2013
Allana Potash Corp., (Toronto) says it was granted a mining license by the Ethiopian Ministry of Mines for a previously announced Danakhil potash project in Ethiopia. The move follows...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Allana-Potash-receives-mining-license-for-Ethiopian-project_55802.html
October 9, 2013
Lanxess says it has commissioned the previously announced, new carbon dioxide (CO2) concentration unit at its production site at Newcastle, South Africa. Lanxess invested about...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Lanxess-commissions-CO-concentration-unit-in-South-Africa_55774.html
October 8, 2013
Sabic is implementing a major reshuffle of executive v.p.'s, including some promotions. The move follows the retirement of Abdullah Bazid, executive v.p./corporate strategy and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-shuffles-executive-v-p-roles_55746.html
October 8, 2013
Foster Wheeler announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC; Kuwait City) for a prefeasibility study and a market report for a proposed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Foster-Wheeler-awarded-prefeasibility-study-for-aromatics-plant-in-Kuwait_55740.html
October 8, 2013
Fertilizer capacity in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states, which include Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, will rise by 47% in the next...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/GCC-fertilizer-capacity-to-rise-by-close-to-50-percent-in-next-five-years_55738.html
October 8, 2013
Chevron Phillips Chemical (The Woodlands, TX) on 8 October said it will be making several changes in management as of 1 December to accommodate the retirement of Rick Roberts, senior v.p./manufacturing. Dan Coombs, currently senior v.p./specialties, aromatics, and styrenics, will become senior v.p./manufacturing. Ron Corn, v.p./corporate planning and development, will become senior v.p./specialties, aromatics, and styrenics. Jim Telljohann, currently manager/global business development, will become v.p./corporate planning and development....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Chevron-Phillips-Chemical-announces-management-changes_55744.html
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