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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
October 6, 2013
Advanced Petrochemical Co. (Advanced; Dammam, Saudi Arabia) has appointed a new board of directors. Khalifa bin Adbullatif Al Melhem has been appointed chairman of the board. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Advanced-Petrochemical-appoints-new-board-of-directors_55700.html
October 1, 2013
Dow Chemical and Saudi Aramco’s joint-venture megaproject, Sadara Chemical, is on budget and on schedule, with 90% of the engineering, 70% of the procurement, and 20-25% of the construction complete, says William Weideman, CFO of Dow Chemical....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sadara-megaproject-on-schedule-for-2015-says-Dow_55464.html
September 30, 2013
Arkema, the world’s second-largest producer of organic peroxides; and Saudi investment company Watan Industrial Investment have signed an agreement for the construction of an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Arkema-and-Watan-Industrial-Investment-form-organic-peroxides-JV-in-Saudi-Arabia_55505.html
September 27, 2013
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem; Al Khubar) has announced that it has commenced operations at its International Polymers Co. (IPC) affiliate. Operations began on...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sipchem-begins-commissioning-of-EVA-LDPE-complex_55475.html
September 26, 2013
The previously announced commissioning of the Satorp refinery and petrochemical complex, a joint venture between Total and Saudi Aramco at Al Jubail, has begun, Total announced today...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Satorps-petrochemical-units-to-start-up-by-year-end_55448.html
September 25, 2013
Petro Rabigh says that over the weekend it restarted all the basic units within the Petro Rabigh petrochemical complex at Rabigh, Saudi Arabia. The company, on 15 September...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petro-Rabigh-restarts-complex-with-limited-capacity-utilization-following-power-cut_55440.html
September 24, 2013
Arab Potash Co. (APC; Amman, Jordan) will operate its facilities at a reduced rate for the foreseeable future, according to a company filing with the Amman Stock Exchange. The decision...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Arab-Potash-Co-to-operate-at-20-percent-of-capacity-until-potash-market-improves_55387.html
September 23, 2013
Jamal Al Sarayrah, APC chairman, and Liu Deshu, president of Sinochem, sign the agreement at Beijing. Sinochem (Beijing) and Arab Potash Co. (APC; Amman, Jordan) say that they signed a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sinochem-and-Arab-Potash-sign-three-year-potash-supply-agreement_55353.html
September 19, 2013
Sahara Petrochemicals says it has completed maintenance work on the utility plant of its affiliate Al Waha Petrochemicals following a technical failure, which occured on 8 September...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sahara-completes-maintenance-on-Al-Wahas-PP-complex_55257.html
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