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October 24, 2013
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh; Rabigh, Saudi Arabia) today reported a major decline in third-quarter profits and a huge loss in the first nine months. Meanwhile...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petro-Rabigh-third-quarter-profits-down-restarts-ethane-cracker_56140.html
October 23, 2013
Sasol today announced the resignation of André de Ruyter, senior group executive/global chemicals and North America, with effect from 30 November. De Ruyter resigned after more...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-executive-resigns-to-be-CEO-at-Nampak_55912.html
October 23, 2013
Methanex (Vancouver) on 22 October announced plans to sell a 10% equity share in Egyptian Methanex Methanol Company (EMethanex) to Arab Petroleum Investments Corp. (Apicorp; Dammam, Saudi Arabia) for $110 million. The deal, which is expected to close later this year, will increase Apicorp’s share of the joint venture to 17%, while Methanex will retain just over 50%....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Methanex-to-sell-10-percent-share-of-Egyptian-jv-to-Apicorp-for-$110-million_56100.html
October 23, 2013
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem; Al Khubar), citing higher prices and margins and lower charges, today reported a rise in third-quarter profits. Net profit rose 18.9%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sipchem-reports-higher-third-quarter-profits_56107.html
October 22, 2013
Citing higher production and sales volumes and improved prices, Yanbu National Petrochemical Co. (Yansab; Yanbuʿ, Saudi Arabia), a Sabic affiliate, today reported a large increase in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Yansabs-profits-double-Methanol-Chemical-Co-s-are-down_56085.html
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
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