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January 14, 2015
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) today announced that it has pulled out of an agreement to acquire Sasa Polyester Sanayi (Adana, Turkey), a leading polyester and polyethylene terephthalate...
January 13, 2015
Yanbu National Petrochemical Co. (YanSab), a Sabic subsidiary, today announced a large increase in fourth-quarter profits but a slide in full-year earnings. Net profit in the fourth...
January 12, 2015
The Oman government is considering reviving plans to partially privatize Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries (Orpic; Muscat), reports say. Reviving the privatization is a...
January 12, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) launched its Potash for Growth program in Ethiopia today. The program is designed to promote balanced fertilization among Ethiopia's small and...
January 11, 2015
The boards of directors of Saudi Kayan and Yanbu National Petrochemical Co. (YanSab), both Sabic affiliates, today accepted the resignation of Mutlaq Al Morished from the post of...
January 8, 2015
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) today announced that it has reached a definitive agreement with subsidiaries of Polyplex (Gautam Buddh Nagar, India) located in Singapore and Turkey, to...
January 8, 2015
Sadara Basic Services Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sadara Chemical Co., has agreed to issue a loan of 40 million Saudi riyals ($10.7 million), to cover a part of its share of the...
January 8, 2015
Praj Industries (Pune, India) says it has been awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract by Kakira Sugars (Kakira, Uganda) to supply an ethanol production...
January 5, 2015
Equate Petrochemical, a joint venture among Petrochemical Industries Co. (Kuwait City), Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical Co., and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, today...
January 5, 2015
Advanced Petrochemical Co., a Saudi producer of propylene and polypropylene, today reported its preliminary 2014 results. The company reports fourth-quarter net profit increased 24%...
January 5, 2015
National Petrochemical Industrial Co. (NatPet; Yanbu, Saudi Arabia) will shut its propylene and polypropylene (PP) complex at Yanbu on 25 January for scheduled maintenance, the...
January 1, 2015
Cristal, the titanium dioxide (TiO2) subsidiary of the National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee), has announced that it will begin commercial production of titanium slag at its new...
December 31, 2014
Plastics production capacity in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will increase 25% by 2020, to 33.8 million m.t./year, says the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals...
December 31, 2014
Saudi International Petrochemical (Sipchem; Al Khobar) says it plans to start up a polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) plant at Al Jubail during the first quarter of 2015. "The...
December 30, 2014
Petrochemical Indstries Co. (PIC), a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corp.; and the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA; Manama) have signed a partnership agreement for an aromatics...
December 29, 2014
Sadara Basic Services Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sadara, itself a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, today signed a feedstock allocation extension agreement...
December 29, 2014
Saudi Arabian Fertilizer Co. (Safco) began trial operations at the company's new urea plant at Jubail, Saudi Arabia on 25 December, the company said on the same day. The trial...
December 23, 2014
H.B. Fuller has agreed to acquire Continental Products Limited (Nairobi), an industrial adhesives maker active in eastern and central Africa, for an undisclosed sum. Continental...
December 23, 2014
Indian pharma major Cipla (Mumbai) said today that its Cipla Medpro subsidiary, the third-largest pharma company in South Africa, has been awarded a 2.00-billion rand ($172.7 million)...
December 23, 2014
Procter & Gamble (P&G) said on Monday that it has agreed to sell its Camay and Zest soap brands along with transferring a manufacturing facility in Mexico to Unilever for an...
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