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August 30, 2013
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem; Al Khubar) has announced that commercial production at its newly completed ethyl acetate and butyl acetate complex at Al Jubail will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sipchem-starts-commercial-production-of-ethyl-and-butyl-acetates_54837.html
August 29, 2013
Synthomer Middle East (Ad Dammām, Saudi Arabia) announced today that it will expand its polymer dispersion plant at Ad Dammām. The expansion will bring capacity to more than 100,000...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Synthomer-hikes-polymer-dispersion-capacity-in-Saudi-Arabia_54813.html
August 29, 2013
Marubeni and JGC announced today that they together with the Saudi company Aljomaih Holding have signed a contract to provide electric power and steam to three oil and gas...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Marubeni-JGC-to-supply-power-and-steam-to-Saudi-Aramcos-oil-and-gas-complexes_54808.html
August 28, 2013
Elemental Minerals (Perth, Australia), a minerals exploration company with rights to the Sintoukola potash project in the Republic of Congo (ROC), said today that it has received a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Elemental-gives-update-on-takeover-by-Dingyi-receives-environmental-approval-for-Congo-potash_54786.html
August 28, 2013
Fertilizer capacity in the Middle East is expected to grow to 50.4 million m.t./year by 2016 compared with 31.4 million m.t./year in 2012, a more than 60% increase, according to the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Mideast-fertilizer-industry-will-be-impacted-by-North-American-shale-gas-GPCA-says_54783.html
August 26, 2013
Iran expects to commission the second and final leg of a 1,500-kilometer (km) ethylene pipeline, West Ethylene pipeline, in November this year. The pipeline connects Kavyan, an...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Irans-ethylene-pipeline-to-be-completed-by-end-of-this-year_54726.html
August 26, 2013
Allana Potash Corp (Toronto) announced today that it has signed formal mandate letters with prospective lenders for loans representing over 60–65% of the debt financing needed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Allana-moves-forward-with-financing-for-Ethiopian-potash-project_54741.html
August 26, 2013
Sasol announced today that Christine Ramon has resigned as CFO and executive director of the company, as well as the other office positions she holds throughout the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-CFO-resigns_54737.html
August 23, 2013
The civil unrest in Egypt has driven up prices for oil and certain associated petrochemicals and, based on an analysis of historic trends, a sustained increase in oil costs could...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/IHS-Egypt-crisis-could-inflate-petrochemical-prices-impact-global-supply-chains_54698.html
August 21, 2013
Evonik Industries says that Evonik Acrylics Africa, its joint venture with Ampaglas Plastics Group (Elandsfontein, South Africa), is to start producing extruded sheets of plexiglas...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Evonik-JV-starts-up-PMMA-extrusion-plant-in-South-Africa_54604.html
August 21, 2013
Sasol, owner of the world’s leading gas-to-liquids (GTL) technology, which converts natural gas into liquid fuels, has formed an alliance with engineering contractor Technip...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-forms-alliance-with-Technip-for-future-GTL-projects_54598.html
August 21, 2013
Jubail United Petrochemical Company (Al Jubail), a Sabic manufacturing subsidiary, has awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to Linde for what will be the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-builds-worlds-largest-CO2-recovery-plant-to-supply-urea-and-methanol-facilities_54597.html
August 21, 2013
Petronet LNG (New Delhi) says that on Tuesday it received an inaugural cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) at its new terminal at Kochi, India. The delivery came from RasGas in Qatar...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petronet-LNG-takes-first-delivery-at-Kochi-FACT-and-Bharat-Petroleum-to-benefit_54601.html
August 19, 2013
Sasol (Johannesburg) says that its wholly owned Sasol Investment subsidiary, on 16 August, entered into a definitive sale and share purchase agreement pursuant to which Main Street...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sasol-divests-stake-in-Iran-petrochemical-JV_54553.html
August 19, 2013
BASF Egypt, a wholly owned subsdiary of BASF, has reopened its offices and production facility after a two-day closure due to the social unrest in Egypt, the company announced in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/BASF-reopens-its-Egypt-operations-after-two-day-closure-due-to-social-unrest_54558.html
August 19, 2013
Etihad Rail (Abu Dhabi) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Bertschi (Dürrenäsch, Switzerland), a logistics company specializing in liquid and dry bulk...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Etihad-Rail-Bertschi-sign-deal-covering-chemical-transport-between-UAE-and-other-GCC-countries_54554.html
August 15, 2013
Elemental Minerals (Perth, Australia) says it has been awarded a mining license for its Sintoukola potash project in the Republic of the Congo (ROC), taking the company a step further...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Elemental-Minerals-awarded-potash-mining-license-in-Republic-of-the-Congo_54504.html
August 14, 2013
Sorfert Algérie, a fertilizer joint venture between Sonatrach (Algiers) and OCI (Cairo) has commenced commercial production at Arzew, Algeria, OCI announced. The jv's complex...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/algeria/Sonatrach-OCI-JV-starts-production-at-ammonia-urea-complex-in-Algeria_54481.html
August 13, 2013
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL) has held talks with Allana Potash (Toronto) about the possibility of participating in a potash project in Ethiopia, Haaretz reported on Monday. ICL...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/ICL-may-participate-in-Ethiopian-potash-project_54444.html
August 9, 2013
Clariant and the National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee; Riyadh) announced today that they have signed an agreement to form a masterbatches production joint venture in Saudi Arabia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Clariant-and-Tasnee-form-masterbatches-jv-in-Saudi-Arabia-plan-new-plant_54397.html
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