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December 30, 2015
African Potash (London) says it has acquired the main fertilizer trading activities of Beryl Holdings (Johannesburg). Beryl Holdings has transferred the activities, consisting of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/African-Potash-acquires-fertilizer-trader_76126.html
December 30, 2015
Nuberg Engineering (Noida, India), an engineering, procurement, and construction company, says that it recently commissioned three major industrial chemical plants in Abu Dhabi...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Nuberg-Engineering-commissions-three-chemical-plants_76109.html
December 29, 2015
Dow Chemical announced on Wednesday that it has finalized the transaction to sell its ownership interest in MEGlobal (Dubai) to Equate Petrochemical Co. and has received $1.5 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Dow-finalizes-sale-of-MEGlobal-to-Equate_76061.html
December 23, 2015
In its latest annual World Oil Outlook (WOO) published on Wednesday, OPEC assumes the price of oil rising to $70/bbl in 2020 and $95/bbl in 2040, expressed in 2014 prices. These...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/OPEC-Oil-price-likely-to-rise-to-$70bbl-by-2020_76044.html
December 22, 2015
An explosion at the high-density polyethylene (HDPE) plant of Marun Petrochemical Co. (MPC), a subsidiary of National Petrochemical Co. (Tehran), at Mahshahr, Iran, killed three...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Report-Explosion-at-Iran-petchem-site-kills-three_76015.html
December 18, 2015
Maire Tecnimont on Friday confirmed that it has been awarded a contract by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic) to supply polyolefin plants for Orpic’s Liwa...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Tecnimont-GS-Mitsui-and-Co-confirm-Oman-contracts_75973.html
December 17, 2015
Alujain Corp., majority owner of propylene and polypropylene (PP) producer NatPet, has announced that a sudden technical problem on 13 December has forced the company to take the Nat...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/NatPet-takes-propylene-PP-complex-offline-due-to-technical-fault_75893.html
December 16, 2015
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) said on Wednesday that it has resumed operations at its affiliate, International Methanol Co. (IMC) methanol plant at Jubail, Saudi...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sipchem-resumes-operations-at-methanol-plant_75894.html
December 16, 2015
More detail has emerged on reports that BASF is considering investing in petrochemicals at Assaluyeh, Iran, when economic sanctions are lifted. Sanctions are expected to be lifted in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/iran/BASF-screens-Iran-investment-opportunities_75868.html
December 16, 2015
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) says that it has appointed chemicals distributor Depotchem  (Bnei Ayish, Israel) as its exclusive distributor for Israel starting 1 January...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Songwon-appoints-Depotchem-as-exclusive-distributor-for-Israel_75865.html
December 15, 2015
Sasol has appointed Bongani Nqwababa and Steve Cornell as joint-presidents and CEOs of the company, effective 1 July 2016. The announcement follows the decision last June of current...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-appoints-joint-CEOs_75861.html
December 14, 2015
BASF has declined to comment on a report that it is planning to invest in petrochemicals in Iran. The local Press TV, citing Hamid Reza Rostami, director of planning and development at...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/iran/BASF-to-invest-in-petrochemicals-in-Iran_75823.html
December 13, 2015
The 12th Iran Petrochemical Forum opened on Sunday in Tehran with around 2,000 delegates attending.  Petrochemical producers, traders, technology licensors, bankers, engineering...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/IFP-2015-Iran-ready-for-business-in-post-sanctions-era_75812.html
December 10, 2015
Brenntag says it has agreed to acquire specialties distributor Plastichem (Kempton Park, South Africa). The transaction, terms of which have not been disclosed, is expected to close in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Brenntag-acquires-specialties-distributor-in-South-Africa_75765.html
December 10, 2015
Oiltanking (Hamburg) says it has agreed to acquire an unspecified stake in Galana Mozambique, the tank storage subsidiary of refined-products trading and logistics company Galana Group...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Oiltanking-buys-stake-in-Mozambique-tank-terminal-projects-agrees-on-feedstock-storage-deal-with-Ineos-in-Europe_75732.html
December 9, 2015
Flavors and fine ingredients company Frutarom Industries (Haifa, Israel) says that it has acquired Hong Kong-based companies Inventive Technology and Prowin International, collectively...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Frutarom-acquires-Hong-Kong-based-flavors-company_75710.html
December 8, 2015
Sadara Chemical, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, said on Tuesday that it had started up its linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) plant at Jubail Industrial...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sadara-commissions-first-of-26-plants-at-$20-billion-petchems-complex_75685.html
December 8, 2015
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with LLNP, a Namibian subsidiary of the Leviev Group, an international holding and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/ICL-to-establish-phosphate-JV-in-Namibia_75684.html
December 7, 2015
OCP (Casablanca), one of the largest global phosphate rock and fertilizer players, on Monday announced higher year-to-date earnings and forecast for the full year significantly higher...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/OCP-raises-earnings-revenues-expects-higher-full-year-profits_75667.html
December 4, 2015
Yara International (Oslo) says that it has signed an agreement to acquire Greenbelt Fertilisers, a distributor of fertilizers in Malawi, Mozambique, and Zambia, for $51 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Yara-to-acquire-fertilizer-distributor-in-Africa_75639.html
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