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October 10, 2014
Nuberg Engineering (Noida, India) says it has been awarded a $15-million chlor-alkali engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract by salt company Al Ghaith Industries...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Indian-firm-awarded-EPC-contract-for-Abu-Dhabi-chlor-alkali-expansion_64457.html
October 10, 2014
Bahrain Petroleum Co. (Bapco) has awarded Chevron Lummus Global, a joint venture between CB&I and Chevron, a contract in excess of $100 million. The scope of contract work includes...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Chevron-Lummus-Global-to-upgrade-refinery-in-Bahrain_64435.html
October 8, 2014
Drugs major Cipla (Mumbai) has signed an agreement with its Iranian distributor to establish a manufacturing facility in Iran. The company has informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Cipla-to-establish-manufacturing-unit-in-Iran_64276.html
October 3, 2014
Shell has become the first organization to offer a globally available portfolio of natural gas–based fluids and solvents, Shell announced today. The high-purity paraffinic fluids...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Shell-Chemical-offers-gas-based-fluids-and-solvents-product-portfolio_64260.html
October 2, 2014
Israel Chemicals (ICL; Tel Aviv) today announced that its ICL industrial products (ICL IP) segment has initiated start-up activities of its new polymeric flame retardant (FR)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ICL-starts-production-of-polymeric-flame-retardant_64249.html
September 30, 2014
Dow Construction Chemicals will launch a new technology this week that meets the growing demand for energy efficient cool reflective roof coatings (CRRC) in the Middle East region. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Dow-to-produce-acrylic-polymers-in-Jebel-Ali-for-roof-coatings_64181.html
September 30, 2014
Advanced Petrochemical Co. says it will begin receiving propylene from Saudi Aramco Total Refining and Petrochemicals Co. (Satorp; Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia) from 1 October, 2014...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Satorp-to-start-supplying-propylene-to-Advanced-in-October_64131.html
September 29, 2014
National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee) says that it has submitted an offer on 28 September to the Gulf Investment Corp. to acquire an additional 13% stake in Cristal, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Tasnee-to-raise-stake-in-TiO2-maker-Cristal_64090.html
September 29, 2014
Sasol announced today that it has appointed Bongani Nqwababa as executive director and CFO effective 1 March 2015. Nqwababa has been an independent nonexecutive director and a member...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-appoints-new-executive-director-and-CFO_64104.html
September 29, 2014
Kemira says that Antti Salminen has been appointed president/municipal and industrial and head/Europe, Mideast, and Africa, effective 1 November. Salminen has been employed by Kemira...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Kemira-appoints-new-headmunicipal-and-industrial-and-EMEA_64099.html
September 25, 2014
The MOU was signed by Ernesto Occhiello, executive v.p./technology & innovation at Sabic (seated left), and Wolfram Stichert, CEO of hte. Sabic says it has signed a memorandum of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/Sabic-signs-deal-with-German-company-to-fast-track-catalysis-R-and-D_64066.html
September 25, 2014
Jacobs Engineering is has opened a new office in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia, to strengthen its support for Saudi Aramco and other key clients and partners in Saudi Arabia. Jacobs says it...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Jacobs-Engineering-opens-office-in-Al-Khobar-to-serve-Aramco_63998.html
September 25, 2014
Sirius Minerals (London), which is developing a potash manufacturing project in the United Kingdom, announced today that it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Sirius-signs-MOU-to-form-joint-venture-with-Tanzania-Fertilizer-Company_63994.html
September 24, 2014
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) announced that its affiliate International Gases Company (IGC) today signed a long term carbon monoxide (CO) supply agreement with...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sipchem-signs-long-term-contract-with-Sabic-to-supply-CO-for-MMA-production_63967.html
September 22, 2014
Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers (RCF; Mumbai) says it is seeking investment opportunities abroad, including a joint venture to set up a fertilizer plant in Iran. "We are...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Rashtriya-Chemicals-and-Fertilizers-plans-urea-project-in-Iran_63912.html
September 18, 2014
Industries Qatar (Doha) said today that it has decided to shelve the Al Sejeel multibillion-dollar petrochemical project it had been planning to build at Ras Laffan. The company says...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qatar-shelves-Al-Sejeel-petchems-project-will-study-schemes-yielding-better-economics_63896.html
September 16, 2014
Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck KGaA, today confirmed that it is establishing a long-term strategic partnership with Lupin (Mumbai). Lupin will support Merck...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Merck-Serono-confirms-pharma-alliance-with-Lupin-targeting-emerging-markets_63840.html
September 16, 2014
Technip announced today that it has been awarded a “significant” contract by the Bahrain Petroleum Co. (Bapco; Manama). Under the terms of the reimbursable contract...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Technip-awarded-refinery-expansion-project-in-Bahrain_63836.html
September 10, 2014
Operating profits for Sasol’s chemical cluster increased 178% during the fiscal year ending June 2014, the company says, to a total of rand 8.41 billion ($770 million). Transfers unrelated to sales accounted for half of the gain, but strong performance in the olefins & surfactants (O&S) and solvents businesses plus improvements in polymers contributed the remainder. Total chemical revenues increased 17% to rand 111.7 billion....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasol-chemical-profits-up-on-strong-olefins-and-surfactants-improved-polymers_63682.html
September 10, 2014
KBR said today that it has been awarded a contract by the Algerian fertilizer producer Fertial to provide licensing and engineering design services to revamp Fertial’s ammonia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/algeria/KBR-awarded-contract-to-revamp-two-ammonia-plants-in-Algeria_63703.html
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