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May 28, 2013
Sonatrach (Algiers) and OCI (Cairo), joint owners of Sorfert Algérie, a major fertilizer complex recently completed at Arzew, Algeria, say they have reached an agreement on the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/algeria/Sonatrach-and-OCI-reach-commercial-agreement-on-Sorfert-Algerie_52321.html
May 28, 2013
Technip says it has been awarded a contract comprising technology, engineering services, and the supply of core equipment for the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co.’s (Takreer) new coke...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Technip-awarded-contract-for-calcination-unit-for-coker-project-in-Abu-Dhabi_52312.html
May 28, 2013
Asaad Al Saad new managing director of PIC. Kuwaiti oil minister Hani Hussein resigned on Sunday over the $2.2 billion penalty payment to Dow Chemical earlier this month. He stepped...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Kuwaiti-oil-minister-resigns-following-K-Dow-payment-Maha-Mulla-Hussain-replaced-at-PIC_52310.html
May 25, 2013
Striking workers at a chrome ore mine in Rustenburg, South Africa, owned by Lanxess, have agreed to end a strike and to return to work on Monday, following a deal with the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Workers-end-strike-at-Lanxesss-chrome-mine-in-South-Africa_52302.html
May 24, 2013
Dow Chemical today announced plans to use up to $2 billion of its $2.2 billion payout from Petrochemical Industries of Kuwait (PIC) over the K-Dow joint venture termination to pay down...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Dow-to-use-K-Dow-award-for-debt-repayment_52292.html
May 23, 2013
Sabic has opened its first engineering plastics compounding facility as well as a new polypropylene (PP) compounding plant, at its manufacturing affiliate, Saudi Specialty Chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Report-Sabic-opens-compounding-facilities-at-Al-Jubail_52258.html
May 23, 2013
Polystyrene (PS) demand is expected to be lower worldwide this year compared with last year, according to the latest IHS Chemical Market Advisory Service: Global Plastics &...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Global-PS-demand-expected-to-be-lower-in-2013-because-of-high-feedstock-costs-product-substitution_52256.html
May 23, 2013
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) plans to build an olefins complex and a polyethylene plant at the port of Suhār, Oman, at a cost of about $3 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Oman-plans-cracker-and-polyethylene-plant-at-Suhr_51674.html
May 23, 2013
Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Co. (Muntajat; Doha) will, by mid-2013, take over the marketing and distribution of all chemicals and petrochemicals produced in Qatar....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Muntajat-a-new-gateway-to-Qatars-chemicals-Output-will-more-than-double-by-2020_51686.html
May 23, 2013
Odfjell Tankers and National Chemical Carriers (NCC; Riyadh) have agreed to dissolve their pool of 40,000–45,000 deadweight (dwt) m.t. coated chemical tankers, effective 1 June....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Odfjell-and-Saudi-Arabias-NCC-to-discontinue-tanker-pool_51683.html
May 23, 2013
India has proposed to build a urea manufacturing plant at the petrochemicals hub at Chahbahar, Iran, using natural gas as feedstock, Iranian news agencies report. India has also agreed...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/India-eyes-urea-plant-at-Irans-Chahbahar-petchems-hub_51679.html
May 21, 2013
Miners at the Rustenburg, South Africa, chrome mine owned by Lanxess went on an strike on Thursday and are still striking today. A spokesperson for Lanxess told CW that the miners...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Lanxesss-chrome-mine-in-South-Africa-hit-by-strike_52198.html
May 20, 2013
Saudi Arabian Mining Co.’s (Ma’aden; Riyadh) subsidiary Ma’aden Phosphate Co. (MPC) has restarted its ammonia manufacturing complex at Ras Az Zawr, Saudi Arabia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Maaden-restarts-ammonia-and-diammonium-phosphate-plants_52158.html
May 20, 2013
Iran, Egypt, and Turkey have agreed to form the core of a new industry association, the International Petrochemical Association, an OPEC-like body that will enable cooperation among...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-Egypt-Turkey-agree-to-form-petrochemical-industry-association-for-developing-countries_52164.html
May 17, 2013
Senior officials of Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC; Kuwait City, Kuwait), a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corp. (Kuwait City), are to be suspended pending an inquiry into the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Report-Kuwaiti-cabinet-suspends-PIC-officials-pending-K-Dow-investigation_52130.html
May 15, 2013
RSA Logistics (Dubai, UAE), a provider of transport and logistics services, and Talke (Hürth, Germany) said on Tuesday that they have signed an agreement to form a joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Talke-and-RSA-Logistics-form-joint-venture-in-Dubai_52017.html
May 15, 2013
Chiyoda and CTCI (Taipei) have been awarded an engineering, procurement, supply, construction, and commissioning contract for a previously announced Laffan 2 refinery at Ras...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Chiyoda-and-CTCI-awarded-$600-million-contract-for-refinery-in-Qatar_52010.html
May 14, 2013
Iran on Monday, the first day of the 10th Iran Petrochemical Forum, outlined its petrochemical ambitions. Managing-director of the National Petrochemical Company (NPC; Tehran)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-outlines-2020-targets-at-10th-IPF-conference_51979.html
May 14, 2013
Makhteshim Agan (Tel Aviv) and ChileAgro Solutions (Calera de Tango, Chile) have entered into a definitive agreement under which Makhteshim is to acquire a majority stake in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Makhteshim-to-acquire-majority-stake-in-agchems-company-in-Chile_51975.html
May 13, 2013
The 10th Iran Petrochemical Forum opened in Tehran today. Investment program currently under way will lead to the country’s share of petrochemicals output rising from 24% to 38%...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-holds-10th-Petrochemical-Forum-will-raise-share-of-Mideast-petchems-to-38-percent_51940.html
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