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April 17, 2013
Praxair’s Mideastern subsidiary has announced the start-up of its first air separation plant (ASU) in the Kingdom of Bahrain—a small island country near the western shores...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Praxair-starts-up-ASU-in-the-Mideast_51241.html
April 17, 2013
Equate has signed a agreement with Gulf Cryo (Dubai) for Kuwait’s second carbon dioxide (CO2) recovery project. Gulf Cryo will obtain CO2  from Equate’s Al...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Equate-selects-Gulf-Cryo-for-CO2-recovery-project_51225.html
April 16, 2013
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, South Korea) says it has appointed Sun Ace South Africa (Johannesburg) as its new exclusive distributor for the Sub-Saharan Africa region for antioxidants...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Songwon-appoints-Sun-Ace-as-distributor-for-sub-Saharan-Africa_51195.html
April 15, 2013
Sabic announced today that it maintained a strong financial performance during 2012 and increased its production capacity to reach 72 million m.t./year, a 3-million m.t. increase...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-reports-2012-results-outlines-investment-projects_51176.html
April 15, 2013
Iran has confirmed previously announced plans to set up a new petrochemicals hub at Chahbahar, on the coast on the Gulf of Oman, and said it will soon become the biggest petrochemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-to-set-up-petchems-hub-at-Chahbahar-exports-to-rise-this-year_51175.html
April 15, 2013
Technip has been awarded a contract by state-owned Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) to carry out work on a sulfur recovery project at Bapco’s Sitrah, Bahrain. refinery. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Technip-awarded-sulfur-recovery-plant-contract-in-Bahrain_51174.html
April 15, 2013
A number of Saudi Arabian firms have reported their first quarter 2013 earnings. Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate, reports a net loss of 154.87 million Saudi riyals ($41.3 million) for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-Arabian-firms-report-mixed-first-quarter-results_51173.html
April 12, 2013
Elemental Minerals (Perth, Australia) has commenced Phase 3A drilling at the Kola deposit on the company’s Sintoukola Potash Project in the Republic of the Congo, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Elemental-Minerals-begins-drilling-at-Republic-of-the-Congo-potash-mine_49532.html
April 11, 2013
Yair Lapid, Israel's new finance minister, says he will oppose any attempt by Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan to acquire Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv). Lapid said he...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Israels-finance-minister-opposes-PotashCorp-bid-for-ICL_51114.html
April 10, 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-chemical-tanker-pool_51041.html
April 10, 2013
Biobased plastics production requires only 0.006% of the 5-billion hectare global agricultural area, according to data recently published by industry body European Bioplastics...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Industry-association-Biobased-plastics-land-use-does-not-pose-threat-to-food-crops_51042.html
April 10, 2013
PolyOne says that Juffali PolyOne Masterbatch, a joint venture between PolyOne and E.A. Juffali & Brothers (Jidda, Saudi Arabia), has opened their previously announced new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/PolyOne-opens-specialty-colorant-JV-facility-in-Saudi-Arabia_51038.html
April 9, 2013
Sabic and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have signed an initial agreement jointly to develop "practical solutions and processes," Sabic announced. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-and-MIT-sign-research-collaboration-agreement_51020.html
April 5, 2013
Brazil has launched two investigations into the possible dumping in the Brazilian market of polypropylene (PP) originating from South Africa, India, and Korea. The probes cover the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Brazil-investigates-alleged-dumping-of-PP-from-South-Africa-India-Korea_50971.html
April 5, 2013
Lonza and Teva Pharmaceutical (PetaŠł• Tiqwa, Israel) say that the potential to develop, manufacture, and market affordable, efficacious, and safe biosimilars remains an area of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Lonza-and-Teva-reaffirm-commitment-to-biosimilars-joint-venture_50962.html
April 4, 2013
When the process is completed later this year, Muntajat will have transformed nine separate marketing organizations with limited resources into one of the largest chemical suppliers in the world...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Muntajat-expands-control-of-Qatar-chemical-exports-to-70-percent_50960.html
April 3, 2013
Sasol Olefins & Surfactants (Sasol O&S; Hamburg), a subsidiary of Sasol, has sold its entire share of Sasol Gulf (Dubai) to Anichem (Dubai), Sasol announced today. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sasol-Olefins-and-Surfactants-sells-Dubai-unit-to-Anichem_50917.html
April 2, 2013
Saudi International Petrochemical (Sipchem; Al Khubar) says that its Sipchem Marketing affiliate has opened an office in Singapore to strengthen its global petrochemical marketing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/Sipchem-opens-office-in-Singapore_50881.html
April 2, 2013
Sadara Chemical has closed its issuance Islamic bonds, or Sukuk, worth 7.5 billion Saudi riyals. The issuance was oversubscribed, leading to an increase from the initial expected...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sadara-closes-Islamic-bond-issue_50890.html
April 2, 2013
Toyo Engineering (Narashino, Japan) says it has been jointly awarded with the Engineering for the Petroleum & Process Industries (Enppi; Cairo), a contract to build a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Toyo-Engineering-awarded-contract-for-polyethylene-plant-in-Egypt_50880.html
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