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January 28, 2014
Borouge announced today that it has signed a contract with the Abu Dhabi Petroleum Ports Operating Co. (Irshad), one of Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.’s subsidiaries, to handle...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Irshad-to-handle-Borouges-port-container-yard-services_58350.html
January 27, 2014
Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Co. (MPHC; Doha) raised 3.2 billion Qatari rials ($880 million) from its initial public offering on the Qatar stock exchange, according to various media...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qatars-Mesaieed-Petrochemical-IPO-fully-subscribed-raises-$880-million_58330.html
January 27, 2014
Makhteshim Agan Industries (MAI), the world’s leading supplier of generic crop protection chemicals, has announced that it will transition to a new global brand, Adama, beginning...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Makhteshim-Agan-changes-name-to-Adama-Agricultural-Solutions_58323.html
January 23, 2014
The European Union this week lifted a ban on trade in petrochemicals with Iran, as part of a preliminary agreement on Iran's nuclear program that was reached in November 2013. Iran...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/EU-lifts-ban-on-petchem-trade-with-Iran-following-nuclear-deal_58242.html
January 22, 2014
Tasnee (Riyadh) and Cristal (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia) say they have agreed to form a joint venture with Toho Titanium Co. (Chigasaki, Japan) to build a titanium sponge production facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Tasnee-Cristal-Toho-form-JV-to-build-titanium-sponge-plant-in-Saudi-Arabia_58195.html
January 22, 2014
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, reports a major increase in fourth-quarter profits. Net profit in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/More-Saudi-firms-announce-earnings-results_58177.html
January 21, 2014
Boeing, Etihad Airways, Takreer (Abu Dhabi), Total, and the Masdar Institute of Science and Technology (Masdar City, Abu Dhabi) will collaborate on an initiative to support a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Boeing-joins-team-to-grow-biofuel-supply-chain-in-UAE_58146.html
January 20, 2014
Sabic on Sunday reported a 5.7% increase in fourth-quarter net profit, to 6.16 billion Saudi riyals ($1.64 billion). Gross profit was 1% higher, at SR13.82 billion, while operating...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-reports-higher-fourth-quarter-and-full-year-earnings_58111.html
January 20, 2014
Industries Qatar (IQ; Doha) on Sunday announced a tentative shutdown schedule for its manufacturing facilities during the first quarter. IQ’s shutdown timetable in the first...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Industries-Qatar-plans-lengthy-plant-closures-in-first-quarter_58118.html
January 20, 2014
Saudi Kayan, a Sabic affiliate; Alujain, parent of polypropylene (PP) producer Natpet; Sipchem; and Saudi Chemical Co., have announced better earning results in the fourth quarter of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-firms-announce-improved-fourth-quarter-earnings_58124.html
January 16, 2014
Sasol today commissioned its new ethylene purification facility at Sasolburg. The company’s CEO, David Constable; and the South African minister of trade and industry, Rob...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasols-new-ethylene-splitter-will-lead-to-PE-capacity-hike_57946.html
January 16, 2014
Sahara Petrochemical today reported a huge increase in quarterly profits citing improved performance at its Al Waha polypropylene (PP) production affiliate, which in the past was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-polypropylene-producers-Sahara-and-Advanced-report-large-increase-in-profits_58008.html
January 16, 2014
International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) said today that it has acquired Aromor Flavors & Fragrances (Kibbutz Givat Oz, Israel), a producer of complex specialty...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/IFF-acquires-Israeli-flavors-and-fragrances-firm-Aromor_58007.html
January 15, 2014
The board of Yara International (Oslo) has informed the Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim) that the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/libya/Norway-fines-Yara-for-corrupt-payments-related-to-Libya-India-expansions_57970.html
January 13, 2014
Yanbu National Petrochemical Co. (YanSab; Yanbu, Saudi Arabia) today reported a 31% drop in fourth-quarter net profit to 442.2 million Saudi riyals ($117.9 million). Gross profit was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/YanSab-Safco-report-lower-fourth-quarter-profits_57925.html
January 9, 2014
Erez Vigodman. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries (PetaŠł• Tiqwa, Israel) says that Erez Vigodman, 54, has been appointed as president and CEO, effective 1 February. Teva announced on 30...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Teva-names-Makhteshim-Agan-boss-as-new-CEO_57824.html
January 9, 2014
Specialty chemicals and food ingredients distributor IMCD Group (Rotterdam) and SO.F.TER. (Forlì, Italy) have announced the signing of an exclusive distribution agreement for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/IMCD-and-SO-F-TER-sign-distribution-agreement-for-South-Africa_57821.html
January 8, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says it is considering a legal challenge to plans by the Israeli government to seek higher royalties and taxes from the company's phosphate and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ICL-considers-legal-challenge-to-possible-hike-in-mining-royalties-and-taxes_57820.html
December 31, 2013
Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company's, (MPHC; Doha) initial public offering of 323.19 million shares at the Qatari bourse began today, the company has announced. MPHC is a unit of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qatar-Petroleum-listing-of-chemical-subsidiary-begins-today_57698.html
December 27, 2013
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says it has signed a joint venture agreement on 26 December with Abu Dhabi National Chemicals Co. (ChemaWEyaat; Abu Dhabi), to build a previously announced...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ChemaWEyaat-and-Indorama-form-JV-for-aromatics-project-in-Abu-Dhabi_57666.html
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