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March 1, 2013
Oiltanking Grindrod Calulo (Durban, South Africa), an Oiltanking (Hamburg) subsidiary, has entered into an agreement to acquire the business of Grindrod Tank Terminals, a division of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Oiltanking-acquires-two-terminals-in-South-Africa-secures-licenses-for-chemicals_50201.html
March 1, 2013
Qatar Petroleum (QP) and Shell Chemicals have awarded Fluor the front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract for the Al Karaana Petrochemicals Complex at Ras Laffan Industrial City, Qatar, the companies said last week. Qatar Petroleum holds an 80% stake and Shell the other 20%....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Fluor-wins-FEED-contract-for-Qatar-petchem-complex_50150.html
February 28, 2013
Clean energy company Dyesol (Queanbeyan, Australia) says that Saudi Arabia’s National Industrialization Co. (Tasnee; Riyadh), has invested A$4 million ($4.1 million) in Dyesol by...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Tasnee-invests-in-Australian-clean-energy-firm_50111.html
February 25, 2013
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says that its board of directors, in a meeting held on 22 February, approved the acquisition of a packaging company in Nigeria that produces polyethylene...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Indorama-acquires-packaging-business-in-Nigeria_50037.html
February 22, 2013
Industries Qatar (IQ; Doha), one of the largest regional players controlling petrochemical, fertilizer, and steel manufacturing subsidiaries in Qatar, reported record full-year 2012...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Industries-Qatar-reports-record-full-year-profits-transfers-marketing-activities-to-new-firm_50016.html
February 21, 2013
National Petrochemical Company (Petrochem; Riyadh) has announced the audited consolidated financial results for the full-year ended 31 December 2012. The company reported a net loss of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-Arabias-Petrochem-reports-huge-losses-in-2012_49988.html
February 21, 2013
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels) has objected to the findings of the recently published World Health Organization-United Nations Environment...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ICCA-UN-report-fails-to-meet-scientific-work-standards_49991.html
February 21, 2013
Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals (Port Harcourt, Nigeria) has secured a $375-million financing package from the International Finance Corp. (IFC; Washington), a member of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/algeria/Indorama-Eleme-secures-$375-million-loan-for-fertilizer-plant-in-Nigeria_49989.html
February 20, 2013
Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical, today announced its audited financial results for full-year 2012. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petro-Rabighs-full-year-profits-soar_49964.html
February 19, 2013
Indorama's Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals (IEFC; Port Harcourt, Nigeria) unit has signed a financing package to construct a greenfield $1.2-billion urea fertilizer project...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Indorama-signs-financing-for-$1-2-billion-urea-plant-in-Nigeria_49934.html
February 19, 2013
Grovepoint (London), a private investment company, says it has acquired a majority stake in biotech company Algatechnologies (Hevel Eilot, Israel), a rapidly growing firm specializing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Grovepoint-acquires-majority-stake-in-biotech-firm-Algatechnologies_49932.html
February 18, 2013
Recently formed Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Co. (Muntajat; Doha) with exclusive rights to market and distribute Qatar’s regulated chemicals and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qafac-is-first-company-to-join-new-Qatar-marketing-firm-full-transition-expected-by-mid-year_49923.html
February 18, 2013
Hanwha Engineering & Construction Corp. (Seoul) has started work on a chlor-alkali and ethylene dichloride (EDC) complex in Salalah Free Zone, Oman on behalf of Saltic (Muscat)...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Report-Hanwha-breaks-ground-on-Saltic-chlor-alkali-plant-in-Oman_49928.html
February 18, 2013
Sabic’s subsidiary Saudi Arabian Fertilizer Company (Safco; Jubail, Saudi Arabia) has announced a 6% drop in net profit for full-year 2012. Net profit in the year ended 31...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Safcos-2012-profits-down-on-lower-volumes-Maaden-begins-to-re-commission-DAP-plant_49922.html
February 18, 2013
Sahara Petrochemicals says that its Al Waha Petrochemicals subsidiary experienced a sudden technical interruption in the cooling water system on 14 February, which resulted in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Two-Saudi-polypropylene-plants-taken-offline-for-maintenance-and-to-fix-technical-problems_49920.html
February 15, 2013
Jacobs Engineering has been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco Lubricating Oil Refining Co. (Luberef; Yanbuʿ, Saudi Arabia) to provide project management consulting (PMC) services for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Jacobs-awarded-contract-to-expand-Aramcos-lube-oil-complex_49902.html
February 14, 2013
Sasol has taken a 1.98-billion rand ($221.81 million) impairment charge on its interest in the Iranian joint venture Arya Sasol Polymer Co. (ASPC; Assaluyeh, Iran), and there will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/iran/Sasols-earnings-decline-on-big-Iranian-asset-writedown_49736.html
February 12, 2013
Saudi Kayan (Al Jubail), a Sabic affiliate engaged in the production of specialty chemicals, reported huge losses for the year 2012. Net loss was 772.27 million Saudi riyals ($205.9...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-Kayan-reports-huge-full-year-losses_49762.html
February 11, 2013
Yanbu National Petrochemical (Yansab; YanbuÊ¿, Saudi Arabia), a Sabic affiliate, reports a 23% decline in full-year 2012 net income, to 2.45 billion Saudi riyals ($652.3...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Yansab-reports-a-decline-in-profits-on-lower-product-prices_49734.html
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