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March 19, 2013
Saudi Aramco (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia), already an upstream oil and gas powerhouse and a major oil refiner in Saudi Arabia and around the globe, is on a mission to extend its leadership...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Aramco-A-chemicals-giant-in-waiting_50494.html
March 19, 2013
Albemarle’s joint venture with Arab Potash Co. (Amman, Jordan), Jordan Bromine Co. (JBC; Safi, Jordan), announced that it has successfully commissioned the first phase of expansion project at its Safi site. The expansion project, which doubled the site’s bromine production capacity to 100,000 m.t./year, was first announced in March 2011....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Albemarle-joint-venture-completes-first-phase-of-Jordan-bromine-expansion_50524.html
March 19, 2013
The Mosaic Co. has entered into a heads of agreement with the Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma'aden) and Sabic under which the companies intend to establish a joint venture to develop...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Maaden-Mosaic-and-Sabic-sign-agreement-for-$7-billion-phosphate-complex-in-Saudi-Arabia_50619.html
March 19, 2013
Tata Consulting Engineers (TCE; Mumbai) has won a contract to provide project management at Dangote Group's (Lagos) planned $1.9-billion fertilizer plant at Edo, Nigeria, TCE...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/algeria/Tata-Consulting-Engineers-to-project-manage-fertilizer-complex-in-Nigeria_50615.html
March 18, 2013
Nama Chemicals (Al Jubail) says it has shut down a part of its production complex to carry out unscheduled maintenance. The company’s alyl alcohol plant was taken off line on 15...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Nama-Chemicals-shuts-down-units-for-unscheduled-maintenance_50586.html
March 18, 2013
DuPont says it has joined the global enterprise R&D cooperation framework of the Office of the Chief Scientist (OCS) in Israel’s Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor (Tel...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/DuPont-joins-R-and-D-cooperation-framework-in-Israel_50583.html
March 13, 2013
Starpharma Holdings (Melbourne) says it has entered into a collaboration program with Makhteshim Agan (Tel Aviv), under which Starpharma’s Priostar dendrimer technology will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Makhteshim-Agan-and-Starpharma-enter-into-pesticide-collaboration_50468.html
March 13, 2013
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) recorded a 43.3% fall in net profits for the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2012 compared with the year-ago quarter, to $209.5 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ICL-reports-falls-in-profits-sales_50467.html
March 11, 2013
Sasol (Johannesburg, South Africa) today reported a net profit of 12.61 billion rand ($1.39 billion) during the 6 months to 31 December 2012—down almost 12% from same period...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/south_africa/Sasols-net-profit-drops-by-almost-12-percent_50406.html
March 11, 2013
Saudi Chevron Phillips (SCP), on 9 March, resumed operations at its complex at Al Jubail, following scheduled maintenance. The complex produces benzene, cyclohexane, and motor...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-Chevron-Phillips-restarts-complex-following-maintenance_50404.html
March 7, 2013
Albemarle Holding’s joint venture with Arab Potash Co. (Amman, Jordan), Jordan Bromine Company (JBC; Safi, Jordan), announced that it has successfully commissioned the first...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Albemarle-JV-completes-first-phase-of-Jordan-bromine-expansion_50326.html
March 4, 2013
The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) today released the final award amount, representing interest and costs, in the arbitration case...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Kuwait-ordered-to-pay-Dow-close-to-$2-5-billion-in-K-Dow-arbitration-case_50222.html
March 4, 2013
Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Co. (Muntajat; Doha), a newly created trading firm in Qatar, has taken over exclusive responsibility for the marketing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qatar-transfers-Qafcos-marketing-activities-to-new-trading-firm-Muntajat_50215.html
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
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