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December 11, 2012
AkzoNobel says it has signed an expanded joint venture agreement with the Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo group (Manama, Bahrain) of companies. The new deal strengthens the existing jv between...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/AkzoNobel-expands-jv-with-Kanoo-group-in-Mideast_48069.html
December 10, 2012
This year's UN climate change summit closed in Doha on 8 December with an agreement among 38 industrialized countries to sign up to an extension of the Kyoto Protocol, still the only...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Doha-climate-change-talks-end-with-deals-to-extend-Kyoto-Protocol-until-2020-negotiate-new-global-climate-accord-by-2015_48237.html
December 10, 2012
National Petrochemical Company (Petrochem; Riyadh) says it expects its newly commissioned petrochemicals complex, operated by Saudi Polymers at Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia, to stay offline...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-Polymers-complex-will-stay-offline-longer-than-expected_48236.html
December 4, 2012
Toyo Engineering and its consortium partner Daewoo Nigeria (Lagos) have received a letter of award from Indorama Eleme Fertilizer and Chemicals (Singapore), to build the world's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/Toyo-Daewoo-consortium-awarded-urea-plant-contract-in-Nigeria_48121.html
December 3, 2012
Sasol announced today that it will proceed with the front-end engineering and design (FEED) of an integrated gas-to-liquids (GTL) and chemicals facility at Lake Charles, LA. Total...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sasol-advances-US-cracker-to-FEED-phase-Iran-divestment-talks-continue_48090.html
December 3, 2012
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels) says it will highlight the important role that products of the global chemical industry play in achieving...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ICCA-at-Cop-18-highlights-industrys-contribution-to-GHG-reductions_48107.html
December 3, 2012
Momentive Specialty Chemicals is increasing its prices for phenolic resins by €200–300/m.t., depending on the product, and €120/m.t. for phenolic molding compounds in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Momentive-Specialty-Chemicals-increases-prices_48093.html
December 3, 2012
Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden; Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia) is going ahead with previously announced plans to develop a large phosphate industry in the north of Saudi Arabia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Maaden-awards-contracts-for-massive-new-phosphate-complex-in-Saudi-Arabia_48089.html
November 29, 2012
Sahara Petrochemicals (Jubail, Saudi Arabia) says that its affiliate, Sahara & Maaden Petrochemicals Co. (Samapco) signed financing agreements for a total amount of 1.98 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sahara-jv-signs-financing-deals-with-Saudi-banks-for-caustic-soda-EDC-project-at-Jubail_48014.html
November 29, 2012
Day three of this year’s Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) forum in Dubai included presentations on sustainability, refocusing business models to meet new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/GPCA-day-3-Scarce-gas-supplies-putting-pressure-on-Mideast-petchem-producers_48015.html
November 28, 2012
Iran has commissioned the first part of a 1,500-kilometer (km) ethylene pipeline stretching from Assaluyeh in the south of the country to Kermānshāh, 1,000 km away, CW has learned...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-commissions-first-ethylene-pipeline-other-two-likely-to-be-scrapped_47977.html
November 28, 2012
At today’s session of the 7th annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) forum—which has theme “Sustaining competitiveness in a rapidly changing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/GPCA-day-2-Al-Mady-calls-for-change-ponders-participation-in-shale-gas-projects_47971.html
November 28, 2012
The 7th annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) forum, which began on Monday, is focusing on the state of the industry and the challenges that lie ahead. The event...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/GPCA-Integration-across-the-value-chain-is-key-to-leveraging-gas-resources_47967.html
November 27, 2012
Alfred Talke Logistics Services (Hürth, Germany), a provider of transport and logistics services to the chemical and petrochemical industries, announced today that it is expanding...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Alfred-Talke-expands-in-China-opens-office-in-Bahrain_47910.html
November 27, 2012
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, Korea) has selected Abu Dhabi as the location of a previously announced one pack systems (OPS) project in the Mideast. The company had been considering...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Songwon-jv-selects-Abu-Dhabi-for-Mideast-OPS-project_47947.html
November 26, 2012
Sabic today published its first annual sustainability report, Sustainability+Performance. It covers performance in 2011. “Sabic’s future growth and development depends...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-publishes-first-sustainability-report_47912.html
November 22, 2012
Wacker says it has expanded the service portfolio at its technical center at Dubai. The center located at the Dubai Silicon Oasis technology park now also includes a laboratory for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Wacker-expands-technical-center-in-Dubai_47906.html
November 21, 2012
Oil Refineries Ltd. (Haifa, Israel), Israel's largest integrated refining and petrochemical company, says net losses decreased 45% in the third quarter of 2012, to $21 million, compared with $38 million in the prior-year period....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Oil-Refineries-Ltd-reports-improved-results-in-third-quarter-2012_47885.html
November 21, 2012
Qatar Petrochemical Co. (Qapco; Doha) has inaugurated its low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant at Mesaieed, Qatar, in the presence of the Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qapco-inaugurates-LDPE-plant-at-Mesaieed_47881.html
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