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September 1, 2015
UOP, a Honeywell company announced on Tuesday that Egypt's Alexandria National Refining & Petrochemicals Co. (ANRPC) will use UOP technology and equipment as part of a...
September 1, 2015
Danakali (West Perth, Australia) says it has completed its annual exploration licence extension for the Colluli potash project in Eritrea on behalf of the Colluli Mining Share Co...
September 1, 2015
RSA-Talke, a chemical logistics joint venture between RSA Logistics (Dubai) and Talke Group (Hürth, Germany), has broken ground for an integrated chemicals facility in Jebel Ali...
September 1, 2015
African Potash, the AIM listed exploration company focused on sub-Saharan potash assets, on Tuesday announced that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with a Malawian...
August 31, 2015
Indian Oil Corp. (New Delhi), India’s second-largest petrochemicals company, behind Reliance Industries, is planning to invest $3 billion in a petrochemicals manufacturing...
August 31, 2015
The permanent lifting of sanctions against Iran could boost Iran's methanol capacity by 10 million m.t./year by 2025, according to a new report by IHS Chemical. Iran currently produces...
August 31, 2015
BP said on Monday that it has agreed to license its latest-generation purified terephthalic acid (PTA) technology to Oman International Petrochemical Industries Co. (Ompet), a joint...
August 28, 2015
The Kuwait National Petroleum Corp. (KNPC) has given an award notification to Saipem (Milan) for packages four and five of the Al Zour refinery project in Kuwait. Saipem’s share...
August 27, 2015
Frutarom (Herzliya, Israel) on Thursday reported a record-setting second-quarter with sales reaching $218.5 million and net income advancing to $26.1 million. In constant currency...
August 26, 2015
Al Ghaith Industries (Abu Dhabi) has chosen Nuberg Engineering (Noida, India) to build a $150-million chlor-alkali facility at the Khalifa Industrial Zone in Abu Dhabi, in two phases. Nuberg says the first phase will include a 350-m.t./day caustic soda plant and a 60-m.t./day hydrogen peroxide plant....
August 24, 2015
A rekindling of direct foreign investment in Iran’s huge petrochemical sector—if and when international sanctions are lifted—could reap large rewards for nimble...
August 24, 2015
Sasol (Johannesburg) says it is not pursuing any prospects in Iran at this stage. The company clarified its position on Monday in response to reports quoting Abbas She’ri...
August 24, 2015
African Potash (London), the AIM-listed exploration company focused on sub-Saharan potash assets, said on Monday that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to supply...
August 21, 2015
Iran has given more information about a planned, $12-billion petrochemical hub at Chabahar, on the Gulf of Oman, which will add to its existing major petrochemical operations at...
August 20, 2015
Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) said on Thursday that its subsidiary Ma’aden Phosphate Co. (MPC) will shut down its ammonia plant at Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia, to carry...
August 20, 2015
Borouge, a 60-40 joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and Borealis (Vienna), has selected Neste Jacobs (Porvoo, Finland), a technology, engineering, and project management...
August 19, 2015
Operations at Kuwait National Petroleum Co.'s (KNPC) Shuaiba, Kuawait, oil refinery are expected to resume within "a few days," according to a report from the Kuwait News...
August 19, 2015
DP World (Dubai), the regionally leading marine terminal operator, has agreed with an affiliate of Dow Chemical based in Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, to support the distribution of...
August 12, 2015
Brenntag says that it has acquired a 51% stake in chemicals distributor Trychem (Dubai). Trychem distributes solvents serving the paint, ink, and coatings industries mainly in the...
August 12, 2015
Israel Chemicals (ICL; Tel Aviv) on Wednesday reported a 22% drop in second-quarter sales to $1.2 billion citing strike at two plants in Israel. Operating income in the second quarter...
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