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August 17, 2010South Africa's Competition Commission has ruled that Sasol has abused its dominant market position to overcharge local buyers of propylene and polypropylene (PP) and has referred...
July 28, 2010AECI (Johannesburg), South Africa's mining and chemicals group, reported a 48% increase in operating profit in the first half of 2010 to R484 million ($66.3 million) on sales 3% higher...
July 21, 2010BP has agreed to sell $7 billion of upstream and midstream assets to Apache Corporation (Houston) with proceeds going both toward clean-up costs and potential damages resulting from...
July 15, 2010Orascom Construction Industries (OCI; Cairo) says its OCI Fertilizer International subsidiary has signed an agreement to acquire Micro Chemie. Micro Chemie owns and operates ammonia...
July 14, 2010Yara International says that a fire occurred at the company’s Libyan Norwegian Fertiliser Co. (Lifeco) joint venture site at Marsa El Brega, Libya on July 11, while production...
July 8, 2010AECI (Johannesburg) says earnings for the first half of 2010 will more than double as demand for its products continues to grow. The South African explosives and chemicals group...
July 6, 2010The U.K. media is continuing to speculate on the future of BP, following the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The Times newspaper reports today that the UK government is drawing up...
June 29, 2010Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (RCF; Mumbai), along with the government of Ghana plan to build a 2.3 million m.t./year gas-based urea and ammonium nitrate plant in Ghana, which...
June 3, 2010The company will distribute Dow Corning's silicones in four countries in the region...
May 20, 2010The new capacity will meet growing demand from the explosives and fertilizer industries....