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October 31, 2014
TCI Sanmar Chemicals, part of Sanmar Group (Chennai, India), plans to expand its Port Said, Egypt based manufacturing complex, where it has already invested more than $1 billion. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/TCI-Sanmar-to-expand-PVC-complex-in-Egypt_65015.html
September 3, 2014
Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Co. (Echem) says feasibility studies for a $1.5-billion propylene project at Alexandria, Egypt, and three other chemical projects, will be completed by 2015, according to a report in Daily News Egypt....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Report-Echem-studying-$1-5-billion-propylene-project-in-Egypt_63583.html
July 3, 2014
Methanex says that the methanol production plant of its joint venture Egyptian Methanex Methanol (EMethanex) has been idled temporarily because of constrained gas availability...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Methanex-temporarily-idles-plant-in-Egypt-because-of-gas-shortage_62011.html
May 13, 2014
Drake & Scull International (D&S; Dubai) has signed an agreement with Carbon Holdings (Cairo) for the Tahrir Petrochemical Corp. (TPC) project under development at Ain Sokhna...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Drake-and-Scull-joins-EPCC-consortium-for-Egypts-Tahrir-Petrochemical-project_61035.html
March 26, 2014
Maire Tecnimont (Rome) today announced that, through some of its subsidiaries and in association with Archirodon Group,a leading construction contractor, it has signed an agreement...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Tecnimont-signs-agreement-for-offsites-and-utilities-for-Tahrir-project-in-Egypt_59835.html
January 31, 2014
Dhunseri Petrochem & Tea (Kolkata, India), a major producer of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle resin in India, is in the process of commissioning a PET plant in Egypt...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Dhunseri-Petrochem-commissions-PET-plant-in-Egypt_58461.html
January 30, 2014
The Egyptian government is mulling the creation of a petrochemical complex in the Merghem region of Alexandria, according to Egyptian news sources. Mounir Fakhri Abdel-Nour, minister...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Reports-Egypt-mulls-petrochemical-complex-near-Alexandria_58419.html
December 23, 2013
Methanex says that it has completed the previously announced sale of a 10% stake in Egyptian Methanex Methanol Co. (EMethanex) to multilateral development bank Arab Petroleum...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Methanex-completes-sale-of-10-percent-stake-in-Egyptian-affiliate-to-Apicorp_57626.html
December 18, 2013
SK Engineering & Construction on Tuesday signed a $3.6 -on contract in Seoul to build a previously announced petrochemical complex at Ain Sokhna, Egypt. The project is being set up...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/SK-signs-contract-to-build-petchems-complex-in-Egypt_57477.html
November 19, 2013
(includes more details of the agreement and the petrochemical complex's capacity) General Electric (GE) and Carbon  Holdings (Cairo) have signed a $500-million agreement, under...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/GE-to-provide-technologies-financing-for-world-scale-naphtha-cracker-project-in-Egypt-update_56757.html
August 23, 2013
The civil unrest in Egypt has driven up prices for oil and certain associated petrochemicals and, based on an analysis of historic trends, a sustained increase in oil costs could...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/IHS-Egypt-crisis-could-inflate-petrochemical-prices-impact-global-supply-chains_54698.html
August 19, 2013
BASF Egypt, a wholly owned subsdiary of BASF, has reopened its offices and production facility after a two-day closure due to the social unrest in Egypt, the company announced in a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/BASF-reopens-its-Egypt-operations-after-two-day-closure-due-to-social-unrest_54558.html
May 20, 2013
Iran, Egypt, and Turkey have agreed to form the core of a new industry association, the International Petrochemical Association, an OPEC-like body that will enable cooperation among...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Iran-Egypt-Turkey-agree-to-form-petrochemical-industry-association-for-developing-countries_52164.html
May 13, 2013
Generic pesticide producer Makhteshim Agan (Tel Aviv) says its first-quarter net income rose 1%, to $90.2 million from $89.3 million, during the same quarter last year. Ebitda went up...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Makhteshims-first-quarter-net-profit-up-1-percent_51941.html
April 2, 2013
Toyo Engineering (Narashino, Japan) says it has been jointly awarded with the Engineering for the Petroleum & Process Industries (Enppi; Cairo), a contract to build a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Toyo-Engineering-awarded-contract-for-polyethylene-plant-in-Egypt_50880.html
January 25, 2013
The US Agency for International Development (USAID; Washington) has signed a memorandum of understanding with DuPont and Ethiopia to boost maize harvests through increased use of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/DuPont-USAID-work-with-Ethiopia-to-improve-food-security_49331.html
November 12, 2012
Egypt’s president Mohamed Morsi has opened a complex producing styrene and polystyrene at the Dekheila Port at Alexandria, Egypt. The plant was built by the Egyptian Styrenics...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Egyptian-president-opens-EStyrenics-complex-at-Alexandria_47629.html
October 23, 2012
Versalis, the chemicals subsidiary of ENI (Rome), is close to signing a deal to set up a new elastomers joint venture in Egypt, CW has learned. Details of the upcoming agreement are...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Versalis-mulls-elastomers-project-in-Egypt_47143.html
September 28, 2012
Univar has announced that its legal entity in Tunisia is now fully operational. The new office will operate alongside similar Univar entities in Morocco, Egypt, and Algeria. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Univar-Opens-Office-in-Tunisia_46577.html
July 23, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says its Indorama PET Nigeria (Port Harcourt, Nigeria) subsidiary, on July 19, started up the previously announced 75,000-m.t./year solid state...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/africa/egypt/Indorama-Starts-Up-PET-Plant-in-Nigeria_45045.html
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