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August 29, 2014
Albemarle and Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) today announced that they have entered into an agreement to establish a manufacturing joint venture to produce ICL's FR-122P...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Albemarle-and-ICL-to-form-polymeric-flame-retardants-JV_63528.html
August 28, 2014
The board of directors of Israel Chemicals (ICL; Tel Aviv) has instructed the management of the Bromine Compounds Co. to develop and implement a plan to improve the profitability of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Israel-Chemicals-reviewing-bromine-operations-to-close-magnesium-plant_63453.html
August 24, 2014
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh; Rabigh, Saudi Arabia), has announced that, after comprehensively assessing phase two of the investment currently under way, the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Rabigh-II-project-to-merge-with-Petro-Rabigh_62947.html
August 20, 2014
Frutarom (Haifa, Israel), a producer of flavors and fragrances, today reported second-quarter net income rose 44.5%, to $25.5 million, on 29% higher sales of $218.1 million. Ebitda was...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Acquisitions-help-lift-Frutaroms-revenues-and-earnings_63308.html
August 19, 2014
Mitsubishi Corp. (Tokyo), Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI; Tokyo), and Turkish construction firm Gap Insaat (Istanbul) will build a large-scale fertilizer manufacturing complex for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Mitsubishi-Corp-MHI-and-Turkish-firm-awarded-contracts-for-largest-fertilizer-plant-in-Turkmenistan_63283.html
August 18, 2014
Sahara Petrochemicals today declared an emergency shutdown at its Al Waha Petrochemical subsidiary at Al Jubail, a producer of propylene and polypropylene (PP). The company cites...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sahara-declares-emergency-shutdown-at-polypropylene-complex_63261.html
August 15, 2014
Traders of European toluene were forced to decline enquiries from Mideast and Asia buyers seeking small volumes of toluene this week despite a open arbitrage on paper, IHS Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/European-traders-decline-Asian-Mideast-bids-for-toluene_63249.html
August 12, 2014
Industries Qatar (IQ; Doha), a listed firm that controls some of the country’s major petrochemical, fertilizer, and steel manufacturing companies, reports a decline in earnings...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Shutdowns-and-lower-fertilizer-prices-reduce-earnings-at-Industries-Qatar_63124.html
August 12, 2014
Methanol Chemicals Co. (Ad Dammām, Saudi Arabia) says that it expects to resume operations at its para-formaldehyde manufacturing plant at Al Jubail by the end of fiscal 2014. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Chemanol-to-restart-para-formaldehyde-plant-by-year-end_63122.html
August 11, 2014
Adama Agricultural Solutions (Tel Aviv), formerly Makhteshim Agan, on Sunday reported a 23.5% increase in net income and a 9% rise in sales in the second quarter of this year, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Adama-reports-higher-sales-and-earnings-plans-New-York-listing_63099.html
August 11, 2014
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) says it has restarted its methanol plant at Al Jubail following an unscheduled stoppage at the plant on 24 July 2012. The company says...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sipchem-restarts-methanol-plant-at-Al-Jubail_63098.html
August 7, 2014
Israel Chemicals’ (ICL; Tel Aviv) board of directors on Wednesday reiterated the company’s decision to freeze $750 million of new and previously approved investment in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ICL-to-freeze-investments-in-Israel-in-protest-at-proposed-new-taxes-on-natural-resources_63045.html
August 7, 2014
Israel Chemicals (ICL; Tel Aviv) today reported a major drop in second quarter earnings on lower prices and a non-recurring provision for royalties. Net profit declined to $67 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Israel-Chemicals-reports-lower-sales-and-earnings_63042.html
August 4, 2014
Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem; Al Khubar) announced today that its International Polymers Co. (IPC) affiliate has begun trial runs of its the ethylene vinyl acetates...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sipchem-and-Hanwha-begin-trial-runs-at-EVA-LDPE-plant-at-Al-Jubail_62948.html
August 4, 2014
Arab Potash Co. (Amman), a major producer of potash, reports a 4% increase in output in the first six months of the year, to 1.01 million m.t., and a 9% rise in sales to 1.19 million...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Arab-Potash-reports-lower-earnings-on-higher-energy-costs-and-lower-prices_62953.html
July 23, 2014
The Savola Group (Jidda, Saudi Arabia) on Tuesday signed a nonbinding memorandum of understanding (MOU) and commenced exclusive discussions with Takween Advanced Industries (Al Khobar...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Takween-Advanced-Industries-to-acquire-Savolas-plastics-packaging-business_62653.html
July 22, 2014
The Saudi fertilizer industry leads regional production and is set to usher in a period of strong growth and diversification, according to Abdulwahab Al Sadoun, secretary-general of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-Arabian-fertilizer-industry-set-for-growth-and-diversification_62630.html
July 21, 2014
Sabic today reported second-quarter net profit increased 7%, to 6.46 billion Saudi riyals ($1.72 billion), with operating profit rising 1%, to SR10.07 billion. Sales were up 7% to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-reports-higher-sales-and-profit-says-US-shale-unlikely-to-make-impact-for-some-time_62602.html
July 21, 2014
Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Co. (Muntajat; Doha) has signed a two-year contract with Qatar Navigation (Milaha; Doha) for the time charter of the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Muntajat-signs-agreement-with-Qatari-shipping-firm-to-export-ammonia_62601.html
July 17, 2014
Several Saudi Arabian petrochemicals producers have reported their second quarter results. Sabic affiliate Saudi Kayan losses in the quarter have narrowed. The company reported net...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Several-Saudi-firms-report-second-quarter-earnings_62514.html
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