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June 18, 2014
The petrochemical plant at Isfahan, Iran, has stopped producing aromatics because of the lack of feedstock, local news agencies report, citing the plant’s managing director...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Feedstock-shortage-halts-aromatics-production-at-Isfahan-petrochemical-plant_61888.html
June 16, 2014
Iran plans to turn the Sea of Oman’s costal region into the country’s petrochemical hub, says deputy managing director of the National Petrochemical Co. (Tehran) Mohammad...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-to-develop-petchem-hub-by-Sea-of-Oman-China-pledges-project-finance_61820.html
June 11, 2014
Sabic will introduce technical-grade urea (TGU) this year, an offering that will enable diesel engines to run more efficiently and reduce hazardous emissions, the company says. The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-to-produce-technical-grade-urea-at-Al-Jubail-fertilizer-facility_61671.html
June 11, 2014
Sabic has become the largest owner of intellectual property in the Middle East as it passed the milestone of more than 10,000 patents either issued or pending approval, the company...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-passes-patent-milestone-to-become-Mideasts-largest-owner-of-intellectual-property_61669.html
June 9, 2014
The 11th International Petrochemical Forum (IPC), a two-day event that began at Tehran on Saturday, attracted 50 foreign and 330 Iranian companies, local news agencies report. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/iran/Iran-to-double-petrochemical-capacity-say-officials-at-industry-conference_61615.html
June 9, 2014
Sahara Petrochemicals (Riyadh) and Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem; Al Khubar, Saudi Arabia) said today that they have decided not to pursue merger talks. This...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sahara-Petrochemicals-and-Sipchem-abandon-merger-talks_61613.html
June 2, 2014
Univar announced today that it has formed a joint venture with E.A. Juffali & Brothers (Jeddah, Saudi Arabia), a major player in chemicals and other industries. The joint venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Univar-and-E-A-Juffali-and-Brothers-form-joint-venture-in-Saudi-Arabia_61495.html
June 2, 2014
Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), the manager and operator of Khalifa Port container terminal, has signed a contract with Borouge under which ADT will design, construct, and operate a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Borouge-and-ADT-sign-packaging-services-contract_61470.html
May 29, 2014
Sadara Chemical Co. (Dhahran, Saudi Arabia), a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, has appointed Massimiliano Leopardi, as chief financial officer. Leopardi is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sadara-appoints-new-CFO_61378.html
May 28, 2014
Ineos Technologies announced today that it has licensed its expandable polystyrene (EPS) process for the manufacture of regular and flame-retardant EPS to EPS Qatar. EPS Qatar will use...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qatar-selects-Ineos-Technologies-EPS-process-for-project-near-Doha_61372.html
May 28, 2014
Dow Chemical says it has awarded Fluor the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for its reverse osmosis (RO) manufacturing facility at Al Jubail. The facility...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Fluor-awarded-contract-for-Dows-reverse-osmosis-facility-at-Al-Jubail_61349.html
May 28, 2014
Materia (Pasadena, CA) and Qatar Petrochemical Co. (Qapco; Doha) have forged a partnership, through a memorandum of understanding (MOU), to further reinforce their collaborative...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Materia-and-Qapco-to-study-development-of-next-generation-materials_61347.html
May 27, 2014
Saudi Arabian Mining Co., (Ma’aden) said today that it has appointed HSBC Saudi Arabia to act as financial advisor in its proposed rights issue. Ma’aden said on 15 May that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Maaden-appoints-HSBC-as-financial-advisor-in-rights-issue_61320.html
May 27, 2014
Sabic Industrial Investment Co., a wholly owned Sabic subsidiary; and South Korean petrochemical company SK Global Chemical today signed a 50-50 joint venture agreement to invest $595...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-and-SK-Global-Chemical-form-PE-manufacturing-JV_61319.html
May 27, 2014
Sabic and Cima NanoTech, a company based in Singapore and St. Paul, MN, have announced the joint development of a transparent conductive polycarbonate film that could revolutionize the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-collaborates-with-Cima-NanoTech-on-transparent-conductive-polycarbonate-film_61330.html
May 20, 2014
Sabic says it is expanding its technology center at Al Jubail. The expansion, which involves an investment of $11 million, will build a new building adjacent to the existing center...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/Sabic-expands-technology-center-in-Saudi-Arabia_61155.html
May 19, 2014
Israel’s natural resource firms, notably Israel Chemicals (ICL), could be hit by a 42% windfall profits tax, expected to raise 500 million Israeli shekels ($144.5 million)/year...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Israel-Chemicals-could-be-hit-by-high-windfall-profits-tax-on-exploitation-of-natural-resources_61149.html
May 19, 2014
Borouge, a 60-40 joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and Borealis (Vienna), has begun starting up the Borouge 3 gas cracker complex. Abdulaziz Alhajri, CEO of Borouge...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Borouge-3-cracker-in-start-up-phase-full-production-by-year-end_61121.html
May 19, 2014
Saudi Aramco said on Sunday that its downstream investments over the next decade would be high to meet global demand and the company’s development strategy. Khalid Al Falih, CEO...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-Aramcos-downstream-investment-to-exceed-$100-billion_61123.html
May 19, 2014
Oman is expected to award a contract next year to build an ammonia plant in the Salalah Free Zone. The Takamul Investment Co., the downstream investment arm of Oman Oil, is promoting...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Takamul-to-award-ammonia-plant-contract-in-Oman_61122.html
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