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December 18, 2012
Methanol Chemicals Co. (Chemanol; Ad Dammām, Saudi Arabia), a producer of methanol-based chemicals, plans to invest 75 million Saudi riyals ($20 million) in a new plant at its Al...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Chemanol-to-build-superplasticizer-plant_48463.html
December 17, 2012
Oman Oil Co. (OOC; Masqat) and LG International (Seoul) have signed an agreement to jointly develop a previously announced world-scale complex to produce purified terephthalic acid...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Oman-Oil-and-LG-International-sign-agreement-to-develop-PTA-and-PET-complex-at-Sohar_48418.html
December 14, 2012
Oxea announced several price increases effective 1 January. In North America, i/n butanol, i/n butyl acetate and n butyraldehyde will increase by 5 cts/lb—i/n butanol to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Oxea-announces-global-price-increases_48400.html
December 13, 2012
BASF says it is opening a production site for customer-specific antioxidant blends (CSBs) in Bahrain. The facility is the largest of its kind worldwide, and is expected to become fully...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/BASF-opens-worlds-largest-plant-for-customer-specific-antioxidant-blends-in-Bahrain_48296.html
December 12, 2012
Qatar Fertilizer Co. (Qafco; Doha) on Tuesday inaugurated its Qafco 6 manufacturing complex at Mesaieed, Qatar, becoming the fourth-largest producer of urea and the largest...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Qafco-commissions-sixth-complex-becomes-largest-exporter-of-urea_48294.html
December 11, 2012
AkzoNobel says it has signed an expanded joint venture agreement with the Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo group (Manama, Bahrain) of companies. The new deal strengthens the existing jv between...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/AkzoNobel-expands-jv-with-Kanoo-group-in-Mideast_48069.html
December 10, 2012
This year's UN climate change summit closed in Doha on 8 December with an agreement among 38 industrialized countries to sign up to an extension of the Kyoto Protocol, still the only...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Doha-climate-change-talks-end-with-deals-to-extend-Kyoto-Protocol-until-2020-negotiate-new-global-climate-accord-by-2015_48237.html
December 10, 2012
National Petrochemical Company (Petrochem; Riyadh) says it expects its newly commissioned petrochemicals complex, operated by Saudi Polymers at Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia, to stay offline...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Saudi-Polymers-complex-will-stay-offline-longer-than-expected_48236.html
December 3, 2012
Sasol announced today that it will proceed with the front-end engineering and design (FEED) of an integrated gas-to-liquids (GTL) and chemicals facility at Lake Charles, LA. Total...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sasol-advances-US-cracker-to-FEED-phase-Iran-divestment-talks-continue_48090.html
December 3, 2012
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels) says it will highlight the important role that products of the global chemical industry play in achieving...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ICCA-at-Cop-18-highlights-industrys-contribution-to-GHG-reductions_48107.html
December 3, 2012
Momentive Specialty Chemicals is increasing its prices for phenolic resins by €200–300/m.t., depending on the product, and €120/m.t. for phenolic molding compounds in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Momentive-Specialty-Chemicals-increases-prices_48093.html
December 3, 2012
Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden; Al Jubail, Saudi Arabia) is going ahead with previously announced plans to develop a large phosphate industry in the north of Saudi Arabia...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Maaden-awards-contracts-for-massive-new-phosphate-complex-in-Saudi-Arabia_48089.html
November 29, 2012
Sahara Petrochemicals (Jubail, Saudi Arabia) says that its affiliate, Sahara & Maaden Petrochemicals Co. (Samapco) signed financing agreements for a total amount of 1.98 billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sahara-jv-signs-financing-deals-with-Saudi-banks-for-caustic-soda-EDC-project-at-Jubail_48014.html
November 29, 2012
Day three of this year’s Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) forum in Dubai included presentations on sustainability, refocusing business models to meet new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/GPCA-day-3-Scarce-gas-supplies-putting-pressure-on-Mideast-petchem-producers_48015.html
November 28, 2012
Iran has commissioned the first part of a 1,500-kilometer (km) ethylene pipeline stretching from Assaluyeh in the south of the country to Kermānshāh, 1,000 km away, CW has learned...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-commissions-first-ethylene-pipeline-other-two-likely-to-be-scrapped_47977.html
November 28, 2012
At today’s session of the 7th annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) forum—which has theme “Sustaining competitiveness in a rapidly changing...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/GPCA-day-2-Al-Mady-calls-for-change-ponders-participation-in-shale-gas-projects_47971.html
November 28, 2012
The 7th annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) forum, which began on Monday, is focusing on the state of the industry and the challenges that lie ahead. The event...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/GPCA-Integration-across-the-value-chain-is-key-to-leveraging-gas-resources_47967.html
November 27, 2012
Alfred Talke Logistics Services (Hürth, Germany), a provider of transport and logistics services to the chemical and petrochemical industries, announced today that it is expanding...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Alfred-Talke-expands-in-China-opens-office-in-Bahrain_47910.html
November 27, 2012
Songwon Industrial (Ulsan, Korea) has selected Abu Dhabi as the location of a previously announced one pack systems (OPS) project in the Mideast. The company had been considering...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Songwon-jv-selects-Abu-Dhabi-for-Mideast-OPS-project_47947.html
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