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May 19, 2014
Sabic says it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on 13 May with the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (Kaust; Thuwal, Saudi Arabia) to provide funding for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/saudi_arabia/Sabic-to-provide-additional-funding-for-research-at-Saudi-university_61129.html
May 16, 2014
Sabic and security and aerospace company Lockheed Martin (Bethesda, MD) have launched a partnership to explore establishing a new joint venture company in Saudi Arabia to develop...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-Lockheed-Martin-to-establish-carbon-nanostructure-materials-JV-in-Saudi-Arabia_61100.html
May 15, 2014
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) reports a 57% fall in net profits for the first quarter of 2014 compared with the year-ago quarter, to $131 million. First-quarter sales decreased...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/ICL-reports-falls-in-profits-sales_61075.html
May 15, 2014
The board of directors of Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden; Riyadh) is seeking to increase the company’s share capital through a rights issue with a total value of 5.6...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Maaden-plans-rights-issue-to-help-fund-investment-projects_61074.html
May 15, 2014
The cost of a previously announced project, which aims to significantly expand the capacity of Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia) and introduce new products to its portfolio will cost...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petro-Rabigh-projects-costs-escalate-to-$8-5-billion_61073.html
May 13, 2014
Accenture, a management consulting firm, and Sadara, a joint venture being developed by Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical, have signed a multi-year agreement under which Accenture will...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Accenture-to-provide-business-and-IT-support-services-to-Sadara_61052.html
May 13, 2014
Arkema says that its Ceca filtration and adsorption subsidiary has established a joint venture with Watan Industrial Investment (Riyadh) to operate an oilfield chemicals blending plant...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Arkema-subsidiary-forms-oilfield-chemicals-JV-in-Saudi-Arabia_61036.html
May 13, 2014
Adama Agricultural Solutions (Tel Aviv), the former Makhteshim Agan Industries, says its net income increased 9% in the first quarter, to $99 million, compared with the same period...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Adama-posts-higher-profits-sales_61031.html
May 13, 2014
Sabic said today that it has entered the final stages of preliminary studies to assess the economic viability of building a crude oil-to-petrochemicals manufacturing complex in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabic-plans-crude-oil-to-petrochemicals-complex-by-2020_61030.html
May 12, 2014
Bayer CropScience and Kaiima Bio-Agritech (Moshav Sharona, Israel) have announced a collaboration to develop advanced hybrid rice varieties. The multi-year project combines Bayer's and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Bayer-CropScience-and-Israeli-firm-partner-to-improve-rice-productivity_61016.html
May 12, 2014
The National Petrochemical Co. (NPC; Tehran) says the West Ethylene Pipeline, connecting two ethane crackers at Assaluyeh in the south of Iran with several downstream plants, will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-to-inaugurate-ethylene-pipeline_60981.html
May 8, 2014
The first phase of Iran's Ilam petrochemical complex was inaugurated yesterday by Iranian President Hassan Rohani, according to a report from state news agency Irna. The complex, built...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Report-Iran-inaugurates-first-phase-of-Ilam-petchem-complex_60897.html
April 30, 2014
Shell today reported a 3% rise in first quarter chemical volume sales, to 4.29 million m.t., compared with the year-earlier period. Sales volumes declined 3% compared with the fourth...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Shell-reports-higher-first-quarter-chemical-sales-Qatar-project-awaits-final-investment-decision_60685.html
April 28, 2014
Industries Qatar (IQ; Doha), which combines several petrochemical, fertilizer, and steel operations, reports a 1.6-billion Qatari riyal ($439.6 million) first-quarter net profit, QR1...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Industries-Qatar-reports-lower-profit-Al-Sejeel-project-on-track-for-end-2018-completion_60623.html
April 24, 2014
Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Co. (MPHC; Doha), a listed subsidiary of Qatar Petroleum and one of the leading diversified petrochemical conglomerates, says its first quarter net...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Mesaieed-Petrochemical-reports-first-quarter-results_60515.html
April 23, 2014
Iran plans to bring onstream four petrochemical plants during the current Iranian calendar year, which began 21 March. Abbas She’ri Moghaddam, Iran’s deputy oil...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Iran-to-commission-four-plants-resumes-petchem-exports-to-Europe_60483.html
April 21, 2014
Sabic on Sunday reported a drop in first quarter earnings and said that a shortage of natural gas was limiting its domestic growth. Net profit was down 1.8% to 6.44 billion Saudi...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Sabics-first-quarter-profit-declines-shortage-of-gas-is-major-constraint-on-growth_60438.html
April 17, 2014
Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co. (Petro Rabigh) posted a net profit of 413 million Saudi riyals in the first quarter compared with a SR658-million net loss in the corresponding...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Petro-Rabigh-swings-to-profit_60393.html
April 10, 2014
Borealis will expand its crosslinked polyethylene (XLPE) production facilities at Stenungsund, Sweden, and as part of the ongoing Borouge 3 project in Abu Dhabi, the company has...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Borealis-expands-XLPE-capacity-to-meet-cable-and-wire-demand_60227.html
April 10, 2014
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says that it will acquire a 51% stake in Sasa Polyester Sanayi (Adana, Turkey), a leading polyester and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) producer in Turkey...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/Indorama-to-acquire-Turkish-firm-Sasa-Polyester-Sanayi_60225.html
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