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October 2, 2015
The petrochemical industry of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states, including Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates, last year achieved sales...
August 28, 2015
The Kuwait National Petroleum Corp. (KNPC) has given an award notification to Saipem (Milan) for packages four and five of the Al Zour refinery project in Kuwait. Saipem’s share...
August 19, 2015
Operations at Kuwait National Petroleum Co.'s (KNPC) Shuaiba, Kuawait, oil refinery are expected to resume within "a few days," according to a report from the Kuwait News...
July 31, 2015
Fluor Corp., the leading engineering and construction firm, has signed an agreement to divest 50% of shares in its Spanish operations, Fluor S.A., to Sacyr Industrial, a leading...
July 29, 2015
Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Corp. (PIC; Kuwait City), wholly owned by Kuwait Petroleum Corp., is at an advanced stage of a feasibility study for a petrochemicals and...
March 30, 2015
The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA; Dubai) today announced the appointment of Rashed Saud Al Shamsi as new chairman. Al Shamsi, vice chairman of GPCA since 2012...
March 25, 2015
Kuwait is anticipating its petrochemical revenues to drop 20% this year because of the slump in prices, but the country will not slow its investment projects, according to Asaad Al...
March 9, 2015
Nearly 80% of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region’s major petrochemical and chemical producers have made innovation strategy a key business priority, indicating that the...
March 5, 2015
CB&I today announced an award of a $60 million contract by JGSK JV, a joint venture between JGC Corp., GS E&C and SK E&C. The project scope includes the engineering...
February 11, 2015
Equate Petrochemical, (Kuwait City), a joint venture among Petrochemical Industries Co., Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical Co., and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, today...
January 5, 2015
Equate Petrochemical, a joint venture among Petrochemical Industries Co. (Kuwait City), Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical Co., and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, today...
December 31, 2014
Plastics production capacity in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries will increase 25% by 2020, to 33.8 million m.t./year, says the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals...
December 30, 2014
Petrochemical Indstries Co. (PIC), a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corp.; and the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA; Manama) have signed a partnership agreement for an aromatics...
November 25, 2014
The GCC countries will see a decline in chemical industry’s growth from an impressive 11%/year in the past 10 years to 7.1%/year through 2020 to reach 226 million m.t./year, up...
November 24, 2014
Equate (Safat, Kuwait), a joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC), Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical, and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, says that a large part of...
November 24, 2014
The 9th Gulf Petrochemical & Chemical Association (GPCA; Dubai) Forum kicked off today with record attendance, exceeding 2,000 for the first time. The event, whose theme is...
November 16, 2014
 Kuwait plans to offer to the public the shares in Kuwaiti joint ventures which Dow Chemical plans to sell off, according to Asaad Al Saad, CEO of Petrochemical Industries Co...
November 16, 2014
In 2013, the Arabian Gulf countries exported 39.5 million m.t. of chemicals to Asia, with China accounting for the largest share, according to the annual Facts & Figures report of...
July 7, 2014
The fertilizer industry in the Arabian Gulf, led by the increased investments from petrochemical producers, is growing twice as fast as the global industry average, the Gulf...
March 24, 2014
JGC (Yokohama) said today that it, together with partners GS Engineering & Construction (Seoul) and SK Engineering & Construction (Seoul), has received an award...
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