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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/kuwait/GPCA-Integration-across-the-value-chain-is-key-to-leveraging-gas-resources_47967.html
November 5, 2012
Equate announced today that it has restarted its 550,000-m.t./year ethylene glycol unit at Al Shu╩┐aybah, Kuwait. “The unit was successfully restarted after being...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Equate-restarts-ethylene-glycol-plant-following-July-fire_47445.html
August 29, 2012
Equate says the re-start of its ethylene glycol (EG) plant, which was shut down for repairs on August 2, 2012, following a fire in July, will be delayed by approximately two months...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Equate-Delays-Restart-of-Ethylene-Glycol-Plant_45879.html
August 2, 2012
Equate Petrochemical Co., said today that it has shutdown one of its ethylene glycol units with a total capacity of 550,000 m.t./year. “The shutdown will be for approximately six...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Equate-Shuts-Down-Ethylene-Glycol-Plant-for-Six-Weeks-Following-a-Fire_45349.html
June 20, 2012
Petrochemical production capacity in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states grew by 13.5% last year, the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) says. Production rose...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/GCC-Petrochemicals-Production-Capacity-Grows-13-5-percent_44322.html
June 19, 2012
The Kuwaiti government on Monday approved the line-up of a committee, proposed by the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, to investigate the repercussions of a...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Kuwait-Forms-Panel-to-Investigate-Dispute-with-Dow-Chemical_44287.html
May 29, 2012
The Kuwaiti government launched a probe yesterday into the recent ruling by an international arbitration court that ordered Kuwait to pay $2.16 billion in compensation to Dow Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Kuwait-Launches-Probe-into-Big-K-Dow-Fine-Politicians-in-Dispute_43768.html
May 29, 2012
The Kuwaiti government held an extraordinary meeting with members of the country's supreme petroleum council yesterday to discuss the recent court ruling that awarded $2.16 billion in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Kuwait-Seeks-to-Reduce-Fine-Imposed-for-Pulling-Out-of-K-Dow-Venture_43759.html
May 24, 2012
The International Court of Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce has awarded Dow $2.16 billion in damages in an arbitration case between Dow and Petrochemical Industries Co. of Kuwait (PIC) relating to the collapse of the K-Dow joint venture in late 2008....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Dow-Chemical-Wins-$2-16-Billion-Award-in-K-Dow-Arbitration_43719.html
May 24, 2012
Dow Chemical says it will pursue legal action against Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) after Kuwait’s decision last month to pull out of the $17.4-billion...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Dow-Ready-to-Pursue-Legal-Action-Against-Kuwait-Seeks-Alternative-JV-Partners_16178.html
March 1, 2012
Equate (Sefat, Kuwait), a joint venture in which Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC) and Dow Chemical each hold 42.5%, Boubyan Petrochemical Co. 9% and Qurain Petrochemical Industries...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Equate-Reports-Big-Increase-in-Profits-Confirms-Husain-as-New-CEO_41704.html
January 19, 2012
Kuwait’s previously announced Olefins III project is expected to be completed by end 2016, Maha Mulla Hussain, chairperson of Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC) told CW recently...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Kuwait-Details-Olefins-III-Mohammad-Hussain-to-Succeed-Al-Terkait-at-Equate_40582.html
December 16, 2011
DuPont says it has entered into a strategic research agreement with Rosetta Green (Rehovot, Israel) to identify drought tolerance genes in corn and soybeans. Rosetta Green will use...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/DuPont-and-Israeli-Firm-Sign-Research-Agreement_39876.html
December 15, 2011
Qurain Petrochemical Industries Company (Kuwait City) is planning to build a $1-billion integrated polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins complex at Jubail, Saudi Arabia. It will be...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Qurain-Plans-$1-Billion-PTA-and-PET-Complex-in-Saudi-Arabia_39823.html
December 12, 2011
Equate Petrochemical (Safat, Kuwait) is actively seeking acquisitions outside the Middle East and may be close to a deal before the end of the year, company officials say. "Our strategy is to look for M&A opportunities in the line of our existing products," says Hamad Al-Terkait, Equate CEO....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Equate-Petrochemical-Seeks-Acquisitions_39713.html
November 23, 2011
Sinopec says that a groundbreaking ceremony was held on November 18 for the previously announced Sino-Kuwait Guangdong Integrated Refinery & Petrochemical JV Project, a joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Construction-Begins-on-Sinopec-Kuwait-Petrochemical-Project_39257.html
November 11, 2011
Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC; Kuwait City) is expected to go ahead with the country’s long-planned third olefins project. Mohammed Al Busairi, Kuwait Oil Minister and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Kuwait-Set-to-Build-Third-Olefins-Plant_38875.html
June 28, 2011
Kuwait has approved the construction of a new oil refinery with an estimated cost of $14.5 billion. The Al Zour refinery project, a revival of plans scrapped in March 2009, could...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Kuwait-Okays-Al-Zour-Refinery-Project_35820.html
March 14, 2011
The Kuwait Styrene Co. (TKSC), a joint venture between Kuwait Aromatics Co. and Dow Chemical, has announced an $81 million net profit for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2010...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Kuwait-Styrene-Makes-Profit-on-the-Back-of-Rising-Petrochemical-Prices_33428.html
March 1, 2011
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that on February 28, 2011, it completed the previously announced acquisition of Scotts Miracle-Gro’s (Marysville, OH) Global...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Israel-Chemicals-Completes-Acquisition-of-Scotts-Miracle-Gros-Specialty-Fertilizer-Unit_33154.html
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