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September 17, 2009
Fluor Corp. says it has completed work on Olefins II, an expansion of Equate's existing complex at Shuaiba, Kuwait. Equate is a joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Fluor-Completes-Work-on-Equates-Expansion_21056.html
July 7, 2009
The Kuwait Styrene Co. (TKSC), which forms part of Greater Equate, has delayed the startup of its ethylbenzene-styrene monomer complex at Shuaiba, Kuwait by an estimated 4-8 weeks. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Kuwait-Delays-Startup-of-Styrene-Plant_20009.html
May 29, 2009
Speculation is mounting over which potential partners could replace Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC; Safat, Kuwait) in K-Dow, a proposed 50-50 joint venture with Dow Chemical that...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Dow-Holds-JV-Talks-with-IPIC-Aramco-Plans-to-Quit-Optimal_19211.html
April 10, 2009
Equate Petrochemical Co. (Safat, Kuwait) says it has cut back operating rates at its Shuaiba, Kuwait plant due to a feedstock shortage caused by an unspecified accident at its Kuwait...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Equate-Cuts-Output_18164.html
March 9, 2009
Equate reported an 11% drop in net 2008 profit to $683 million on sales 5% higher at $1.21 billion. "The profits are extremely positive and only 2% less than the 2008 budget...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Equate-Reports-Lower-Net-Profit-Performance-Remains-Solid_17515.html
February 4, 2009
Equate Petrochemical Co. (Safat, Kuwait), a joint venture in which Petrochemical Industries Co. of Kuwait and Dow Chemical each hold 42.5% and local companies Boubyan Petrochemical and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/EQUATE-Readies-Huge-Petchems-Complex_16784.html
January 28, 2009
Dow Chemical’s CEO Andrew Liveris has defended his company’s decision not to close the previously announced $18.7 billion deal, including $3.7 billion of R&H debt, to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Dow-Decision-to-Delay-R-and-H-Deal-Could-Trigger-Expensive-Legal-Battle-Update-2_16704.html
January 13, 2009
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 their planned...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Dow-Readies-Legal-Action-Against-Kuwaits-PIC_16267.html
December 31, 2008
Moody’s and Standard & Poor's (S&P) have each lowered Dow Chemical’s senior unsecured rating in response to Kuwait’s decision to back out of the K-Dow joint...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Dows-Credit-Rating-Is-Lowered-Following-Collapse-of-K-Dow_16118.html
December 29, 2008
Kuwait's Supreme Petroleum Council has decided to cancel a planned $17.4-billion petrochemical joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) and Dow Chemical....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Kuwait-Abandons-K-Dow-jv_16104.html
December 10, 2008
Third GPCA Forum opens in Dubai today with ribbon cutting by HE Abdulla Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah of Qatar....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/GPCA-Forum-Opens_15670.html
December 8, 2008
Dow Chemical says it has signed a binding agreement with Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC; Kuwait City) to form a previously announced 50-50 joint venture, K-Dow...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Dow-and-Kuwait-Rework-K-Dow-Deal_15726.html
December 8, 2008
Equate Petrochemical Co. (Safat, Kuwait) says it has started up an ethylene plant at the company’s Olefins II complex at Shuaiba, Kuwait. The plant has production capacity for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Kuwait-Ethylene-Plant-Starts-Up_15782.html
December 5, 2008
Equate Petrochemical Co. (Safat, Kuwait) says it has started up an ethylene plant at the company’s Olefins II complex at Shuaiba, Kuwait. The plant has production capacity for...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Kuwait-Ethylene-Plant-Starts-Up_15754.html
August 20, 2008
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) has reported a 445% increase in net profits to $703.2 million for the second quarter ended June 30. And sales for the period increased by 116% to...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Israel-Chemicals-Second-Quarter-Profits-Soar_13713.html
August 14, 2008
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries (Mumbai) says the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC; Washington DC) has given clearance for the previously announced tender offer by Alkaloida Chemical...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Sun-Pharma-Gets-U-S-FTC-Approval-for-Taro-Tender-Offer_13581.html
August 4, 2008
The Second Annual Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) Forum attracted more than 750 delegates, a big increase on the 450 delegates who attended the first meeting....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/GPCA-Highlights-Growing-Mideast-Influence_9680.html
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