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December 15, 2009
Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) says that negotiations with Dow Chemical to settle the K-Dow dispute are still ongoing, and that the failure of the K-Dow venture...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Maha-Mulla-Hussain-Dow-PIC-Relations-Unaffected-by-K-Dow-Dispute_23512.html
November 16, 2009
Investcorp (Manama), an asset management firm specializing in alternative invstments, says that its Gulf Opportunity Fund will acquire a 20% stake in Gulf Cryo (Safat, Kuwait), the al...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Investcorp-to-Acquire-Stake-in-Leading-Mideast-Industrial-Gases-Company_22818.html
October 14, 2009
DUBAI, UAE, October 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Key petrochemical and chemical industry leaders and experts will discuss a wide range of global and regional issues and challenges at the Fourth...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/GPCA-Forum-to-Focus-on-Achieving-Sustainable-Growth-Beyond-Global-Crisis_21916.html
October 14, 2009
The planned doubling of petrochemicals production in the Mideast by 53.4 million m.t./year, to 97.9 million m.t./year by 2015 makes a strong supply chain critical for the region's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/GPCA-Supply-Chain-Forum-Safety-Standards-Come-Under-Scrutiny_22025.html
September 28, 2009
Markus Wildi, former president of Dow Europe, has been named to the newly created role of v.p./corporate development in Kuwait....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Dow-Appoints-Head-of-Kuwait-Operations_21515.html
September 17, 2009
Equate Petrochemical Co. has announced the beginning of commerial operation at The Kuwait Styrene Co.'s (TKSC) new ethyl benzene-styrene production plant at Shuaiba, Kuwait. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/kuwait/Equate-Commissions-Styrene-Complex-in-Kuwait_20824.html
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
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