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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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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