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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...
September 21, 2015
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industry Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has announced two senior appointments. Kamil Al Shanfari has been appointed general manager/Sohar, Oman, refinery, and...
August 31, 2015
BP said on Monday that it has agreed to license its latest-generation purified terephthalic acid (PTA) technology to Oman International Petrochemical Industries Co. (Ompet), a joint...
August 10, 2015
Orpic (Muscat) says bidding is under way for four engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) packages for its previously announced Liwa plastics project. The complex will consist...
August 2, 2015
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) on Sunday said that Samsung Engineering (Seoul) has asked the International Center for Settlement of Investment...
July 7, 2015
Oman has asked engineering companies to submit proposals for a previously announced, world-scale acetic acid project, planned at Duqm, Oman, by a joint venture between Oman Oil Co. and...
July 7, 2015
Metso's (Helsinki) solenoid valves have been chosen by Daelim (Seoul), a South Korean engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) company, to ensure highly reliable emergency...
May 26, 2015
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) has closed a 350-million Omani rial ($905.3 million) syndicated corporate loan facility for the company's Mina Al...
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 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...
February 23, 2015
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) said today that it has finalized the prequalification process for the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC)...
January 26, 2015
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) began a planned 29-day maintenance turnaround at the company's Sohar, Oman, refinery late yesterday, according to a...
January 22, 2015
AMEC Foster Wheeler (AFW) has been awarded a contract by the Oman Tank Terminal Co. for the front-end engineering design of the Ras Markaz crude oil park project in Oman. Located 70...
January 12, 2015
The Oman government is considering reviving plans to partially privatize Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries (Orpic; Muscat), reports say. Reviving the privatization is a...
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 11, 2014
Repairs to Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co.'s (Orpic; Muscat) 106,000-bbl/day refinery at Mina Al Fahal will cost "millions of dollars" following a fire at...
December 11, 2014
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) says that several engineering contractors have expressed interest in bidding for the engineering, procurement and...
December 10, 2014
Sohar Port and Freezone (Sohar, Oman) has struck a deal with Oman International Petrochemical Industry Co. (Ompet; Muscat) for a facility that will manufacture purified terephthalic...
November 25, 2014
Al Mahruqi: A start of a new era for petrochemicals in Oman. Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) will issue invitations to bid for its $3-4 billion...
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...
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