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August 14, 2008Sun 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...
August 4, 2008Dow's Liveris says the region is headed for top position in the chemical industry....
April 29, 2008Octal (Muscat) says it will boost capacity of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resins by an additional 500,000 m.t./year at Salalah, Oman by May 2010. The company says the resins will...
April 7, 2008Octal (Muscat) says its previously announced polyethylene terephthalate (PET) complex at Salalah, Oman will come onstream in August at a cost of $300 million. The plant will have...
February 19, 2008Oman’s Supreme Committee for Town Planning (Muscat) has issued a tender for a masterplan that would integrate a previously announced refining and petrochemical complex in the...
December 10, 2007Octal (Muscat, Oman) is investing $300 million dollars to expand its amorphous polyethylene terephthalate (APET) sheet-making capacity from 30,000 m.t./year to 300,000 m.t./year. The...
October 3, 2007Oman Oil Co. says it has completed financial arrangements for a previously announced methanol complex planned by Salalah Methanol Co., a wholly owned subsidiary of Oman Oil, at...
October 1, 2007Octal (Ruwi, Oman) plans more projects following completion of an amorphous polyester plant in mid-2008....
August 7, 2007Oman Petrochemical Industries Corp. (OPIC; Muscat) has indefinitely postponed plans to build a petrochemical complex at Sohar, Oman, due to escalating costs, sources say (CW, Feb. 8...
July 26, 2007Oman Oil Co. (OOC; Muscat) says it has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract to GS Engineering and Construction (Seoul) to build a world-scale methanol complex...
July 25, 2007The government of Oman is planning a refining and petrochemical hub in the country’s coastal area of Duqm, local reports say. Jacobs Engineering is carrying out a feasibility...
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