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May 1, 2013
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat) plans to build an olefins complex and a polyethylene plant at the Port of Ṣuḥār, Oman at a cost of about $3...
February 21, 2013
The International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA; Brussels) has objected to the findings of the recently published World Health Organization-United Nations Environment...
February 18, 2013
Hanwha Engineering & Construction Corp. (Seoul) has started work on a chlor-alkali and ethylene dichloride (EDC) complex in Salalah Free Zone, Oman on behalf of Saltic (Muscat)...
December 17, 2012
Oman Oil Co. (OOC; Masqat) and LG International (Seoul) have signed an agreement to jointly develop a previously announced world-scale complex to produce purified terephthalic acid...
December 11, 2012
AkzoNobel says it has signed an expanded joint venture agreement with the Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo group (Manama, Bahrain) of companies. The new deal strengthens the existing jv between...
November 29, 2012
Day three of this year’s Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) forum in Dubai included presentations on sustainability, refocusing business models to meet new...
October 30, 2012
Saltic (Salalah, Oman) has appointed Hanwha Engineering & Construction to build a $500-million chlor-alkali and ethylene dichloride (EDC) complex at the Salalah free zone in Oman...
October 4, 2012
Oman Oil Co. (Muscat), a government owned firm, has announced plans to invest $800 million to set up a petrochemical complex at Sohar. The facilities will be designed to produce 1...
September 10, 2012
Octal (Masqat, Oman), a global leader in the packaging industry, has tripled its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottle resin capacity at the Ṣalālah, Oman, complex. Total capacity...
August 6, 2012
Duqm Refinery and Petrochemical Industries (DRPIC; Muscat, Oman)—the recently established joint venture between Oman Oil and International Petroleum Investment (IPIC; Abu Dhabi)...
July 23, 2012
Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says its Indorama PET Nigeria (Port Harcourt, Nigeria) subsidiary, on July 19, started up the previously announced 75,000-m.t./year solid state...
June 26, 2012
Government-owned Oman Oil Company (OOC; Muscat) and International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC; Abu Dhabi), owned by the government of Abu Dhabi, have announced the formation of...
December 21, 2011
The  European Union (EU) has terminated an antidumping and anti-subsidy probe on imports of polyethylene terephthalate (PET) products from Oman and Saudi Arabia, following the...
September 6, 2011
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Suhail Bahwan Group (SBG; Muscat) have established a joint venture engineering company to undertake projects in India. The jv, MHI Engineering and...
August 10, 2011
Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co., (Orpic; Muscat), the recently merged group of Oman’s Oman Refineries and Petrochemicals, Aromatics Oman, and Oman Polypropylene...
June 15, 2011
Oman has completed a restructuring program, which combined and integrated its Oman Refineries and Petrochemicals Co., Aromatics Oman, and Oman Polypropylene, under the new name...
March 22, 2011
The Saudi government has established a technical panel to help resolve a dispute with the European Commission over possible European Union (EU) antidumping duties on polyethylene...
March 11, 2011
Iran's National Petrochemical Co. (NPC; Tehran) has given a two-months deadline to Oman Oil Co. (OOC) to fulfill its obligations for a proposed ammonia-urea joint venture complex...
January 20, 2011
Octal Petrochemicals (Muscat) has secured funding for the second phase of its previously announced polyethylene terephthalate (PET) resin manufacturing complex in Oman. Privately owned...
January 17, 2011
An 11,000-m.t. dwt tanker carrying an undisclosed cargo of chemicals was captured on January 15 by Somali pirates, reports say. The Korean-owned Samho Jewelry was about 350...
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