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August 26, 2015
Al Ghaith Industries (Abu Dhabi) has chosen Nuberg Engineering (Noida, India) to build a $150-million chlor-alkali facility at the Khalifa Industrial Zone in Abu Dhabi, in two phases. Nuberg says the first phase will include a 350-m.t./day caustic soda plant and a 60-m.t./day hydrogen peroxide plant....
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Al-Ghaith-selects-Nuberg-for-$150-million-chlor-alkali-project_73186.html
August 20, 2015
Borouge, a 60-40 joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and Borealis (Vienna), has selected Neste Jacobs (Porvoo, Finland), a technology, engineering, and project management...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Borouge-selects-Neste-Jacobs-for-PE-plant-modification-at-Ruwais_73087.html
August 19, 2015
DP World (Dubai), the regionally leading marine terminal operator, has agreed with an affiliate of Dow Chemical based in Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, to support the distribution of...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Jebel-Ali-becomes-distribution-hub-for-Dow_73060.html
August 12, 2015
Brenntag says that it has acquired a 51% stake in chemicals distributor Trychem (Dubai). Trychem distributes solvents serving the paint, ink, and coatings industries mainly in the...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Brenntag-acquires-majority-stake-in-Dubai-based-chemicals-distributor_72885.html
August 6, 2015
CF Industries on Thursday said that it has entered a definitive agreement with OCI (Amsterdam) under which CF will combine with OCI’s European and North American operations as...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/CF-and-OCI-merger-will-create-largest-nitrogen-player_72792.html
June 14, 2015
Momentive Performance Materials on Sunday announced the inauguration of its MEA logistics center in Dubai. “Momentive continues its commitment to expanding our manufacturing and...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Momentive-opens-logistics-center-in-Dubai_71283.html
June 3, 2015
The Dubai Gold and Commodities Exchange (DGCX) says that it will launch the Mini Dubai Polypropylene (PP) Futures contract and expand the existing Plastics Futures contract. The new...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Dubai-commodities-exchange-introduces-new-PP-futures-contract-amends-existing-PP-contract_70971.html
May 11, 2015
Borouge (Abu Dhabi), a 60-40 joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and Borealis (Vienna), has brought onstream all five polyolefin plants, which form part of Borouge 3...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Borouge-ramping-up-ponders-next-phase-under-2030-strategy_70242.html
April 22, 2015
W. R. Grace says that it has completed phase one of construction for the previously announced fluid catalytic cracking (FCC) catalysts manufacturing facility in the Mideast. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Grace-completes-first-phase-of-FCC-catalysts-manufacturing-plant-in-Mideast_69658.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/GPCA-appoints-Adnocs-director-of-petrochemicals-as-new-chairman_68996.html
March 25, 2015
Sika said today that it has opened a new mortar manufacturing facility in Dubai and a concrete admixture plant on Réunion Island, a French overseas region. Paul Schuler, Sika...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Sika-opens-mortar-and-concrete-admixture-plants-in-Dubai-and-on-Reunion-Island_68880.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/GCC-petrochemical-industry-moving-toward-innovative-strategies-GPCA-survey-finds_68376.html
February 16, 2015
OCI N.V. (Amsterdam) announced today that it has formally commenced proceedings to demerge the company’s engineering and construction business from its fertilizer and chemicals...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/OCI-NV-details-plans-to-demerge-fertilizers-from-construction-operations_67807.html
February 3, 2015
Dow and RSA-Talke have signed a contract for the storage of petrochemical products that will be marketed by Dow from Sadara Chemical Co., a joint venture of Dow and Saudi Aramco in...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Dow-and-RSA-Talke-sign-contract-for-storage-of-Sadara-petchems_67470.html
January 19, 2015
The International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena; United Arab Emirates) has announced the reappointment of Adnan Amin as director general to a second four-year term, to run from April...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/International-Renewable-Energy-Agency-reappoints-director-general_66961.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/GPCA-Plastics-capacity-in-GCC-countries-to-increase-25-percent-by-2020_66513.html
December 8, 2014
Al Ghaith Industries (Abu Dhabi) has awarded Nuberg Engineering (Noida, India) a contract to build a calcium chloride plant in Abu Dhabi, Nuberg says. The plant's...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Indias-Nuberg-Engineering-awarded-contract-to-build-calcium-chloride-plant-in-Abu-Dhabi_65960.html
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...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/GPCA-Diversification-will-create-new-opportunities-in-the-Mideast_65672.html
November 24, 2014
The 9th Gulf Petrochemical & Chemical Association (GPCA; Dubai) Forum kicked off today with record attendance, exceeding 2,000 for the first time. The event, whose theme is...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/GPCA-Aramco-CEO-calls-for-switch-to-mixed-feed-crackers-as-gas-feedstocks-run-short_65647.html
November 19, 2014
Givaudan (Vernier, Switzerland), a market leader in the global fragrance and flavor industry, says it has opened an expanded technical center and regional offices at Dubai. The...
http://www.chemweek.com/regions/middle_east/uae/Givaudan-develops-Mideast-presence-with-expanded-technical-center-regional-offices-at-Dubai_65475.html
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