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July 6, 2011
The European Commission has cleared the proposed acquisition of a controlling stake in Compañía Española de Petróleos (Cepsa; Madrid) by International...
July 4, 2011
Borouge has appointed Wim Roels to lead its Marketing Company (Borouge Pte), based in Singapore, with effect from July 1st 2011. Wim Roels replaces William Yau who moves to Borealis as...
June 23, 2011
UOP has been selected by the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Co. (Takreer) to provide technology for a new propane dehydrogenation (PDH) plant in Abu Dhabi. The new facility will use UOP's C3...
April 18, 2011
International Petroleum Investment Co. (IPIC; Abu Dhabi) may be looking to consolidate Nova Chemicals and Borealis, as IPIC focuses on building up the petrochemicals industry in Abu...
April 12, 2011
Abu Dhabi National Chemicals Co. (ChemaWEyaat) says it has awarded a project management consulting contract to WorleyParsons for the previously announced Tacaamol aromatics complex in...
April 8, 2011
This Week on CW: Solvay is acquiring Rhodia for $4.8 billion, ending months of speculation over what the Belgian company will do with its pile of cash. At GPCA Plastics Forum in Dubai...
April 8, 2011
BASF says it has opened a new Polyurethane (PU) Solutions System House at the company’s new site at the Dubai Industrial City in Dubai. “With this new system house we have...
April 5, 2011
Speakers assess ongoing and planned investment and with updates on Petro Rabigh, Dow-Aramco and Chemaweyaat....
April 5, 2011
Adeka Corp. (Tokyo), a producer of polymer additives and oleochemicals, plans to invest Y350 million ($4.2 million) in Al Ghurair Additives (AGA; Dubai) a subsidiary of Al Ghurair...
April 4, 2011
Lanxess says it has established a dedicated company for the Mideast dubbed Lanxess Middle East, headquartered at Dubai. “The markets of the Middle East offer Lanxess interesting...
March 1, 2011
Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL; Tel Aviv) says that on February 28, 2011, it completed the previously announced acquisition of Scotts Miracle-Gro’s (Marysville, OH) Global...
January 27, 2011
Borouge, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. and Borealis, has awarded a $169-million contract o Hyundai Engineering & Construction (Seoul) to build Borouge's...
January 21, 2011
Korean special forces have stormed a Korean chemical tanker that had been hijacked by Somali pirates, freeing the ship's 21-member crew, the Korean government says. The tanker's...
December 9, 2010
Sibur (Moscow) plans to add 1 million m.t./year of polymers capacity in the next few years and will likely participate in several of the petrochemical hubs announced by the Russian...
December 9, 2010
Chemical companies will have to anticipate tomorrow's trends in order to tackle future challenges, Rainer Diercks, president/petrochemicals at BASF told attendees at the fifth annual...
December 9, 2010
Petrochemical companies may soon look eastward for sources of capital to finance investments, Victor Chu, chairman of First Eastern Investment Group (Hong Kong), told attendees at the...
December 8, 2010
Industry innovation and solutions are critical to a more sustainable future in the Mideast and beyond, leading industry executives say....
December 8, 2010
The Gulf region could be “the future center of gravity for the global petrochemicals and chemicals industry,” as the industry shifts from mature economies to emerging...
December 8, 2010
Shell Chemicals has confirmed CW’s exclusive report that it is in discussions to form a petrochemicals joint venture in Qatar. “We are actively in discussions with Qatar...
December 8, 2010
Saudi Aramco and its joint venture partner Dow Chemical will soon announce plans to proceed with their mega petrochemical complex at Jubail, says Khalid A. Al-Falih, president and CEO of Saudi Aramco....
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