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July 2, 2009
Borouge, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Company and Borealis, says it has awarded a $1.075 billion lump sum turnkey contract to Linde for its previously...
July 1, 2009
Borouge has awarded a contract to Gulftainer (Dubai) to provide on-site logistics services at its polyolefins complex at Ruwais, Abu Dhabi, over the next five years. The services will...
June 12, 2009
Borouge, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (Adnoc) and Borealis, has selected Bechtel to provide project management consultancy (PMC) services for Borouge 3, a...
June 9, 2009
Borouge, a joint venture between the Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (Adnoc) and Borealis, has selected Bechtel to provide project management consultancy (PMC) services for Borouge 3, a...
May 29, 2009
Speculation is mounting over which potential partners could replace Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC; Safat, Kuwait) in K-Dow, a proposed 50-50 joint venture with Dow Chemical that...
May 22, 2009
Neste Jacobs (Kilpilahti, Finland), a 60-40 joint venture between Neste Oil and Jacobs Engineering, has been awarded a framework agreement for front-end engineering and design (FEED)...
May 14, 2009
Continued turmoil in the automotive industry is having significant downstream effects in chemicals, according to a PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PwC; New York) report on chemicals M&A in...
May 8, 2009
Borouge (Abu Dhabi) will award a project management consultancy (PMC) contract in the third quarter for its previously announced Borouge 3 project, Mark Garrett, CEO of Borealis, tells...
May 1, 2009
Borouge (Abu Dhabi) has invited contractors including Fluor, Maire Tecnimont, Simon Carves, and Uhde to bid on three separate front-end engineering and design (FEED) contracts for the...
April 24, 2009
Borouge (Abu Dhabi) has completed a previously announced feasibility study for the Borouge 3 olefins and polyolefins complex and decided to move forward with the project, which has...
April 15, 2009
Borouge (Abu Dhabi), a joint venture between Borealis and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co., says it has completed the feasibility study on its Borouge 3 polyolefins project, and will begin...
February 27, 2009
Banking company Santander (Madrid) says it plans to sell its 32% stake in refining company Cepsa (Madrid), the parent of petrochemicals firm Cepsa Quimica. Santander has...
January 23, 2009
Abu Dhabi Polymers Park (ADPP), a recently created industrial cluster in Abu Dhabi, is expected to host about 60 plastics processing factories by 2015, involving a combined investment...
December 12, 2008
The Dubai Gold & Commodities Exchange (DGCX) says it will launch plastics futures contracts on February 5, 2009. Futures contracts for linear low-density polyethylene and...
December 10, 2008
Third GPCA Forum opens in Dubai today with ribbon cutting by HE Abdulla Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah of Qatar....
December 4, 2008
The global financial crisis and economic downturn have slowed growth in China, curbing projected 2009 ethylene demand growth rates in China to half of recent levels, says Li Xihong, president of Sinopec’s economics and development research institute....
December 3, 2008
The global chemical industry has a “central and expanding” role to play in meeting the world’s long-term energy challenges of surging demand, constrained supplies, and added stress on the environment, says Ben van Beurden, executive v.p. at Shell Chemicals....
November 10, 2008
Borealis says it has selected the LyondellBasell Lupotech T technology for a 350,000-m.t./year low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant to be built in the Mideast by 2013. Borealis's...
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