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Borealis expands XLPE capacity to meet cable and wire demand

1:58 PM MDT | April 10, 2014 | Francinia Protti-Alvarez

Borealis will expand its crosslinked polyethylene (XLPE) production facilities at Stenungsund, Sweden, and as part of the ongoing Borouge 3 project in Abu Dhabi, the company has announced. The expansion is expected to help Borealis meet demand for polyolefin...


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Indorama to acquire Turkish firm Sasa Polyester Sanayi

Indorama Ventures (Bangkok) says that it will acquire a 51% stake in Sasa Polyester Sanayi (Adana, Turkey), a leading polyester and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) producer in Turkey, from Hac─▒ Ömer Sabanc─▒ Holding (Istanbul). Sasa is a publicly...

Clariant Mining Solutions expands plant in Morocco

Clariant says it will make a “significant investment” to expand its plant at Casablanca, Morocco, to increase production of polymers and chemical blends for the African and Mideast mining industry. The investment will also include opening a...

Ma'aden's phosphate project gets loan approval

Saudi Arabian Mining Co. (Ma’aden) has announced that the Public Investment Fund has approved a $2-billion loan covering part of its previously announced phosphate project. The project is being implemented by Ma’aden’s Waad Al Shamal...

ICL acquires over 30 million Allana Potash shares

ICL Corp. (Tel Aviv) announced that it has acquired over 30 million units of Allana Potash Corp. (Toronto) at a price of 47 cts/share—bringing ICL’s total stake to 53,191,489 common shares. This results in ICL owning approximately 37% of issued...

Sipchem stops butanediol plant for expansion and improvements

Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem; Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia) said today that it is stopping its butanediol manufacturing complex as of today for expansion and efficiency improvements. The stoppage will last 35 days. The move follows an award...

Aramco begins trading chemical products from Petro Rabigh

Saudi Aramco said today that its wholly-owned subsidiary Saudi Aramco Products Trading Company (ATC) has begun trading chemical products from Petro Rabigh (Rabigh, Saudi Arabia), a joint venture between Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical. ATC will sell...

IHS WPC 2014: Future of petrochemical feedstock remains in the Mideast and CIS

The development of shale gas production in the United States has been exciting but, looking forward, the Mideast and Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) countries retain a true long-term potential to keep supplying gas and, as a result, petrochemical...

CB&I details Orpic's petchems project award in Oman

CB&I today detailed its contract award by Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co. (Orpic; Muscat). CB&I’s contract, valued in excess of $40 million, covers the supply of ethylene and front end engineering and design (FEED) services for...

Samsung awarded gas and oil separation plant contract in Iraq

Samsung Engineering announced today that it has been awarded a contract for the ENI Zubair oil field development project, worth $840 million. The signing ceremony was attended by Samsung Engineering’s president & CEO Park Choong-Heum, South Oil...

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