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Equate completes turnaround and first phase of polyethylene expansion project
Equate Petrochemical, a joint venture among Petrochemical Industries Co. (Kuwait City), Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical Co., and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, today announced the completion of both the first phase of its previously announced...

GPCA—Plastics capacity in GCC countries to increase 25% by 2020
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 Association (GPCA; Dubai). The region's plastics industry currently makes 13...

Kuwait, Bahrain to study aromatics project in Bahrain
Petrochemical Indstries Co. (PIC), a subsidiary of Kuwait Petroleum Corp.; and the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA; Manama) have signed a partnership agreement for an aromatics project in Bahrain, according to a report by Kuwait's official news agency...

GPCA: Diversification will create new opportunities in the Mideast
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 from the current volume of 140 million m.t./year, according to the Gulf...

GPCA: Equate's manufacturing complex down for turnaround; debottlenecking project makes progress
Equate (Safat, Kuwait), a joint venture between Petrochemical Industries Co. (PIC), Dow Chemical, Boubyan Petrochemical, and Qurain Petrochemical Industries, says that a large part of its petrochemical complex at Shuaiba, Kuwait is currently down for a...

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