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International Renewable Energy Agency reappoints director general
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 2015 to April 2019. The reappointment was agreed by the 124 Irena member...

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...

India's Nuberg Engineering awarded contract to build calcium chloride plant in Abu Dhabi
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 intended capacity is 85 m.t./day and is the first calcium chloride project in the...

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: Aramco CEO calls for switch to mixed-feed crackers as gas feedstocks run short
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: “What’s next for the chemical industry,” is taking place amid...

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