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Indian Oil to build petrochemicals plant in Iran
01 September, 2015
Indian Oil (IOCL) is planning to build a petrochemicals plant in Iran with an investment of...
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Nuberg to set up $150m chemical complex for Al Ghaith Industries in Abu Dhabi
Thursday, August 27, 2015 Nuberg Engineering has secured an EPC contract worth Rs10bn ($152m) with Al Ghaith Industries to develop a chemical complex in Abu...

Direct foreign investment in Iran's petrochemical industry will reap benefits, says report
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Direct foreign investment in Iran's petrochemical sector could result in large returns for investors prepared to take...

African Potash signs fertiliser supply MoU with Zambian company
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 African Potash will supply 50,000Mt of fertiliser to an undisclosed company in Zambia, under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the two...

Neste Jacobs to provide services for Borouge’s polyethylene complex modification in Abu Dhabi
Friday, August 21, 2015 Neste Jacobs has secured a contract with Abu Dhabi-based plastics solutions provider Borouge to provide engineering and design services for its polyethylene complex modification project in...

Iran to increase petrochemical exports by 2016
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 Iran is looking to increase its petrochemical exports by around 25% by the end of 2016 after a lifting of western...

Brenntag buys majority of Dubai-based Trychem
Thursday, August 13, 2015 German chemical distribution company Brenntag has agreed to acquire a majority stake of 51% in Dubai-based Trychem from TriStar for undisclosed...

Equate Petrochemical selects Meridium’s asset performance management solutions
Thursday, August 06, 2015 Equate Petrochemical has selected Meridium’s asset performance management (APM) solutions to streamline its...

African Potash signs fertiliser trading deal with Comesa
Wednesday, August 05, 2015 African Potash has partnered with the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) and the Mask Africa Crowd Farm Fund (MACFF) to produce and distribute fertiliser in the east and...

Sadara Chemical to supply MDI to Juffali’s chemical plant in Saudi Arabia
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 Sadara Chemical has secured a contract with E A Juffali & Brothers to supply methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI) to the latter's chemical production facility in Saudi...

Iran develops technology to produce petrochemical catalysts
Monday, July 13, 2015 Iran has developed its own technology to produce catalysts that are used by isomerisation units of oil refineries and petrochemical...

Air Liquide commissions €350m hydrogen production facility in Saudi Arabia
Thursday, June 25, 2015 Air Liquide has commissioned its €350m hydrogen production facility in Yanbu Industrial City, Saudi...

Jacobs selected for services on InoChem’s soda ash project in Saudi Arabia
Thursday, June 18, 2015 InoChem has selected Jacobs to provide services for the second phase of its soda ash and calcium chloride complex in Yanbu Industrial City in Saudi...

Egyptian Petrochemicals to finalise $2bn propylene project by October
Monday, June 15, 2015 Egyptian Petrochemicals (ECHEM) is planning to complete technical and financial studies of its proposed $2bn complex to produce propylene and its...

UOP Honeywell technology selected for Dangote refinery and petrochemical project in Nigeria
Monday, June 08, 2015 Dangote Oil Refining Company has awarded a contract to UOP, a Honeywell International company, for an integrated refinery and petrochemical plant to be built in Lekki,...

Carbon Holdings signs petrochemical financing deal with Gulf Capital
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Carbon Holdings has signed a $25m debt financing agreement with Gulf Capital, to fund its three petrochemical projects in Ain Al Sokhna,...

UOP to license process technology for Dangote’s petrochemical complex in Nigeria
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Dangote Oil Refining has selected Honeywell's UOP, to license process technology and provide catalysts and equipment for its refinery and petrochemical plant in Lekki near Lagos, Nigeria....

Jacobs to provide EPCM services for Sadara’s $20bn chemical complex in Saudi Arabia
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Sadara Chemical Company has awarded a contract to Jacobs Engineering Group to provide engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for its $20bn chemical complex in...

ICL to close flame-retardant producing line in Israel plant
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 ICL Industrial Products (ICL IP), an operating segment of Israel Chemical, is set to close its Israeli flame-retardant production facility....

Sipchem begins initial operations of polymer plant in Saudi Arabia
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Saudi International Petrochemical (Sipchem) has started initial operations at its SAR600m ($160m) polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) plant in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia....

Saudi Aramco selects Air Products to supply industrial gases for Jazan refinery in Saudi Arabia
Monday, April 20, 2015 Saudi Aramco has awarded a contract to Air Products to supply 75,000t of industrial gases a day for its refinery in Jazan, Saudi Arabia....

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