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

Saudi Butanol prepares to begin trial operations at butanol plant
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Saudi Butanol (SaBuCo) is preparing to start trial operations at butanol plant in Jubail, Saudi Arabia, in the third quarter of this year....

Sipchem to commission polymer and polyethylene plants in Saudi Arabia
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 Saudi International Petrochemical (Sipchem) is preparing to commission ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) and low-density polyethylene (LDPE) plant in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia....

Amec Foster Wheeler to provide technical services for Orpic refineries and chemical plants
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries (Orpic) has awarded a contract to UK-based Amec Foster Wheeler to provide technical services at its Mina Al Fahal Refinery and Sohar Refinery,...

Israel Chemicals plans to build potassium nitrate production plant
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 Israel Chemicals (ICL) is considering constructing a potassium nitrate production plant to meet increasing demand for soluble specialty fertilisers and food-grade phosphoric acid....

Toyota East Africa to begin work on fertiliser complex in Kenya
Monday, March 23, 2015 Toyota East Africa is preparing to start work on a fertiliser complex in Kenya as part of its recently secured $1.2bn contract....

Pasargad Energy to build $3bn petrochemical complex in Iran
Thursday, March 19, 2015 Pasargad Energy Development (PEDC) has secured a contract from the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) to build a petrochemical complex in Iran...

Petro Rabigh secures $5.2bn loan for petrochemical complex expansion
Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical (Petro Rabigh) has secured a SAR19.4bn ($5.2bn) credit facilities to fund its Rabigh Phase II project, an expansion of the existing facility....

Petrochemical and chemical companies considering innovation in Gulf region, report says
Monday, March 09, 2015 The majority of petrochemical and chemical producers in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region are considering implementing an innovation strategy, according to a study by the...

World’s largest methanol plant to be commissioned in Iran
Friday, February 27, 2015 The Iranian Government is reportedly constructing a largest-of-its-kind methanol plant in Bandar Deyr, Bushehr...

Air Liquide to supply oxygen to Sasol's South African fuels and chemicals complex
Thursday, February 26, 2015 Sasol has awarded a contract to Air Liquide to supply industrial gases for its synthetic fuels and chemicals complex in Secunda, South Africa....

Orpic prequalifies companies for Liwa Plastics Industries Complex EPC work
Monday, February 23, 2015 Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has prequalified 19 companies or consortia to work on four different engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) packages for...

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