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Iran to commence production at four petrochemical plants
22 April, 2014
The National Petrochemical Company (NPC), a subsidiary of the Iranian Petroleum Ministry, is set to commence production at four petrochemical plants before March...
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Clariant to increase polymerisation production in Morocco
Friday, April 11, 2014 Clariant has unveiled plans to increase production of polymerisation and blending chemicals for the mining industry in...

CB&I to support Orpic’s Liwa Plastics project in Oman
Tuesday, April 01, 2014 Oman Oil Refineries & Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has awarded a contract, worth more than $40m, to CB&I to provide ethylene technology, as well as front-end engineering and design...

KBR secures Jebel Ali refinery upgrade contract in Dubai
Monday, March 31, 2014 Emirates National Oil Company Processing Company (EPCL) has awarded a front-end engineering and design (FEED) contract to KBR for the upgrade of its condensate refinery at Jebel Ali in Dubai,...

Foster Wheeler to design Kuwait's LNG import and regasification terminal
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Foster Wheeler, through its Global Engineering and Construction (E&C) Group's subsidiary, has received a pre-front-end engineering design and front-end engineering design contract from...

Sipchem opens new Saudi cable insulation polymers plant
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Gulf Advanced Cables Insulation, an affiliate of Saudi International Petrochemical (Sipchem), has commissioned a new production facility at Sipchem's complex in Jubail Industrial City, Saudi Arabia....

Fluor JV wins Kuwait's clean fuels project
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 Fluor Corporation in consortium with Daewoo Engineering & Construction and Hyundai Heavy Industries has received a contract from Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) for a clean fuels...

Samsung to support Algeria Timimoun gas project
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 Groupement Timimoun (GTIM) has signed an agreement with South Korea-based Samsung Engineering for the Timimoun field development project in...

Takreer orders hydrogen purification system from Honeywell
Thursday, February 13, 2014 Honeywell’s UOP has been awarded a contract to supply a UOP Polybed PSA system for installation at Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company’s (TAKREER) Ruwais refinery in...

Samsung JV to support Kuwait's clean fuels project
Thursday, February 13, 2014 The state-run Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) has selected a joint-venture (JV) of Samsung Engineering, Petrofac and CB&I Netherland for the construction of its $3.8bn Mina Abdullah...

Maire Tecnimont-led consortium to build new Cameroonian hydrocracker complex
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 The consortium between some of Maire Tecnimont's subsidiaries and the Turkey-based Ustay has received a contract for the Societè Nationale de Raffinage (Sonara) phase 2 expansion project in...

Alwaseeta and QKLC to establish LED manufacturing facility in Qatar
Monday, February 10, 2014 Qatar Intermediate Industries (Alwaseeta) and Qatar Korea LED Consortium (QKLC) have signed a joint-venture agreement for the establishment of a light-emitting diode (LED) systems...

SNC-Lavalin and Sinopec secure sulphuric acid project in Saudi Arabia
Thursday, February 06, 2014 A consortium of SNC-Lavalin and Sinopec Engineering Group (SEG) has secured a $754m contract from mining and metals firm Ma'aden to construct a large sulphuric acid plant and two power plants...

Cristal, Tasnee and Toho to build titanium sponge plant
Friday, January 24, 2014 Tasnee and Cristal have signed an agreement with Toho Titanium to set-up a joint venture (JV) company to construct a new production facility in Yanbu Industrial City, Saudi Arabia....

Sadara Chemical chooses Metso valves for Saudi chemicals complex
Monday, January 20, 2014 Metso has received contracts from Sadara Chemical for supply of its valves for Sadara's chemicals complex in Saudi...

Sasol opens new polyethylene facility in South Africa
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Sasol has opened a new ethylene purification unit, known as the Ethylene Purification Unit 5 (EPU5), at its polymers facility in Sasolburg, South...

Fluor to support Kuwait Oil capital expenditure programme
Monday, January 06, 2014 Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) has awarded a contract to US-based Fluor to provide complete consulting services, specialising in front-end design and project and construction management in support...

Foster Wheeler to support Saudi Aramco’s Fadhili Gas programme
Monday, December 23, 2013 Through the subsidiaries of its Global Engineering and Construction Group, Foster Wheeler has received contracts from Saudi Aramco for the development of the gas programme in Saudi Arabia....

Arkema to sell South African coatings businesses
Monday, December 16, 2013 French chemical firm Arkema has revealed plans to sell its two South African coatings businesses to Ferro Industrial Products...

Air Products, Takamul Investment to establish JV in Oman
Thursday, December 12, 2013 Air Products and Takamul Investment Company signed a joint venture agreement to establish an industrial gases venture in...

Styrolution optimises styrenic specialties production for EMEA region
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 Styrolution has announced the optimisation of its specialty production network in Germany and the opening of a regional specialties logistics centre, as part of the company's 'triple shift'...

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