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Montero to acquire 75% stake in Greenflash phosphate project in South Africa Friday, September 11, 2015 Montero Mining and Exploration has signed an agreement to buy a 75% stake in Greenflash 251's offshore phosphate project in South Africa....

Nigeria and Angola paints and coatings market to reach $1.13bn in 2019, says F&S Thursday, September 10, 2015 The offshore oil and gas (O&G) paints and coatings market in Nigeria and Angola is estimated to reach $1.13bn in 2019, according to a new report by Frost & Sullivan...

Elenilto to build $1.4bn phosphate mining and fertilisers plant in Togo Wednesday, September 09, 2015 Israeli billionaire Jacob Engel-backed Elenilto has secured a contract with the government of Togo, West Africa, to develop a $1.4bn phosphate mining and fertilisers plant project near...

Toyota Tsusho starts construction on fertiliser complex in Kenya Tuesday, September 08, 2015 Toyota Tsusho East Africa has started contruction on a KES103bn ($988.8m) fertiliser complex in Uasin Gishu, Eldoret,...

Sadara to supply butyl tri-glycol ether to Juffali’s chemical plant in Saudi Arabia Friday, September 04, 2015 Sadara Chemical has secured a contract to supply butyl tri-glycol ether (BTG) to E A Juffali & Brothers' chemical production complex in Saudi Arabia....

African Potash signs fertiliser supply MoU with Malawian company Wednesday, September 02, 2015 African Potash will supply more than 50,000t of fertiliser to an undisclosed Malawian fertiliser supply company under a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signed by the two...

Indian Oil to build petrochemicals plant in Iran Tuesday, September 01, 2015 Indian Oil (IOCL) is planning to build a petrochemicals plant in Iran with an investment of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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