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Oman Oil acquires German chemicals producer Oxea
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 The state-owned Oman Oil Company (OOC) has acquired German chemical manufacturer Oxea for an undisclosed...

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'...

KNPC awards engineering and management services contract to AMEC
Monday, December 09, 2013 UK-based engineering and project management company AMEC has received a contract from Kuwait National Petroleum (KNPC) to provide project engineering and management services for the Mina Al...

Engineers India secures Nigerian petrochemical project contract
Thursday, November 28, 2013 Engineers India (EIL) has secured a $139m Project Management Consultancy (PMC) and Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) contract from Dangote Group for a Nigerian...

Petrofac-Daelim JV receives Oman refinery improvement project from ORPIC
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries (ORPIC) has awarded a 36 month Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract to a 50/50 joint venture between Petrofac and...

Sasol to explore for hydrocarbons in South Africa
Thursday, November 14, 2013 Petrochemical company Sasol has received exploration rights from Petroleum Agency South Africa (PASA) to explore for hydrocarbons in Durban and Zululand basins, offshore of Kwazulu-Natal...

Union Chlorine, Fata to construct UAE sodium hydroxide plant
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 Union Chlorine and (Italian firm Finmeccanica's division) Fata have entered an agreement to build a sodium hydroxide plant in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates...

Tasneea and Flotek partner for Omani energy venture
Monday, November 11, 2013 Flotek Industries and Tasneea Oil and Gas Technologies have entered shareholder agreements to establish an oil field chemistry manufacturing company and a chemical research company in...

Versalis, Lotte Chemical form elastomers joint venture
Monday, November 11, 2013 Eni's chemical subsidiary Versalis has established a 50-50 joint venture (JV) with South Korean petrochemical firm Lotte Chemical to target Asia's elastomers...

AkzoNobel acquires 50% stake in Sadolin Paints Oman
Friday, November 01, 2013 Netherlands-based specialty chemical firm AkzoNobel has acquired a 50% stake and management control of Sadolin Paints Oman...

Foster Wheeler wins Saudi Arabian petrochemicals project contract
Friday, October 25, 2013 Foster Wheeler has secured a contract from Farabi Petrochemicals to undertake a concept study and technology selection for the Jazan petrochemicals project, in Saudi...

Foster Wheeler to support Saudi Aramco's project
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 Foster Wheeler, through its Global Engineering and Construction Group's subsidiaries, has received contracts for front-end engineering designs (FEED) for Saudi Aramco's Khurais Arabian Light...

Oman Oil agrees to buy Oxea from Advent
Monday, October 14, 2013 Oman Oil (OOC), a state-controlled oil company of the Sultanate of Oman, has signed an agreement with Advent International to acquire Oxea, a global manufacturer of Oxo...

Foster Wheeler wins study contract for Kuwait's aromatics plant
Thursday, October 10, 2013 Foster Wheeler's subsidiary, Global Engineering and Construction Group, has been awarded a contract by Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) for a pre-feasibility study and a market report, for...

Toray to construct Korean polyphenylene sulphide production plant
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 Japan's Toray Industries has unveiled plans to construct a new Torelina polyphenylene sulphide (PPS) resin production plant in...

Arkema-Watan JV to build new Saudi organic peroxide production facility
Tuesday, October 01, 2013 France-based chemicals producer Arkema and Saudi investment company Watan Industrial Investment will build an organic peroxide production plant on the Al Jubail platform, Saudi Arabia, as part of...

Foster Wheeler to support Borouge's engineering projects
Friday, September 27, 2013 Abu Dhabi Polymers (Borouge) has signed a three-year framework agreement with the subsidiary of Switzerland-based Foster Wheeler, for providing engineering and consultancy services in the...

Solvay, INEOS seek European Commission clearance for JV
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 South African energy and chemical company Sasol and Ineos Olefins and Polymers USA have filed an application before the European Commission to clear their 50/50 joint...

CP Kelco, BCI to construct Saudi xanthan gum facility
Tuesday, September 17, 2013 Basic Chemical Industries (BCI) has entered into a memorandum of understanding with US-based CP Kelco to jointly construct and operate a xanthan gum facility in Al Jubail, Saudi...

Foster Wheeler to support Sasol's Mozambique compression project
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Sasol Petroleum International (SPI) has awarded an engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCm) contract to a subsidiary of Foster Wheeler for a low pressure compression project...

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