Despite challenges, the petrochemical and chemical production in the Gulf region surged to more than 140 million metric tonnes (MT) during 2013, said an industry expert.
"The global sales revenue of petrochemicals and chemica
BASF, the world's biggest chemicals company by sales, said it could spend more than one billion euros ($1.4bn) to build a petrochemical plant in the US, joining global peers attracted by cheap shale gas there.
Natural gas is a
German chemicals group BASF said on Friday it closed its Egyptian operations on Thursday because of the violent political protests in the country.
"The safety of our employees has top priority. We are observing the situation
DuPont plans to exit its once-lucrative paint pigments business to focus on a thriving agricultural unit better equipped to shield the biggest US chemicals maker from market volatility, a report said.
DuPont's shares rose as m
The GCC petrochemicals and chemicals capacity is forecast to soar 50 per cent by 2020, according to Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (G PER CENTA)'s latest annual database update.
The updated database foresees the
Man-made chemicals in everyday products are likely to be at least the partial cause of a global surge in birth deformities, hormonal cancers and psychiatric diseases, a UN-sponsored research team reported on Tuesday.
Indorama Eleme Fertilizer & Chemicals Limited (IEFCL) has signed a financing package in Dubai to construct a greenfield $1.2 billion urea fertilizer project in Port Harcourt, Nigeria.
The financing for the project includes $80
A strike by workers at the Sabic Europe Chemicals Geleen plant in the Netherlands has lowered production, the company's Saudi Arabian owner said on Saturday, without specifying by how much.
Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic)
BASF, one of the leading chemical companies in the world, on Wednesday opened its production plant for customer specific antioxidant blend (CSB), the largest facility of its kind worldwide, in Bahrain.
This new facility, b
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic) is the only company from the GCC region to make it to the list of world’s top innovation spenders since 2008, ranking 416th out of the 1,000-strong list, said a report.
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