The GCC petrochemicals sector must invest in innovation to ensure competitiveness and enhance efficiency and also set up R&D labs and industrial parks in order to meet future challenges, said a senior Saudi government official
Innovation and integration resulting in greater feedstock flexibility have provided a significant competitive advantage for ExxonMobil’s chemical business, Steve Pryor, president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, said.
Major players in the petrochemicals industry will focus on the Gulf polymer industry, the main challenges and developments in plastic conversion at a conference to be held in Sharjah next year.
The fifth International Confer
Equate Petrochemical Company was recently recognised for its role in the success of GPCA’s ‘Clean Up the Gulf’ campaign, which was launched across the GCC countries, at the 4th International Conference for Plastics Convention (
The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) has announced the full speaker line-up for the upcoming GPCA Supply Chain Conference in Dubai.
The fifth annual summit will take place from May 13 to 15 at the InterContinen
The GCC petrochemical capacity is estimated to increase from 77.3 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) to 113 MTPA at the end of 2015, marking a 46 per cent rise, according to the Gulf Petrochemical & Chemicals Association (GPCA).
The petrochemical production capacity in the Gulf region soared to nearly 116 million tonnes in 2011, up 13.5 per cent compared to 102 million tonnes the previous year, according to a report.
Saudi alone accounted for over half o
The evolving needs of end-users will make innovation in the polymers industry a necessity, said an industry expert on the opening day of a major plastics summit in Dubai.
Sultan Bin Battal, vice president (Polymer SBU), of Saudi Arabia-bas
Top industry executives will address critical business and environmental issues, while highlighting how the plastics industry has achieved sustainable growth at an upcoming summit in Dubai.
The third Gulf Petrochemicals & Chemicals Ass