Jun. 25, 2012News & Opinions
In the end, all it took was a small chemical spill -- perhaps less than a barrelful -- to bring down the newest, mightiest oil refinery in the United States.
Jun. 21, 2012News & Opinions
Saudi Arabia's unexpected surge in oil exports to the United States this year has fallen into question following a deepening crisis this month at the kingdom's jointly owned and newly expanded Texas refinery.
May. 25, 2012News & Opinions
Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical plan to go ahead with a $7 billion expansion of a petrochemical project in the kingdom, the Japanese firm said on Friday, quelling doubts over the future of the delayed development.
Jan. 31, 2011News & Opinions
Saudi Kayan Petrochemicals on Saturday signed a preliminary agreement with Saudi Acrylic Acid (SAAC) and a joint venture between U.S. Dow Chemical and Saudi Aramco to build a 1.8 billion-riyal ($480 million) n-Butanol plant in the kingdom. ...
Jul. 19, 2010News & Opinions
Saudi Aramco and U.S. group Dow Chemical extended to Monday a deadline for companies to qualify for bidding to build a giant petrochemical project, industry sources said.
Jun. 28, 2010News & Opinions
French oil major Total and state-run Saudi Aramco have completed an $8.5 billion financing for their joint refinery in the kingdom, the companies said in a statement on Friday.
Jun. 08, 2010News & Opinions
France oil major Total is in talks with state Saudi Aramco to build a cracker at their joint refinery in the kingdom, an executive from Total Petrochemicals said on Tuesday.
Apr. 21, 2010News & Opinions
Higher margins and one-off income helped Saudi-based Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical (PetroRabigh) post its first quarterly net profit after starting operations at its $10.1 billion complex. But first-quarter operating results at ...
Apr. 12, 2010News & Opinions
Saudi-based Rabigh Refining and Petrochemical Co (PetroRabigh) is looking for firms interested to start work on the second phase of its giant petrochemicals complex, industry sources said on Sunday.
Apr. 06, 2010News & Opinions
State oil giant Saudi Aramco and U.S. firm Dow Chemical have decided to relocate their planned giant petrochemical complex to Jubail, industry sources said on Thursday.
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