Keyword: OQ Chemicals


OQ Chemicals to Cut 10% of the Workforce

26.05.2023 -

Toward achieving cost savings in the double-digit million euro range, Germany’s OQ Chemicals, part of the Oman-based OQ energy group, has announced a cost-cutting scheme...


OQ Chemicals Starts up Esters Pilot Plant

08.05.2023 -

OQ Chemicals has successfully started up its new pilot plant for esters at Oberhausen, Germany. The company said the facility enables it to manufacture small quantities...


OQ Chemicals Expanding Capacity for Carboxylic Acids

25.01.2023 -

As part of a capacity increase for carboxylic acids, Oberhausen, Germany-based OQ Chemicals, part of Oman’s state-owned energy company OQ, is investing an undisclosed sum...


SABIC, OQ and Kuwait Petroleum Partner on Duqm Project

04.01.2023 -

SABIC, OQ and Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) have agreed to jointly develop a petrochemical complex in Duqm, Oman, reviving a project that stalled in late 2020...


Röhm and OQ break ground on Texas MMA Plant

28.10.2022 -

Together with compatriot project partner OQ Chemicals, Germany’s Röhm has broken ground on a new world-scale methyl methacrylate (MMA) plant it is building at OQ...


OQ Chemicals Switching to Green Power

03.08.2022 -

In its drive to become a climate-neutral company, Germany-based oxo-chemicals specialist OQ Chemical has announced it will switch all of its worldwide production sites to...


OQ Chemicals Greenlights MMA Project with Röhm

27.07.2022 -

Germany-based OQ Chemicals, the former Oxea, has made a final investment decision to add capacity for propionic aldehyde and production infrastructure to support a new...

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Pairing Experience with New Ideas

15.03.2022 -

Interview with Oliver Borgmeier, Managing Director and CEO of OQ Chemicals