Keyword: Saudi Arabia

Markets & Companies

2017 Through the Rear-view Mirror

09.01.2018 - Mergers and acquisitions, new petrochemical projects, the dismantling of US environmental regulations and a tussle over the hazards of pesticides in Europe, along with a protracted...

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GSK Expands Stake in Saudi Subsidiary

03.01.2018 - UK drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has expanded its stake in its Saudi subsidiary Glaxo Saudi Arabia Limited (GSAL) by 26% to 75%. With an investment of more than $243 million, the...

Markets & Companies

The Middle East – More Opportunities than Risks

25.11.2017 - The Middle East chemical industry makes good money selling basic chemicals and uses local oil and gas in manufacturing. Hopes are high that the many major investments made by the...

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Aramco and Sibur Link on Petrochemical Projects

10.10.2017 - Saudi Aramco has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Russian petrochemical giant Sibur and the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF) to explore opportunities for...

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SABIC to Buy Shell Stake in SADAF

23.01.2017 - Saudi petrochemicals giant SABIC and oil-chemicals major Shell have has signed an agreement calling for SABIC to acquire Shell’s 50% share in the joint venture in Shell Arabia...

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Mixed-feed Cracker Starts up at Sadara

31.08.2016 - The mammoth Sadara complex at Al Jubail Industrial City II, Saudi Arabia, has started up its mixed feed cracker, which will form the core for the $20 billion project operated by a...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

New Openings for Oil and Gas Chemicals

05.06.2015 - The outlook for producers of chemicals used in the exploration and production of oil and gas has not been promising after the crash in oil prices in the second half of 2014...

Chemistry & Life Sciences

Distribution in the Middle East

29.04.2015 - The Gulf area of the Middle East offers opportunities for international chemical distributors because of its strong economic growth derived from oil wealth. But many multinational...