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Sadara volunteers distribute school bags as part of CSR initiatives Refining and Petrochemicals ME 05 Sep 2018 On 1 September 2018, more than 50 volunteers from Sadara Chemical Company completed the packing and preparation of more than 1,000 school bags with essential school supplies and distributed them to five charitable societies in four different governorates…

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Liwa Plastics construction work over 67 per cent completed Times of Oman 23 Sep 2018 The Omani Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) confirmed that the construction work in Liwa Plastics Industry Project has exceeded the 67 per cent barrier in all four project packages. This project is one of the largest transformational projects in…

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SABIC, Clariant ink MoU to create ‘high performance materials’ business Refining and petrochemicals ME 24 Sep 2018 SABIC announced that it is taking steps to establish certain elements of its specialties business as a stand-alone business. The strategic purpose of this is to prepare the specialties business to participate in further organic and inorganic growth,…

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DowDuPont Files Initial Form 10 Registration Statement For New Dow RTT News 07 Sep 2018 DowDuPont, Inc. (DWDP) said it has filed a Form 10 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission or SEC for the separation of its Materials Science Division, to be called Dow. Dow’s initial Form 10 filing includes a…

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Borouge awards EPC contract to build fifth polypropylene plant in Ruwais ZAWYA 24 Jul 2018 The EPC contract has been awarded to Tecnimont SPA ABU DHABI – Borouge has awarded the Engineering, Procurement and Construction, EPC, contract for an additional Polypropylene Plant, PP5, to be integrated with the existing Borouge 3 complex in Ruwais and…

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UAE’s ADNOC unveils plan to expand homes, jobs at Ruwais City Arabian Business 10 Sep 2018 ADNOC project will see Ruwais City’s population nearly double to more than 50,000 people, as well as the creation of thousands of new skilled jobs Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced on Monday major development plans for Ruwais…

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SABIC signs MoU for a mega petrochemical project with Fujian provincial government in China Refining and Petrochemicals ME 20 Sep 2018 SABIC once again positioned itself at the centre of world stage, attended the prominent 2018 China Petroleum and Chemical International Conference (CPCIC) in Chengdu as an industry and regional leader. At the conference, SABIC…

GPCA is organizing three new workshops in the coming months

GPCA is organizing a workshop (dates to be confirmed) in Jubail, Saudi Arabia in partnership with leading consultancy firm McKinsey entitled ‘Making a Step Change in Organization and Asset Productivity: Implementing Holistic Digital Transformations’. The workshop will help industry leaders understand key success factors behind implementing a digital transformation at scale across functional areas and…

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ADNOC commissioning new unit to extract maximum value from heavy oils and slurry ZAWYA 02 Sep 2018 Increasing the flexibility of ADNOC’s refining assets to stretch the value of every barrel of oil Highly specialized and valuable grades of carbon black and calcined coke will be marketed by ADNOC to customers in the UAE and…