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NATPET showcases advances in several polypropylene resin grades at K 2019.

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Saudi Arabia’s National Petrochemical Industrial Co. (NATPET), a major producer of propylene and polypropylene, showcased advances in several material grades at K 2019. Read more

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Tasnee sponsors and participates in GPCA 3rd Responsible Care Conference in Jubail

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Tasnee has sponsored and participated in the 3rd GPCA Responsible Care Conference hosted by the Royal Commission in Jubail for the first time in Saudi Arabia Read more

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MEG and PE prices jump after drone attack

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Spot prices of monoethylene glycol (MEG) and polyethylene (PE) have spiked in Asia following news of the drone attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia. These two commodities are the two main chemical exports of the region. Read more

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Saudi Aramco is to set to take a 20 per cent stake in Reliance Industries' refining and petrochemical businesses. Read more

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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ARLANXEO has announced the next phase of growth plans to expand its R&D efforts into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by entering into a collaboration framework with Dhahran Techno Valley Company (DTVC), a company wholly owned by KFUPM Read more

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Saudi Aramco and S-Oil sign MoU

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Wood Mackenzie Principal Analyst Catherine Tan has learned that Saudi Aramco and S-Oil have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate on a $6bn (~€5.3bn) steam cracker and olefin downstream project. Read more

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St. Petersburg, Russia

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SABIC’s presence at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) introduced foreign investors to the lucrative downstream opportunities that exist in Saudi Arabia. Read more

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A new state-of-the-art 425,000 tonne acrylonitrile plant will use INEOS’ world leading technology and catalyst, and will be the first plant of its kind in the Middle East when it starts up in 2025 Read more

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SABIC CEO Yousef Al Benyan

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SABIC has announced that Saudi Aramco has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire a 70 per cent majority stake in SABIC from the Public Investment Fund of Saudi Arabia in a private transaction. Read more

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ALPLA, plastic packaging specialist based in Austria, acquires all shares of Zamil ALPLA. The acquisition is expected to be closed within the first quarter of 2019.

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Austria-based packaging solutions specialist ALPLA has completed a 100 per cent takeover of Zamil ALPLA. Read more

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SABIC and Plastic Energy sign circular economy MoU

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Complementary to its partnership with the EU and the circular economy initiative, Saudi Arabian petrochemical giant SABIC has signed an MoU with chemical recycling experts Plastic Energy to supply recycled plastics waste for production facilities in Read more

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SABIC has opened two new polypropylene facilities at the Chemelot site in the Southern Dutch province of Limburg. Read more

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  • NATPET showcases advances in several polypropylene resin grades at K 2019.

    © 2019 Milliken & Company

    NATPET showcases advances in several polypropylene resin grades at K 2019.

    NATPET showcases advances in several polypropylene resin grades at K 2019.

  • Tasnee sponsors and participates in GPCA 3rd Responsible Care Conference in Jubail

    Tasnee

    Tasnee sponsors and participates in GPCA 3rd Responsible Care Conference in Jubail

  • MEG and PE prices jump after drone attack

    via Shutterstock

    MEG and PE prices jump after drone attack

  • Saudi Aramco

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    Saudi Aramco

  • Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

  • SABIC CEO Yousef Al Benyan

    SABIC

    SABIC CEO Yousef Al Benyan

    SABIC CEO Yousef Al Benyan

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