MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA
- Carmel cash boost to hike PP capacity. Gordon, Michael // European Chemical News;2/2/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 2085, p27
Relates the steps taken by Carmel Olefins to increase the capacity of their polypropylene plant in Haifa, Israel, in February 2004.
- PLANTS AND PROJECTS IN BRIEF. // ICIS Chemical Business;11/1/2010, Vol. 278 Issue 15, p26
The article offers news briefs related to plants and projects across the globe related to the petrochemical industry including one about the need of investments to mitigate pressures on existing infrastructure facilities in the Middle East, another about German specialty chemical company...
- Megaprojects will take time. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;3/19/2010, Vol. 54 Issue 12, p7
The article informs that the construction of bigger petrochemicals plants in Gulf states to diversify its economy and for creating new jobs will take time.
- Iran. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/7/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p16
Details the Iran Oil Ministry's strategic plan for the petrochemicals sector. Potential to increase national capacity; Foreign financing for projects; Negotiations with companies to set up joint ventures in fertilizer or plastics plant; Value of Iran's petrochemicals imports.
- EGYPT. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;11/5/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 44, p18
Reports on the positive response received from prospective investors and suppliers by the promoters of a scheme to set up a styrene and polystyrene plant in Alexandria, Egypt. Expected production capacity of the plant; Major investors in the project.
- Petrochemicals. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;3/10/2000, Vol. 44 Issue 10, p2
Presents news briefs pertaining to the petroleum chemicals industry in Qatar as of March 2000. Near completion of a detailed study on a toluene di-isocyanate project; Qatar General Petroleum Corp. and Elf Atochem's propane dehydrogenation/ polypropylene project.
- Poland plans worldscale complex. // European Chemical News;2/24/2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2041, p26
Focuses on the plans by the Polish chamber of chemical industry for a domestic worldscale petrochemical complex by 2010. Capability of the plant; Actions taken by Wojciech Lubiewa-Wielezynski, director general of the chamber of chemical industry.
- PLASTICS INVESTMENT STAYS BUOYANT IN TAIWAN. Moore, Stephen // Chemical Week;2/6/2002, Vol. 164 Issue 5, p26
Focuses on the petrochemical industry in Taiwan as of February 6, 2002. Planned construction of Formosa Idemistu Petrochemical's polycarbonate plant at Mailiao; Production capacity of the polybutylene terephthalate plant of Chang-Chun Petrochemical slated for May or June 2002 startup; Amount...
- 5-MINUTE NEWS WATCH. // ICIS Chemical Business;4/19/2010, Vol. 277 Issue 14, p10
The article reports two 5-minute news which includes the plan of the authorities in Kazakhstan to build a petrochemical hub in Atyrau, Kazakstan despite of numerous delays and the plans of China's Qinghai Salt Lake Haina Chemical to build three chemical plants in 2012.