20 YEARS AGO
- Mixed messages from Saudi firms. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/21/2011, Vol. 55 Issue 42, p7
The article focuses on several issues related to the petrochemicals sector in Saudi Arabia including the profit of the Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (Sabic) worth 2.1billion dollars in the third quarter of 2011 and the delay in the development of Dammam 7 project worth 1billion dollars.
- Less inspired by size, more market aware. Trevelyan, Robert // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;4/24/1998, Vol. 42 Issue 17, p12
Presents information pertaining to the petrochemical industry in the Middle East, with emphasis on Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic). Reference to the economic crisis in east Asia; Goal of the Sabic for increasing production capacity; Plans of Saudi Methanol Company to construct a...
- Moving further along the value chain. Trevelyan, Robert // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;4/23/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 16, p10
Cites the factors affecting the financial performance and growth of Saudi Basic Industries Corp. (Sabic) in 1998. Coincidence of low petrochemicals prices and low oil prices; Several structural weaknesses; Focus of Sabic's production on basic petrochemicals rather than polymers where more value...
- Saudi Arabia. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/30/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 30, p31
Highlights the financial performance of petrochemical firm Saudi Basic Industries Corp. in the first half of 1999. Impact of low world petrochemicals prices on the firm's net income; Production in January-June 1999; Sales and profits; Expansion program; Only major tender to come to the market.
- Emulating the Sabic phenomenon. Cooper, John; Hindley, Angus // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;7/5/1996, Vol. 40 Issue 27, p2
Analyzes the status of the petrochemical industry in the United Arab Emirates, since its opening to private and foreign investment in 1994. Success of the Saudi Basic Industries Corp. in the market; Transition of the country's first private projects in the industry; Joint ventures in the...
- Sabic's third wave set to engulf rivals. Trevelyan, Robert // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/3/1997, Vol. 41 Issue 40, p2
Focuses on Saudi Basic Industries Corp.'s (Sabic) growing dominance of the world petrochemicals market. Projected worldwide capacity utilization of ethylene; Reasons for Sabic's competitiveness in the petrochemicals market; Sabic's strategies for growth; Foreigners' criticisms of the...
- New ventures start to make their mark. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;12/3/1999, Vol. 43 Issue 48, p18
Focuses on the prospect of privately-run projects to rival those in the Saudi Basic Industries Corp. Changes in the petrochemical sector; Launch of private petrochemical ventures.
- Sabic Strives to be Among Top Three Petchems Producers. // Chemical Week;9/19/2007, Vol. 169 Issue 30, ps5
The article reports on the Sable 2020 strategy of petrochemical producer Sabic. According to CEO Mohamed H. Al-Mady, they plan to focus on new global opportunities in terms of investment and acquisition, strengthening the marketing network, financial prudence, research and technology. The...
- ...Eyes Mexico Privatization. Alperowicz, Natasha // Chemical Week;9/30/1998, Vol. 160 Issue 36, p12
Reports that BASF will continue to invest in its operations in Mexico and is considering participation in the privatization of the petrochemical sector through Polioles. Amount of investment by 2000; Information on the company's acrylonitrile butadiene styrene copolymers unit; Plans of BASF.