GCC set to be massive
- Mideast Challenged by feedstock supply and product prices. ALPEROWICZ, NATASHA // Chemical Week;11/2/2015, Vol. 177 Issue 27, p19
The article focuses on the challenges facing the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states due to low oil prices, shortage of advantaged feedstocks and buildup of petrochemicals capacity. Topics covered include the decline in the growth expectations of the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals...
- GCC petrochemical investments to reach $160 billion by 2016. // Chemical Business;Jan2012, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p66
The article discusses the plan of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states to invest 50.3 billion U.S. dollars in the petrochemical sector until 2016 to increase output by 53 million tons per year to 158 million tons by 2016.
- Petrochemicals. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;10/10/2014, Vol. 58 Issue 41, p25
The article focuses on the challenge facing the petrochemical producers in the Gulf Cooperation Council member countries to deal with the declining share in the global market for ethylene and its derivative chemicals.
- WELCOME. Al-Sadoun, Abdulwahab // ICIS Chemical Business;11/16/2015, Special section p2
The article presents information on the special section "GPCA Insight" of the journal which includes interview of H.E. Abdullatif Al Othman, governor and chairman of SAGIA, and Neil Chapman, president of ExxonMobil Chemical and challenges and opportunities for the petrochemical industry of the...
- A guide to Middle East petchems. // ICIS Chemical Business;9/10/2007, Vol. 272 Issue 9, p32
The article presents information on the 6th Middle East Petrochemicals Report to be launched by Asia, which will be a guide to the happenings in the petrochemicals industry. The latest edition will feature in-depth analysis of the global credit crisis and financial implications, with further...
- Mideast petchem players wary of rift. Fadhil, Muhamad // ICIS Chemical Business;3/17/2014, Vol. 285 Issue 11, p16
The article reports on the threats posed by political rift to the trade between the member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in 2014. Topics covered include the recall of foreign ambassadors in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), state of business in Kuwait...
- A mirage of riches. Richardson, John // ICIS Chemical Business;2/18/2008, Vol. 273 Issue 7, p26
The article reports that a selective approach to financing petrochemicals in the Middle East could make trouble for the smaller private companies. Qatar and Abu Dhabi are the only two Gulf Cooperation Council countries with enough ethane to meet petrochemical growth ambitions. In Qatar, however,...
- Petrochemicals. // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;2/21/2014, Vol. 58 Issue 8, p27
The article discusses several world-scale petrochemicals scheme that Gulf Cooperation Council countries are planning to build or are under construction as of February 2014.
- Gas feedstock shields GCC chems. SURATMAN, NURLUQMAN // ICIS Chemical Business;12/8/2014, Vol. 286 Issue 19, p20
The article reports that petrochemical production in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) mostly relies on gas feedstock, which protects GCC chemical producers from collapsing crude oil prices according to secretary general Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun of Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA).