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Chemical sector key to water sustainability- GPCA Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun is secretary general of the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association.

Chemical sector key to water sustainability- GPCA

Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general of the GPCA, says producers should be encouraged to take preventive and corrective actions to maximise water use

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Special Report: Promising greater efficiencies

Special Report: Promising greater efficiencies

During the past 50 years, serious energy shortage, alarming environmental challenges and intensifying global competition for better profitability have triggered a rapid growth in the realm of industrial rotating equipment and fluid flow solutions.
 
Comment: Consolidation will be the key

Comment: Consolidation will be the key

Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun secretary general, GPCA, explains the importance of consolidation among the Arabian Gulf producers to remain competitive in uncertain times.
 
Opinion: Managing the sulphur cap

Opinion: Managing the sulphur cap

Dave Ernsberger, head of energy pricing, S&P Global Platts, explains various tactics considered by refineries to meet new IMO sulphur cap on the marine fuels
 
Comment: Sustainable profitability

Comment: Sustainable profitability

Management of change in the organisation will be a key factor for success, write RPME's monthly columnists Colin Chapman and Ekaterina Kalinenko
 

 

Editor's Comment: New refining opportunities

Editor's Comment: New refining opportunities

Welcome to January 2017 Refining and Petrochemicals Middle East.
 
Interesting state of affairs in global oil and gas

Interesting state of affairs in global oil and gas

A number of factors including the growing cost of production in some regions among others, the role of OPEC in coordinating the scope of production all around the globe and the volatility of the US dollar
 
Securing the critical infrastructure holds key

Securing the critical infrastructure holds key

The cyber defences used in the MENA region to ward off attacks are outdated and ineffective, remaining highly vulnerable to hackers, Mohammed Abukhater writes
 
The year 2017 we've all been yearning for

The year 2017 we've all been yearning for

With the landmark deal between OPEC and non-OPEC producers boosting oil prices, optimism has been rekindled
 
Exclusive: Happy planet, happy people

Exclusive: Happy planet, happy people

Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Company unveils series of ground-breaking environmental initiatives
 
Special Report: Modelling the future of ethylene

Special Report: Modelling the future of ethylene

Predicting the future of the petrochemicals industry is challenging in an uncertain marketplace. Yet, many chemical leaders are adopting a model-based culture to predict plant behaviour & manage the design-to-production lifecycle to reap enormous rewards.
 
Comment: Apt time for new strategies

Comment: Apt time for new strategies

Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, Secretary General of GPCA, highlights the changes needed in strategies to remain competitive.
 
Comment: Strategy for success

Comment: Strategy for success

Operators can significantly improve reliability and on-stream time by utilising better asset management systems, write RPME’s monthly columnists Colin Chapman and Ekaterina Kalinenko.
 
Oil industry invests for 'big' returns

Oil industry invests for 'big' returns

As a testimony to an energy sector spending heavily on IT, a survey has found that 80% of upstream oil and gas companies plan to increase spending on digital technologies in order to optimise operations
 
Treading the path of digitalisation

Treading the path of digitalisation

The concept of Digital Asset Management is rising in importance in the regional industry due to its associated benefit of helping companies achieve operational excellence goals
 
Low emissions reshape region's energy future

Low emissions reshape region's energy future

The GCC's support for the United Nation's Framework Convention on Climate Change meeting in Paris last December saw a region with one of the world's highest rates of pollution solidify its status as an environmental conservationist
 




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