Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun is secretary general of the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association.
Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general of the GPCA, says producers should be encouraged to take preventive and corrective actions to maximise water use
Smart approach to investment planning and project implementation are very important in the refining and petrochemical manufacturing business, opine RPME's monthly columnists Colin Chapman and Ekaterina Kalinenko.
The plastic industry in the GCC is one of the most dynamic and vibrant growth sectors in the region's manufacturing landscape, opines Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general, Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA).
A surge of mega deals is approaching and will accelerate the 'merger endgame' in multiple chemical markets.
The most important finding in the GPCA report is that the petrochemical industry in the Arabian Gulf region grew at 3.7 percent in 2016, outpacing the global average growth of 2.2 percent.
The GCC producers will have many benefits to reap from closer refining and petrochemical integration, comments Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general, GPCA.
The latest process automation and control solutions provide the downstream industry with a competitive advantage, the focal point being enterprise performance.
Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general, GPCA, describes how research and innovation will be key to maintaining competitive advantage for the chemical and petrochemical producers in the Arabian Gulf.
Without doubt, sulphur management is a real headache for oil refiners - just like anything that has to do with making petroleum products more environmentally friendly, comments Valentin Kotlomin.
In addition to the value of the sulphur produced, the sulphur recovery plant is a net energy exporter, providing the energy balance of the processing complex.
People definitely have the right to know about the toxic pollutants emitted around their homes, schools and workplaces by not just natural gas processing sector but by every segment of the industry.
Worldwide, digital technologies for the downstream industry are maturing as of now. These technologies will enhance value chains across the industry assets through integrated business processes.
Access to reliable, actual data in a timely manner for all stakeholders in the organisation is key to success, write RPME's monthly columnists Colin Chapman and Ekaterina Kalinenko.
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.
Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun secretary general, GPCA, explains the importance of consolidation among the Arabian Gulf producers to remain competitive in uncertain times.
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