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March 1st, 2016

Issues:

Feature: Plan for action to combat corrosion

With corrosion costing the industry millions of dollars every year, timely and proactive strategies have never been needed more
 

Management Focus: The Right Approach

In today's highly competitive landscape,companies should be using every piece of technology on the market to optimise their performance. But is this enough to ensure continued and long-term success?
 

HSE Special Report: Safety Matters

With automation now part and parcel of the industry's day-to-day operations, we look at how important a role it plays in driving health and safety standards, while also helping instill a culture of awareness and compliance among staff
 

MEGlobal to build new facility at Dow's US site

Plant has an estimated cost of $1bn and will employ around 50 new workers
 

Dow named one of UAE's Top Employers for 2016

Company was recognised for its excellence in creating favourable working conditions for its employees
 

Weathering the hard times

In the current market conditions, companies' defence survival strategies must be proactive
 

Buying into Open Innovation

Investing in innovation today can help producers address the challenges of tomorrow
 

Corrosion: plan for action

With corrosion costing the industry millions of dollars every year, timely and proactive strategies have never been needed more
 

Management Focus: The Right Approach

In today's highly competitive landscape,companies should be using every piece of technology on the market to optimise their performance. But is this enough to ensure continued and long-term success?
 

HSE Special Report: Safety Matters

With automation now part and parcel of the industry's day to day operations, we look at how important a role it plays in driving health and safety standards, while also helping instill a culture of awareness and compliance among staff
 

Aramco and Shell agree to split Motiva assets

Aramco owns a 50% stake in the refining and marketing venture through its subsidiary Saudi Refining Inc
 

ENOC to expand Al Maktoum Int'l jet fuel pipeline

Through its subsidiary Horizon Terminals, ENOC will start constrction of 16km pipeline extension by 2016-end
 

Orpic celebrates graduation of 320 Omani trainees

Company trains new batch of nationals every year as part of its localisation, In Country Value (ICV) and talent development strategy
 

Dow to showcase sour gas technology at SOGAT

Company will present technical paper and exhibit some of its proprietary technology at this year's event
 

ENOC considering Jebel Ali refinery expansion

Expansion will take refinery's total capacity to 215,000 barrels per day
 

Chemours to take part in ME Coatings Show

Event is taking place in Dubai World Trade Centre from March 14 to 16
 

Analysis: Europe's refining fix

As companies like Total prepare to bid farewell to some of their old refineries, are GCC producers well placed to step in and take advantage?
 

Safco eyeing Sabic shares in Saudi fertilizer firm

Company is looking to take full ownership of the 50:50 joint venture
 

Qatargas reports two safety milestones at Laffan

Refinery marked two years without any recordable injury and more than six years without any lost time incidents
 

Aramco CEO hails new era for downstream sector

The rise of specialty chemicals and an emerging conversion industry are adding new dimension to Saudi's petrochemical sector
 

Aramco mulls refineries in India, Southeast Asia

Company looking to build plants in China, Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam
 

Innovation:an imperative for downstream industries

Medhat Tannous, senior R&D director at Honeywell UOP, discusses the role of innovation in shaping and advancing the GCC's downstream sector
 

GPCA celebrates 10th anniversary

Since its inception, the association has grown from 8 founding members to 250
 

Egypt seeks $325mn loans for Assiut refinery

Complex has been valued at around $1.6 billion
 

UAE opens world's first food and fuel facility

Innovative project will use waste water from fish and shrimp to develop new kind of aviation biofuel
 

Borealis posts record high profits in 2015

Profits jumped 73% on strong margins and high contribution from base chemicals
 

Dow ships first Saudi batch of reverse osmosis

New produciton facility opened in December last year next to Sadara in Jubail Industrial City 2
 

Oil likely to recover to $55 a barrel in Q1 2017

Prices are expected to remain weak in the short-term
 

ABB wins $100mn contract in Iraqi Kurdistan

Contract was awarded by Mass Global Holding based in Erbil
 

Sabic broadens product portfolio

Company adds a new type of fibre-reinforced thermoplastic tapes
 

Petrochemical producers face major supply glut

Market oversupply persists as Chinese demand remains sluggish
 

GCC producers open to outside innovation- survey

Local chemical producers more willing than ever to collaborate with experts from various fields and foster Open Innovation
 

Kuwait's PIC chairman assumes CEO role

Mohammad Al-Farhoud succeeds Asaad Al-Saad who has held the position since 2013
 

Borouge highlights commitment to innovation

Investments in research is key during difficult times, according to senior company official
 



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