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SATORP selects Axens’ process control system to optimise aromatics unit performance This project will be managed by Axens advanced process control experts in close collaboration with SATORP engineers.

SATORP selects Axens’ process control system to optimise aromatics unit performance

This project will be managed by Axens’ APC experts in close collaboration with SATORP engineers to develop the first process control solution for the whole aromatic complex including Eluxyl Axens’ technology.

 •   SATORP receives ISO 14001:2015 certification from Intertek
 •   Axens qualifies Avantium to perform testing of naphtha reforming catalysts
 •   King Salman opens Sadara, Satorp


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SABIC rises to 3rd rank with fastest brand value growth in chemicals 10 league table of Brand Finance

SABIC rises to 3rd rank with fastest brand value growth in chemicals 10 league table of Brand Finance

Saudi petrochemicals giant SABIC has grown faster over the past year than any other brand in the Brand Finance Chemicals 10 league table, jumping from 8th to 3rd rank.
 
EQUATE invests $2.8mn in society, reduces greenhouse gases by 1.14%

EQUATE invests $2.8mn in society, reduces greenhouse gases by 1.14%

As the fifth account of its type issued since 2012, the EQUATE Group’s Sustainability Report 2015-2016 was developed according to the guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative to cover the Group’s locations in Kuwait, UAE, Canada and the USA.
 
Economic growth driven by oil & gas sector boosts investments in Iraq, says Frost & Sullivan

Economic growth driven by oil & gas sector boosts investments in Iraq, says Frost & Sullivan

Iraq plans to focus on the oil and gas value chain, downstream value chain, minerals value chain, and tourism and financial services to move the GDP growth rate by 6% annually in the next eight years.
 
SABIC to join Saudi delegation to UN forum on sustainable development

SABIC to join Saudi delegation to UN forum on sustainable development

Yousef Al-Benyan, SABIC vice chairman and CEO, will participate as an official member of the Saudi delegation.
 

 

UAE’s minister for advanced sciences tours Borouge Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi

UAE’s minister for advanced sciences tours Borouge Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi

The tour also covered the centre’s Intellectual Property Right department, highlighting its key role in enabling Borouge to file more than 30% of all patents registered by the UAE applicants in the World Intellectual Property Organisation database.
 
ADNOC Distribution secures ISO certification from Intertek for energy management system

ADNOC Distribution secures ISO certification from Intertek for energy management system

ISO 50001 provides a framework for organisations around the world to use energy more efficiently through the development of an EnMS, which enables energy management to be integrated into overall operations.
 
European Commission conditionally approves acquisition of Saudi Arabia’s Cristal by Tronox

European Commission conditionally approves acquisition of Saudi Arabia’s Cristal by Tronox

To address the Commission's concerns, Tronox offered to sell its business in TiO2 pigment for paper laminate comprising the required technology and other intangibles to an experienced manufacturer with chloride-based production technology active in EEA.
 
SABIC expands its global portfolio with dedicated resins for cross-linked foaming

SABIC expands its global portfolio with dedicated resins for cross-linked foaming

The improved reactivity of SABIC LDPE HP0722NDF and SABIC LDPE HP2022NDF to cross-linking can result in more efficient processing, with shorter cycle times, or faster line speeds, typically leading to a more competitive product and added value.
 
SIDPEC to use Honeywell technology for propylene production

SIDPEC to use Honeywell technology for propylene production

Honeywell technology addresses increasing demand for one of the key ingredients of plastics.
 
Clariant expands EnviCat catalyst portfolio for selective catalytic reduction to combat NOx

Clariant expands EnviCat catalyst portfolio for selective catalytic reduction to combat NOx

Clariant offers method to remove high levels of NOx via its EnviCat NOx SCR catalyst. The catalyst, an extruded honeycomb structured block made from a vanadium based composite, is designed to facilitate NOx reduction reactions in an oxidising atmosphere.
 
Polybutylene terephthalate plant of Sipchem commences production

Polybutylene terephthalate plant of Sipchem commences production

The total production capacity of the PBT plant is 63,000mtpa. PBT is a high specialty thermal engineering polymer used in many applications, such as for car manufacturing, electrical/electronic products, and engineering plastic.
 
ADNOC base oil receives licensing from General Motors

ADNOC base oil receives licensing from General Motors

DEXRON VI ATF licensing allows ADNOC to offer US lubricant manufacturers a high-quality base oil stock to produce ATF lubricants for cars that provide superior friction durability, smooth performance and enhanced protection.
 
ADNOC hosts roundtable commemorating 10th anniversary of Refining & Petrochemicals Middle East magazine

ADNOC hosts roundtable commemorating 10th anniversary of Refining & Petrochemicals Middle East magazine

Refining & Petrochemicals Middle East completed its stellar publishing performance of a decade in May 2018. The roundtable was organised to commemorate the magazine’s 10th Anniversary.
 
ADNOC, Aramco to co-invest 50% in $44bn Ratnagiri refinery-petrochemicals complex in India

ADNOC, Aramco to co-invest 50% in $44bn Ratnagiri refinery-petrochemicals complex in India

The agreement defines the principles of the joint strategic cooperation between Aramco and ADNOC to jointly build, own and operate the complex in collaboration with a consortium of IOC, BPCL and HPCL.
 
SABIC takes part in international fertiliser association conference in Berlin as gold sponsor

SABIC takes part in international fertiliser association conference in Berlin as gold sponsor

SABIC engaged with the global agriculture industry, highlighting its commitment to the farming community through its sustainable and innovative agri-nutrient solutions that are specifically designed to get the best out of plants.
 




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