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Borouge has unveiled its growth projects and plans for the UAE that will see it double polyolefin capacity by more than 50 percent and invest in new and unique materials solutions. Read more

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The GPCA will be shining the spotlight on Indo-Arabian trade at the association’s annual forum on November 26th-28th 2018, at the Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai. Read more

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Leaders from politics and industry across the Arabian Gulf met at an industry roundtable organised by the GPCA and sponsored by EQUATE Petrochemical Company. Read more

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Sabic CEO Yousef bin Abdullah Al-Benyan launched proceedings with a keynote address to an international audience of senior petrochemical industry executives, government officials and other dignitaries and stakeholders Read more

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Oman Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has scooped the Downstream Project of the Year award at the Oil and Gas, Refining and Petrochemicals Middle East Awards (RPME) ceremony in Dubai. Read more

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GPCA welcomes AbdelHadi Al-Suhaimi to the Board, joining 13 other senior industry leaders from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, UAE, Bahrain and Oman. Read more

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SABIC will be part of a Saudi Arabian delegation at the upcoming High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development at the UN headquarters in New York from July 9th to 18th. Read more

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The 13th edition of the Annual GPCA Forum will be inaugurated by H.E. Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Oil, Kingdom of Bahrain. Read more

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Her Excellency Sarah Al Amiri, UAE Minister of State for Advanced Sciences, visited the Borouge Innovation Centre in Abu Dhabi on 4th July 2018, touring its facilities. Read more

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A major tranche of investment from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) could transform a refinery in Al Ruwais into a major global polymer supplier of petrochemicals and polymers. Read more

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Receiving the Rising Star award means that Borouge’s deep commitment towards Responsible Care has been recognised. Read more

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The tiny Gulf kingdom of Bahrain has hit a jackpot of shale oil, with reserves equal to Russia's on the Khaleej Al Bahrain field. Read more

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MEP Editor Rose Brooke rounds up 2017 with the most-read stories on the website month-by-month, as well as the most-clicked story for the year. Read more

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Petrochemical production in Western Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan has continued unaffected by the severe earthquake of November 12 2017 on the Iran Iraq border. Read more

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Celebrating World Quality Day last week (November 9th 2017), leading petrochemical company Borouge has pledged to put quality first. Read more

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Iran is showing no signs of slowing its drive to grow its petrochemical industry, with a senior decision-maker stating that plans are underway to increase the country's petrochemical production capacity up to 120 million tonnes per year by 2021. Read more

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The EQUATE Group, a global producer of petrochemicals, has announced the unplanned shutdown of its Ethylene Unit 2 (EU2) in Kuwait due to a technical issue. Read more

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The Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu has announced the return of Saudi Downstream Forum, which will take place from March 6th-8th 2018. Read more

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Borouge, together with the Abu Dhabi Oil Refining Company Takreer and an army of willing volunteers, have been tackling waste in the environment. Read more

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Oman Plast is now annual, with the fourth edition bringing together plastics innovators from the GCC to the Oman Convention Centre in Muscat from March 21st-23rd 2017. Read more

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