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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. 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. 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. 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. 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. more

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

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

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Oman Downstream will present updates from key stakeholders on new refining and petrochemical projects, and address key challenges for realising the downstream vision of the Sultanate. more

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STEPHANIE E MCGEHEE

EQUATE has teamed up with Maersk, signing a first-of-its-kind agreement in Kuwait to tackle CO2 emissions from ocean transport. more

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MEP has had a blast at ArabPlast 2017 and here is a gallery of Editor Rose Brooke and the team's snapshots of the show floor. more

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Global petrochemicals leader Borouge is set to showcase its diverse portfolio of differentiated and sustainable polyolefin solutions as a Principal Sponsor of ArabPlast 2017. more

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It's January 2017 which means ArabPlast 2017 is less than a week away, so it comes as no surprise that ArabPlast news dominates our most-clicked list for December 2016. more

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