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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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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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Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi is positioning itself as a global petrochemicals heavyweight by massively increasing its production capacity in-line with its new 2030 Strategy. more

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Borouge is showcasing its portfolio of latest sustainable and value-added polyolefin grades for utilities and construction at the Big 5 in Dubai this week (November 21st-24th). more

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In case you cannot remember anything from before K 2016, fear not, our roundup of the top five most-read stories on the MEP website for the past 31 days will jog your memory. more

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Shell has made its interests in expanding its petrochemicals output in Iran official, by signing an MOU with Iran's National Petrochemical Company. more

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NATPET

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NATPET is showcasing new grades of PP resin at K 2016, in collaboration with Haitian, WeiLi & Milliken. more

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We look back on the stories that got MEP readers clicking like crazy in the hottest month of the year, with the Turkish coup, women in business and ENGEL's little brother WINTEC catching your eye. more

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