Petrochemicals

  • Sidpec Starts Phase 2 of SER Project

    Sidpec Starts Phase 2 of SER Project

    Monday, 29th March 2021

    Sidi Kerir Petrochemicals Company (Sidpec) started Phase 2 of its Strategic Energy Review (SER) Project with KBC, a Yokogawa Company, on March 14, 2021.

  • India Inaugurates New Propylene Derivatives Petrochemicals Complex

    India Inaugurates New Propylene Derivatives Petrochemicals Complex

    Monday, 15th February 2021

    The Indian Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has inaugurated the recent Propylene Derivatives Petrochemicals (PDPP) Complex at Kochi refinery in kerala governorate, built at a cost of ₹6,000 crore.

  • Iraq’s Oil Ministry Signs MoU for Establishing Refinery in Dhi Qar

    Iraq’s Oil Ministry Signs MoU for Establishing Refinery in Dhi Qar

    Monday, 25th January 2021

    The Iraqi oil Ministry has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for establishing a refinery in Dhi Qar governorate in order to raise the production capacity rates of petroleum products and fuels as well as improve the output.

  • Methanex Egypt, the Egyptian Process Safety Management Steering Committee Launch the First Egyptian PSM Website

    Methanex Egypt, the Egyptian Process Safety Management Steering Committee Launch the First Egyptian PSM Website

    Sunday, 24th January 2021

    Methanex Egypt announced today the launch of the Egyptian Process Safety Management (PSM) Steering Committee’s website – www.PSMEgypt.com. The website is the result of the collaboration between the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources and Methanex Egypt following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in February 2020, enabling the creation of the Egyptian PSM Committee mandated to embed the culture of Process Safety Management (PSM) within the Egyptian oil, gas and petrochemicals sector, in alignment with the ministry’s Modernization Program and international best practices, guidelines and standards.

  • Natural Gas-Based Industries to Operate in Free Zones

    Natural Gas-Based Industries to Operate in Free Zones

    Monday, 2nd November 2020

    The House of Representatives gives the final approval on amending Article 34 of the Investment Law No. 72 for 2017 allowing the licensing of natural gas-based industry projects, especially fertilizers and petrochemicals, to work under the free zones systems.

  • Iraq to Proceed with Nebras Petrochemical Project

    Iraq to Proceed with Nebras Petrochemical Project

    Tuesday, 1st September 2020

    Iraq’s oil minister, Ahsan Ismail, reiterated the country’s willingness to progress with the implementation of the Nebras project to strengthen Iraq as a global player in the petrochemicals market.

  • Enppi Completes Desulfurization Facility in Arabian Gulf Region

    Enppi Completes Desulfurization Facility in Arabian Gulf Region

    Sunday, 5th July 2020

    Enppi has successfully completed the desulfurization facility in the Arab Gulf region, which aims to produce 435 million barrels per day (mmbbl/d) of sulfur-free water for wells’ injection.

  • BP Sells Petrochemical Business for $5 B

    BP Sells Petrochemical Business for $5 B

    Monday, 29th June 2020

    British Petroleum (BP) has announced the sale of its global petrochemicals business to INEOS for $5 billion as part of BP’s strategic reinvention.

  • South Pars Exports 4.4 MM Tonnes of Oil

    South Pars Exports 4.4 MM Tonnes of Oil

    Monday, 29th June 2020

    Pars Special Economic Energy Zone (PSEEZ) exported a total of 4.4 million tonnes of oil products from March to June.

  • OQ Establishes New Alternative Energy Business Stream

    OQ Establishes New Alternative Energy Business Stream

    Wednesday, 24th June 2020

    OQ, Oman’s state-owned integrated energy and petrochemicals powerhouse, has established a new business stream focused on investments in renewable and alternative energy resources.