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Petchem the way to go

Plans are afoot to invest $25 billion in petrochemical capacity to produce 23 million tonnes by 2020 from 16.8 million tonnes in 2012. As well as raising production capacity, investments are aimed at broadening the range of petrochemical products on offerQatar, the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) producer, is diversifying its exports away from the oil and gas sector and is already the second largest exporter of chemicals in the Gulf, representing 17 per cent of total Gulf Cooperation...

BGP Train 1 completed

Ethane produced from the plant will be used as a feedstock for the Qatari petrochemical...

Qatar seeking development through fertilisers

While Qatar will be leading the way with capacity expansion, the anticipated pace of growth may not...

Maersk to face stiff competition for Qatar field

In May last year, Qatar Petroleum said it would invest over $11 billion to redevelop the Bul Hanine...

Pan Gulf plans Saudi stock exchange listing in 2016

The company sees considerable scope, for example, in Saudi Arabia’s aluminium sector, given the...

GAC sees umpteen opportunities in Saudi Arabia

With strong financial foundations, a global reach, a strong reputation and a focus on innovation...

Hi-Force continues worldwide expansion of operations

As a growing company, Hi-Force ensures that facilities can cope with growth without compromising on...

Zamil AC wins $92.8m contract for chiller systems

The Saudi-based air-conditioning specialist says the contract entails the supply of 80 custom water-...

Qatargas clocks 13 years without LTI

The firm’s offshore facilities are outstanding not only in terms of safety record, but also from a...

Safe startup for $1bn JBOG project

Jetty Boil-off Gas Recovery project is set to become a landmark project for Qatar, balancing...




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