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Africa looks for a share in global petrochemical, oil-refining markets

Ongoing reforms in Nigeria's gas sector will make the West African country a regional hub for petrochemical and fertilizer production by 2017, according to Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) Group Executive Director David Ige.
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Qatar aims to increase petrochemical output

Qatar is planning to strengthen its position in the petrochemical market by increasing its petrochemical output to 23 million tons a year by 2020, the country's minister of energy and industry Muhammad Saleh Al-Sada said.
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Honeywell to optimize efficiency for Borouge petrochemical plant expansion

Honeywell has been awarded four major contracts worth a combined $40 million over an 18-month duration for the Borouge petrochemicals complex in Ruwais, Abu Dhabi.
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Canadian petrochemicals industry faces major obstacles

The Canadian petrochemicals industry has the potential to grow dramatically thanks to low natural gas prices, but a number of obstacles are standing in its way.
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Gulf companies invest in southeast Asia petrochemicals

Wealthy investors from the Arabian Gulf are eyeing markets in southeast Asia and investing huge sums of money in petrochemical production in the region.
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Russian petrochemical giants eye PE, PP markets

The two largest petrochemical companies in Russia, Sibur and Nizhnekamsk, have been claiming the title of leader on the country's petrochemical market over the past few years and it looks like their battle will continue in 2013.
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Peru to hold third national petrochemical conference in January

Peru's Ministry of Energy and Mines (MEM) will hold the Third Peru Petrochemical Conference on Jan. 24-25, in Lima.
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Saudi Arabia considers natural gas price hike

Next year the country may hike the price of its natural gas, which is currently the lowest in the world, in a bid to tackle energy waste and cut high-cost subsidies.
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Westlake Chemical begins ethylene capacity expansion project in Lake Charles, La.

Westlake Chemical Corp.’s previously announced expansion of the Petro 2 ethylene unit at its complex in Lake Charles, La. has begun.
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US ethylene boom on its way, report says

The ongoing shale revolution will see the U.S. ethylene industry surge in the near future, growing by more than a third by 2017, predicts the latest report from business intelligence experts GlobalData
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