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Iranian petrochemical industry faces challenges amid overcapacity, international sanctions

January 16, 2014
As international sanctions remain, Iranian petrochemical companies are facing contraction.
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Middle East to dominate new natural gas-processing capacity through 2017

December 30, 2013
The Middle East is set to outpace Europe and Africa in adding new capacity provided that Iran's industry is not stifled by international sanctions.
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Sabic plans US petrochemical investment

October 23, 2013
Saudi petrochemical giant Saudi Basic Industries Corp. recently announced plans to invest in a petrochemical project in the United States next year and tap into the U.S. shale energy abundance.
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Iran plans to boost petrochemical production

October 21, 2013
Iran should stop exporting large amounts of raw petrochemicals and look for ways to make more profit by selling added-value products, according to the leader of the parliamentary Petrochemical Committee.
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Mideast refineries shift focus in production

October 9, 2013
Refineries in the Middle East are facing serious challenges to remain competitive, struggling to reduce operating costs and to maximize production among other problems.
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Desalinated water accounts for 98.8% of Dubai's water supply

October 1, 2013
Dubai is one of the pioneers in desalination technology and communities from water-deprived areas have been turning to the city for advice and good practices.
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OPEC prepares for falling oil market share in 2014

September 18, 2013
The global oil market is "well-supplied," despite predictions that the market share of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is likely to slip in 2014, due to increased production from non-OPEC countries.
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Middle East to remain top oil supplier over next five years

August 20, 2013
Despite the rapid growth in U.S. oil and gas production, the Middle East will remain global leader in energy supply.
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Plastic cooling towers suitable for high temp, humid locales

July 1, 2013
High-density polyethylene (HDPE) “plastic” cooling towers, used in U.S. industrial sectors for a number of years, are most recently finding a niche internationally, notably with installations at two projects in the Middle East.
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Alcoa-Ma'aden joint venture a boon for Saudi Arabia

July 1, 2013
U.S. aluminum giant Alcoa and the Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) announced that they have completed the first stage of their joint venture project.
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