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Petrochemical industry in Arabian Gulf region goes from strength to strength

The petrochemical and chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf region is showing strong growth, creating thousands of jobs and attracting multi-billion dollar investments.
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Appalachian Resins to relocate planned $1 billion polyethylene plant to Ohio

Houston-based Appalachian Resins Inc has agreed to lease about 50 acres of land in the Salem Township of Ohio to build its planned $1 billion ethylene and polyethylene production facility.
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Iran to offer incentives to foreign investors

Iran seems determined to open up to foreign investors, in the hope of attracting international businesses that would inject fresh capital into Iranian industry.
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BASF mulls multi-billion dollar Gulf Coast investment in methane-to-propylene complex

Propylene in short supply due to shift to ethane feedstocks drawn from shale gas, IHS Chemical notes
Chemical producer BASF is evaluating an investment in a world-scale methane-to-propylene complex on the U.S. Gulf Coast.
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Petronas to build $27 billion refinery complex

Malaysia's state-owned oil and gas company Petronas has announced plans to invest $27 billion in the construction of a new refining and petrochemical complex in the southern state of Johor.
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New US petrochemical projects in need of skilled workers

Approximately 90,000 new workers will be needed next year as a number of major chemical projects are set to break ground in 2015.
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Total plans to tap into Iraqi petrochemical market

French oil company Total is exploring options to expand its presence in the Middle East and tap the growing local market by constructing a large petrochemical complex in Iraq.
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Colombia's petrochemical sector sees poor output performance in 2013

Colombian market conditions are expected to improve in 2014, leading to growth in industrial production and better performance of petrochemicals-consuming sectors.
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Brazil's Odebrecht to explore petrochemical investment in West Virginia

The "Ascent -- Appalachian Shale Cracker Enterprise" complex would include an ethane cracker, three polyethylene plants and associated infrastructure for water treatment and energy co-generation.
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Sabic plans US petrochemical investment

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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