Tagged With Petrochemicals
Purple patch for Muscat’s chemicals ambition
4 January 2022
The commissioning of Oman’s largest petrochemicals plant has coincided with Saudi Arabia’s potential rescue of an even bigger one
Aramco back to petchems drawing board
3 December 2021
The Saudi heavyweight’s international downstream expansion strategy will need another reboot
Aramco’s domestic petchems path remains bumpy
2 December 2021
The firm still faces challenges balancing economics with politics
Adnoc doubles down on petrochemicals
22 November 2021
Global decarbonisation pressures notwithstanding, the Emirati giant is determined to extract maximum residual value from its crude oil endowment
Oil’s finest hour still to come
1 November 2021
Chemicals represent both an economic and environmental boon in the energy transition, according to Saudi Arabia’s Sabic and PIF
US petchem producers look to brighter tomorrow
4 June 2021
After being battered by unprecedented weather events and demand loss over the past year, the industry is hoping for much-needed market stability
Plastics ban hits Alberta’s gas strategy
16 October 2020
Federal measures to limit plastics pollution could frustrate the province’s petchems plans
Letter from Canada: Alberta’s petchems strategy could backfire
17 August 2020
The Kenney administration seems to be ignoring any warning signs on future demand growth
Saudi Aramco pins its hopes on petchems
23 July 2020
The NOC heavyweight wants to the biggest of beasts in the petrochemicals world too
Gulf NOCs bank on chemical cure
21 July 2020
The current oil market slump validates the increasing focus of the Gulf’s main upstream producers on petrochemicals
China faces refinery consolidation challenge
30 June 2020
A new mega-refinery is meant to concentrate rather than expand capacity. But it may not work out that way, and may have other knock-on effects
Mol prioritises petchems
16 March 2020
CEE’s leading integrated oil and gas firm is putting petrochemicals at the centre of its near-term growth strategy
Algeria sees petchems progress
4 October 2019
A contract award marks a rare sign of movement on Algeria’s stalled downstream development plans
Russia embarks on petchems push
26 July 2019
Moscow sets ambitious targets to capitalise on feedstock abundance
Plastics recycling technologies compete in circular economy
14 March 2019
A backlash against single-use plastics is encouraging recycling into intermediate products and fuels, complicating world oil demand forecasts