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Prince Saud Bin Naif honors Sipchem for its support to KANAF
(Saudi Gazette - 30/06/2016)

Prince Saud Bin Naif Bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Eastern Province, honored Sipchem for its continuous support to KANAF Social Charity of Orphans during the inauguration of KANAF. Sipchem’s CEO Eng. Ahmad A. Al-Ohali received the recognition trophy from

SABIC and Saudi Aramco agree to study oil-to-chemicals project
(Arab News - 29/06/2016)

Saudi Aramco and Saudi Arabian Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) have signed a heads of agreement to conduct a feasibility study on the development of a fully integrated crude oil-to-chemicals complex to be located in Saudi Arabia. The heads of

Alba seeks $750m loan for expansion
(Trade Arabia - 22/06/2016)

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has approached banks for a $750 million loan towards the financing of its Line 6 expansion project, sources told Reuters on Tuesday. Alba will become the world's largest single aluminium smelter complex, boosting its annual

Maaden-Saudi mining plays key role in industrial program
(Saudi Gazette - 05/06/2016)

At a sprawling complex on Saudi Arabia’s northeastern Gulf coast, refineries, smelters and casting machines transform dull pink rocks into silver aluminum bars, a symbol of the kingdom’s attempt to diversify its economy. After only two years in

Alba Line 6 expansion project work on track
(Gulf Daily News - 02/06/2016)

Alba, Bahrain-based international aluminium smelter, is on track to meet its strategic growth by accelerating the early works on Line 6 expansion project, according the chairman. In a statement issued after a meeting of the company’s board of directors

SABIC in JV to build another petrochem complex in China
(Saudi Gazette - 02/06/2016)

SABIC has signed a Project Development Agreement (PDA) with Shenhua Ningxia Coal Industry Group Co. Ltd. (SNCG), a subsidiary of Shenhua Group Corporation Limited, effective May 30, 2016. The PDA relates to the two parties’ potential joint development of

PetroRabigh takes $33m hit on power cut
(Trade Arabia - 01/06/2016)

A 10-day power cut at Saudi Arabia's PetroRabigh petrochemical complex will have a SR124 million ($33.1 million) impact on the company's second-quarter results, it said on Tuesday. PetroRabigh, a joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Sumitomo Chemical,

Philips and SABIC discuss successful downstream industries opportuniti
(Saudi Gazette - 01/06/2016)

SABIC Home of Innovation, a growth initiative that combines marketing, innovation and technology to create demand and grow business on a local, regional and global level, hosted the launch of Home of innovation and Innovation Day – a major event held