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NATPET Warns On Saudi Gas Increase

By John Richardson

SAUDI ARABIA’S National Petrochemical Industrial Co (NATPET) has gone public over an issue that has worried Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) petrochemical producers for several years now: The erosion of the GCC’s competitive advantage over the US.

“There …

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Flood Of LPG Supply On The Way

Here is another article on the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) market, a subject we have covererd several times on the blog over the last few months.

Below we discuss how the temporary supply constraints that have kept LPG tight this …

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ExxonMobil Formally Out Of Qatar C2s – Report

Qatar Builds Its Future


Source of picture: The New York Times


By John Richardson

EXXONMOBIL and Qatar Petroleum have formally ended their agreement to build a $6bn petrochemical complex in Qatar, says a report by the Middle East …

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Dealing With The Middle East Logistics Challenge

Singapore’s container port



Source of picture: www.gcaptain.com

By Malini Hariharan and John Richardson

A big challenge facing many companies that have built large polymer plants that are located far from key markets is how to move product most efficiently.…

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