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The changing world of gas

By Malini Hariharan

The blog has recently written about gas availability in the Middle East and upcoming changes to pricing which have big implications for the petrochemicals business.

But the global gas market is seeing wider changes and these have …

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Iran’s many problems

By Malini Hariharan

A new problem is brewing for Iranian petrochemical producers. It appears that the government is quite keen on raising feedstock ethane prices and this issue is now under ‘hot negotiations’.

“The National Iranian Oil Co (NIOC) and …

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It helps to have the right partner

By Malini Hariharan

And Sumitomo Chemical has discovered this.

The company recently said that PetroRabigh, its joint venture with Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia, has managed to secure fresh ethane allocation of 30m scf of ethane for a second phase …

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