In this week's issue of ICIS Chemical Business:
November 26-December 2, 2012

Cover story

Commentary: Securing gas supply is a key challenge for the Gulf petrochemical industry

Hundreds of senior executives representing the petrochemical industry in the Gulf and international markets have blocked their diary to attend our seventh Annual Forum this week. They will be asking the same question as the majority of business leaders right now, regardless of their profession: namely, how do we stay competitive?

Al-Sadoun: moving downstream will entrench benefits

Natural gas provides the building blocks for fertilizers and other commodities we take for granted, as well as an avenue for Gulf countries dependent on volatile oil revenues to diversify their economies.



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