PETROCHEMICALS

Editor’s Comment: Digital transformation as a key enabler
One of the stimulating outcomes of digitalisation for the chemical plants of the future is that it easily connects expertise across company boundaries during the project planning and execution phases
Infrastructure development trends and digital-based supply chain integration
Digitalisation is and will continue to be a key element for the growth and development of the refining and petrochemicals industry, and for other sectors also, comment Ekaterina Kalinenko and Konstantin Stezhko
From waste to value: The GCC chemical industry’s contribution to the circular economy
Unlike the take-make-use-dispose approach, the circular economy is designed to maximise the value and utility of materials over their lifecycle and keep them inside the value chain for as long as possible, comments Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun
Global Energy Talent Index: Middle East becomes top destination
Things are rosy for the petrochemicals sector. Business is booming. Recruitment efforts have paid off. Excitement is high. So, what have companies done right and how can they keep the momentum going?
SABIC, hte extend partnership in catalysis R&D for five more years
SABIC and hte are extending their strategic partnership to include fast-track catalysis R&D
Evonik to sell methacrylates business to Advent International for $3.39bn
Attractive selling price of $3.39bn is 8.5 times the business’ EBITDA

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