Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association

IMO 2020: Navigating disruptive waters
The IMO regulation for the reduction of sulphur content in marine fuels from 3.5% to 0.5% with effect from 1 January 2020, considered as the most disruptive product quality change in decades, will create many losers and winners in the global refining industry, will cost the refining and shipping industries many billions of dollars worldwide, and will impact companies and households across the world with higher freight costs
Advocating for global harmonised chemical management system in the GCC
Adopting GHS and ADR will help enact real change for the benefit of industry, society and the economy, and reaffirm the leadership’s commitment to sustainable economic growth, while upholding high EHS&S standards, comments Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun
GPCA enters new decade with plans for ‘2030 GPCA Road Map’, appoints executive advisor
GPCA remains committed to staying ahead of the curve and championing the regional chemical industry’s contribution to the economy
2019: Year in review for the Arabian Gulf chemical industry
As we outlined in our report ‘Pulse of the Chemical Industry 2018’ released at the 14th Annual GPCA Forum in Dubai last month, the GCC chemical industry achieved a revenue of $84.1bn in 2018, with production capacity reaching 174.8 million tonnes, comments Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun
Sustaining competitive advantage through strategic investment
Acquiring access to leading-edge technology for ethylene production would further enhance the global competitiveness of GCC players, comments Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun
Sipchem sponsors and participates in the 14th Annual GPCA Forum
The 14th Annual GPCA Forum took place at Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, UAE