A chemical engineer himself, and a true believer in the power of STEM jobs to grow economies, Andrew Liveris has made supporting education and workforce a cornerstone of his leadership.
The Chemical Activity Barometer has four primary components, each consisting of a variety of indicators – production, equity prices, product prices, and inventories and other indicators.
The fighters loyal to former vice president Riek Machar said they had seized the four working for DAR Petroleum Operating Company from Upper Nile State last week - the second group of oil workers abducted this month.
With Khazzan due to deliver a billion cubic feet a day by the end of 2017, the two fields will together eventually increase Oman’s natural gas supply by around 40%.
While global investments in the industry continued their decline in 2016, down by 24% as compared to 2015, the MENA region is expected to see an increase of 7% in energy investment activity compared to data of the previous year
The wells are expected to initially produce 5,000 barrels per day (bpd) and that should increase to 35,000 bpd within a week
Saudi Arabia agreed to finance Egyptian imports of refined products from Aramco for five years in a $23bn deal, but the shipments were suspended last October due to a spat between the two countries
Every three years, ACHEMA attracts around 4,000 exhibitors from over 50 different countries to present new products, processes and services to 170,000 professionals from all over the world.
Saudi Arabia agreed in April last year to provide Egypt with 700,000 tonnes of refined oil products a month for five years
Eni and Total are in a consortium for one of the blocks, while ExxonMobil and Qatar have joined up for another. Eni will be on its own in a third block
LANXESS will invest around US$43 million each in the Leverkusen and Krefeld-Uerdingen sites in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.
The planned initial public offering (IPO) of Saudi Arabia's oil giant Aramco could encourage other Gulf countries to list parts of their prized oil assets, reversing a steady decline in market listings
The nation's $814bn China Investment Corp would be the principle investor in the planned flotation by Saudi Arabian Oil Co, and CNPC may also invest in the IPO, according to Reuters
The Egyptian ministry said in a statement it was working out a timetable with Aramco for the resumption of shipments
This is the ninth time that the Ethisphere Institute has named Rockwell Automation to the distinguished list of companies that influence and drive positive change, and improve ethical leadership and corporate behaviour.