Circular Economy and Plastics

In line with our mission to support the growth and sustainable development of the petrochemical and chemical industries in the Arabian Gulf, GPCA aims to create awareness and showcase the opportunities within the Circular Economy to extract greater value from existing molecules and maximize the use of petrochemical and chemical products and applications once they…

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Supply chain collaboration in the Arabian Gulf

Collaboration in supply chain is becoming increasingly important as chemical producers continue to operate in a volatile environment. In this latest GPCA report, we collected the views of 19 GPCA full member companies accounting collectively for 75% of the total chemical output by volume in the Arabian Gulf. Based on the survey’s results, the report…

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2016 Responsible Care performance metrics report

GPCA’s 2016 Responsible Care Performance Metrics Report – Setting Standards Through Transparency highlights the collective Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) performance of GCC chemical producers for the years 2013 – 2016. The report details numerous success stories from GPCA member companies and their efforts to advance sustainability within their organizations and the GCC region.  …

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Advancing Refining Petrochemicals Integration in the Arabian Gulf

The report discusses the benefits of closer refining and petrochemical integration, and the potential challenges to asset consolidation. It also provides insight into the various integration options for producers in the GCC in the context of regional and incremental economic analysis. There are significant opportunities for further integration of refining and petrochemical assets. However, challenges…

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The supply Chain landscape in the Arabian Gulf

The publication developed with consultancy Drewry provides insight into supply chain maritime and port infrastructure challenges in the GCC. The report targets each cargo segment – container, chemical, refined product, LPG, LNG and dry bulk, as well as both shipping and port sectors. It also offers an analysis on key issues influencing the shipping industry…

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Eco-profile of Polyololefins

The Eco-Profile of Polyolefins study gauge the environmental Life Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA) of seven GPCA member companies’ operations. The study was conducted for the first time in the GCC according to the ISO 14044:2006 standard and the PlasticsEurope Eco-Profile methodology. Released at the 8th GPCA PlastiCon, the report showcases, through favorable results, the environmentally…

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Responsible Care Performance Report 2015

GPCA ‘Responsible Care Performance Report 2015’ provides an overview of the progress made by companies in the region in the area of RC. It also includes an introduction to the RC performance metrics, and covers different aspects of companies’ activities in the context of RC, including occupational health and safety, process safety, emissions and discharges,…

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Unlocking Open Innovation in the GCC Chemical Industry

GPCA’s report on Open Innovation aims to provide insight into the key drivers for using Open Innovation, the benefits it can have for the chemical industry, and how it can be fostered to achieve future goals. It also provides information on overall satisfaction with Open Innovation and measures its performance impact.   Table of Contents…

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