Press Releases

In this section, you will find the latest press releases about Dow’s activities in the Middle East and Africa.

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August, 2015

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Jebel Ali Port Becomes Distribution Hub For Dow Chemical

DP World, UAE Region, the regional leading marine terminal operator has reached an agreement with an affiliate of The Dow Chemical Company based in Jebel Ali (“Dow”) to support the distribution of Dow‘s products.

March, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Dow brings its solutions to life at inaugural Innovation Summit in the Middle East

The first Dow Innovation Summit in the Middle East took place on 4-5 March at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. The Summit was held under the theme of ‘Solutions through Innovation’ and hosted more than 200 attendees which included senior industry leaders, government stakeholders, business partners and customers from the industry sectors of energy, water, infrastructure, packaging and consumer goods.

Monday, March 23, 2015

SOGAT 2015: Dow Exhibits High Performing Hybrid Solvents among Range of Gas Treating Technologies

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) will once again be showcasing its full range of innovations at the Sour Oil and Gas Advanced Technology (SOGAT) exhibition and conference in Abu Dhabi from 22 to 26 March 2015. This year, the focus of Dow’s participation will be to highlight the advantages of hybrid solvents in acid gas removal and the company’s capabilities in this space.

Monday, March 02, 2015

Dow Chemical and NEST collaborate for Thermal Energy Storage Research at Masdar Institute

-Dow to provide Heat Transfer Fluid product and technical support during project
-Pilot project to study feasibility and benefits of new Thermal Energy Storage system for Concentrated Solar Power

Dow, through an affiliate of The Dow Chemical Company, has announced its collaboration with Norwegian firm NEST (New Energy Storage Technology) AS on a Thermal Energy Storage (TES) pilot project in Abu Dhabi, in association with Masdar Institute of Science and Technology. The project, to be undertaken at Masdar’s ‘Beam Down’ Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) installation in Masdar City, will seek to study the feasibility and benefits of a novel TES system developed by NEST. Dow’s contribution to this project will be to supply 2.6 metric tons of DOWTHERM™ A, the industry-leading heat transfer fluid as well as provide associated technical support throughout the project.

January, 2015

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Dow’s Sustainable Solutions for Mining Communities

The Dow Chemical Company will be among influential industry stakeholders present at the 2015 Africa Mining Indaba to showcase its integrated mining solution portfolio and be part of key discussions to find solutions for industry challenges.

Monday, January 26, 2015

Dow to showcase breakthrough solutions at the Dow Innovation Summit 2015 at KAUST

The summit will be held under the theme of ‘Solutions through Innovation’

The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) announced the launch of the Dow Innovation Summit on 4-5 March at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Thuwal, Jeddah. The event aims to provide a platform for industry experts across a variety of disciplines to understand and get closer to the innovative solutions driving the chemical industry in the region.