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Gulf Petrochem appoints R. K. Mehra, former director BPCL, as Strategic Advisor

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Gulf Petrochem Group, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mr. Rakesh Mehra as Strategic Advisor for the group with immediate effect.

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Gulf Petrochem Group Continues with European Bunker Supply Expansion in Antwerp

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

Antwerp Exapansion Builds on the Groups' Recent Move into the ARA Market

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Gulf Petrochem Group Agrees Partnership Deal to Distribute IPOL in UAE and Oman

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

  • Specialist IPOL lubricant to be distributed in UAE and Oman
  • Partnership with UAE's NGC Energy and Oman's National Gas Company SAOG
  • Operations to fully commence in Q3 of 2016
  • Targets 100 MT/month volume in the UAE and Oman by the end of the first year of trading
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Gulf Petrochem Group Expands European Bunker Operations

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Middle Eastern Based Group Enters into ARA (Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp) Market with Physical Bunker Supply

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Gulf Petrochem partners with Kirloskar to launch specialist diesel engine oil into the Middle East & Africa

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Gulf Petrochem Group and Kirloskar form strategic partnership to sell diesel engine oil in the Middle East and Africa.

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Gulf Petrochem Group Begins Bunker Operations at the Indian port of Pipavav

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Gulf Petrochem Group, the UAE based global bunker supplier, has announced that it is to begin bunkering operations at the Gujarat port of Pipavav, on India's west coast, to service its Indian-Sub Continent customers.

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​Gulf Petrochem Group Remains Ambitious on Regional Oil Market with Tender of $50m Fujairah Terminal Expansion

Thursday, January 21st, 2016

Despite weak oil prices Gulf Petrochem Group continues unabated with the further addition of storage capacity in the region.

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Gulf Petrochem Group's New Storage Terminal in Hamriyah Officially Inaugurated

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Gulf Petrochem Group announced the official inauguration of its brand new state of the art terminal in Hamriyah, Sharjah located within Hamriyah Free Zone (HFZ) and will provide storage capacity to meet the growing demand within the region.

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Gulf Petrochem Appoints New Head of Credit Risk for its Bunkering Division

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Gulf Petrochem has appointed John Phillips as Head of Credit Risk for the Group's Bunkering division.

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Gulf Petrochem Group Welcomes New Trader to its UAE Team

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015

Gulf Petrochem Group (GP) has today announced the appointment of Deepak Dharwal as bunker trader, further bolstering its bunker trading team in the UAE.

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UAE Based Oil Firm Consolidates East African Presence with Acquisition of Essar Petroleum East Africa Ltd

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Gulf Petrochem Group today announces the official acquisition and name change of Essar Petroleum East Africa Ltd to ASPAM Energy (Kenya) Ltd. The deal will enhance the group's integrated services and products for the downstream supply chain in the oil and gas sector in East Africa.

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GP Petroleums partners with Repsol to launch lubricant range in India

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

GP Petroleums Ltd, a subsidiary of Gulf Petrochem Group, a UAE-based leading player in the oil sector, today announced it had formed a strategic partnership with Spain's No 1 petroleum company, Repsol, to exclusively manufacture and market Repsol's superior and comprehensive line of premium quality lubricants across India, thus unfolding a new chapter in the history of the Indian company's operations.

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Gulf Petrochem Group to Begin Bunkering Operations in Fujairah

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Gulf Petrochem Group, the UAE based global bunker supplier, has today announced that it is now an officially licensed bunker supplier in the Port of Fujairah.

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Sah Petroleums becomes GP Petroleums Ltd.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Gulf Petrochem Group, a UAE-based leading player in the oil space, today said that it had renamed its recent acquisition of Sah Petroleums, an Indian listed lubricant company, to GP Petroleums Ltd as the move unfurls a new chapter in the group's business in India and is linked with its vision to evolve and take Indian manufactured products global.

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Gulf Petrochem Opens Branch Office in London with the Appointment of Global Head of Bunkering

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Gulf Petrochem Group has today announced the opening of its trading office in London as part of their global expansion plans.

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Gulf Petrochem Appoints ex-Indian Oil Chairman to the Board

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

Gulf Petrochem, today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Brij Mohan Bansal as Strategic Advisor for the group and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately.

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GD Goenka All Set to Become an Independent School

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

GD Goenka School, Sharjah has announced it will change its name to Aspam Indian International School, upon attaining independence from the GD Goenka Group of schools.

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Gulf Petrochem makes open offer to public shareholders of Sah Petroleums Ltd.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Gulf Petrochem Group has announced that it has made an open offer to acquire 26% of Sah Petroleums Ltd, a leading manufacturer of industrial and automotive oil lubricants in India, from its public shareholders. This follows the group's 72.23% acquisition of the company on 31st July 2014, pursuant to a share purchase agreement.

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Gulf Petrochem Endorsed by TUV Nord with ISO Compliance

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

Gulf Petrochem's Fujairah terminal, with 412,000 cbm of storage capacity, achieves global standards for Quality, Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental policies

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Shell Sells Bitumen Plant in West India to Gulf Petrochem

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Gulf Petrochem enters Bitumen Specialties business after acquiring state of the art, International standard Shell's Specialty Bitumen plant in India.

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Gulf Petrochem Group's Mr. Sudhir Goyel, Named as One of the Top 100 Indian Leaders by Forbes Middle East

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

The Arab world-wide ranking includes 170 Indian business owners, founders and C-level executives including CEOs and CFOs, based in the region.

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Gulf Petrochem Drives Global Expansion with the Appointment of a New Executive Director to its Board

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

Mr. S. Thangapandian has joined Gulf Petrochem Group as Executive Director.

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