Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co.(GPIC) | Arab Fertilizer Association


Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co.(GPIC)

  • General assembly member
  • Membership category: Producers: Fertilizer and Raw Materials: Ordinary Member
  • Chairman: Dr. Abdul Rahman Jawahery
  • Website: www.gpic.com
  • Country: Bahrain

President

Dr. Abdul Rahman Jawahery


Company details

Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) was established in December 1979 as a joint venture between Kingdom of Bahrain, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the State of Kuwait for the manufacturing of fertilizer and petrochemicals. The joint venture is equally owned by the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) of Bahrain, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) of Saudi Arabia, and Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC) of Kuwait. Natural gas is used as a feedstock for the production of 400,000 tonnes, 600,000 and 400,000 tonnes of Ammonia, Granular Urea and Methanol per annum respectively. In addition to the production plants, GPIC Complex comprises of utilities plants, maintenance workshops, offices, stores, laboratories and marine export facilities. The company employs 474 of whom 95% are Bahrainis. The company has a Board of Directors representing the three shareholding states. The Board of Directors is chaired by H.E. Shaikh Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa, Advisor to H.R.H. the Prime Minister for Industrial and Oil Affairs – Kingdom of Bahrain. The company’s executive management is led by Mr. Abdulrahman Jawahery, President.