Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company – GPIC
Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) was founded on 5 December 1979 as cooperation among Gulf Cooperation Council member States for the manufacture of fertilizers and petrochemicals by utilizing Bahrain’s natural gas as feedstock. It was established as a joint venture and is equally owned by NOGA Holding, Saudi Agri-Nutrient Investment Company (SABIC) and Kuwait’s Petrochemical Industries Company (PIC). GPIC manufactures Ammonia, Methanol, and granular Urea products, which are distributed to customers worldwide.
GPIC is a significant contributor to the national economy of Bahrain injecting around $271 million annually into the economy.
GPIC considers itself a role model in the protection of the environment and was the first industrial company to use practical demonstration projects to verify the environmental credentials of its operations.