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Sadara Signs Agreements to Sell and Lease Back Packaging Center Assets
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 17 January, 2018 1:58 pm
Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) has today concluded negotiations with Al Fozan, a leading Saudi conglomerate, regarding a set of agreements relating to the sale and lease back of the Sadara Solids and Liquids Handling Center, also known as the Packaging Center, located in Sadara’s Jubail...
Abdul Latif Jameel Energy to power nearly a quarter of a million homes in Chile with solar-wind energy
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 16 January, 2018 1:14 pm
Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, has been awarded a 540 GWh hybrid solar-wind project in Chile that will see it power nearly a quarter of a million homes with clean energy for 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.   Coinciding with the World Future Energy ...
Director General for UAE Space Agency highlights mars mission challenges at CABSAT 2018
Environment & Energy | Monday 15 January, 2018 2:33 pm
His Excellency Dr Mohammed Nasser Al Ahbabi, Director General for the UAE Space Agency delivered a keynote session on the importance of the country’s space programme highlighting challenges faced by his team in the region while planning for their mission to Mars.   The talk was...
Bee'ah to Add 50 All-electric Tesla Semi Trucks to its Transport Fleet
Environment & Energy | Monday 15 January, 2018 11:48 am
In line with its efforts to provide a better quality of life in the Middle East, Bee'ah, the region's fastest growing environmental management company, has underscored its unshakeable vision for sustainability by purchasing the first and largest fleet of Tesla Semi trucks in...
Coca-Cola returns 1.75 billion litres of water to nature and communities in the Middle East and North Africa
Environment & Energy | Monday 15 January, 2018 12:50 am
The Coca-Cola Company announced that it has returned 1.75 billion litres of water to nature and communities across the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region in 2017. This achievement represents a critical contribution to Coca-Cola’s global goal to replenish 100 percent of the water ...
Nissan and NASA extend research into autonomous mobility services
Environment & Energy | Sunday 14 January, 2018 12:10 am
Nissan North America, Inc., the U.S.-based subsidiary of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd., announced an agreement with NASA Ames Research Center in California’s Silicon Valley to collaborate on research and technology development for future autonomous mobility services, including a working demonstration ...
Oil hits $70 a barrel for the first time in three years
Environment & Energy | Saturday 13 January, 2018 3:02 am
Oil topped $70 a barrel in London for the first time in three years as production cuts by Opec and rising demand whittle away a global surplus.   Brent crude futures, used in the pricing of more than half the world’s oil, rose as much as 1.2 per cent to the highest since December...
Booz Allen Hamilton Outlines Robust Innovation Strategies to Seize the Potential of the Energy and Utilities Sector in KSA
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 10 January, 2018 12:45 pm
The energy and utilities sector in KSA must harness innovative strategies to overcome some of the greatest sustainability challenges in the GCC, Booz Allen Hamilton has said in a report titled ‘The Future is Innovation’.   Combined, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states...
FEWA honors excellence and innovation among its employees at the fourth edition of its Excellence Awards
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 9 January, 2018 5:02 am
Under patronage and presence of His Excellency Suhail Mohammed Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Industry, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Electricity and Water Authority; FEWA Board Members, representatives of the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs;...
Jeddah to have 6 new water reservoirs
Environment & Energy | Monday 8 January, 2018 2:52 am
Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Abdul Rahman Al-Fadli opened the second phase of Jeddah’s strategic water storage project of six reservoirs with a capacity of 166,600 cubic meters each. The second phase of the strategic water storage project will cost more than SR423...
Emirates NBD expands operations in KSA
Emirates NBD expands operations in KSA
Monday 16 April, 2018 2:37