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Saudi Aramco Becomes Joint Stock Company
Environment & Energy | Sunday 7 January, 2018 3:02 am
The Saudi Arabian Oil Company – known as Saudi Aramco - has been for 30 years a company that does not fall under the corporate system imposed by the Ministry of Commerce. Saudi Aramco has enjoyed a special status since the transfer of its ownership to the State in 1988, as it was...
Hatta Goes Solar
Environment & Energy | Thursday 4 January, 2018 3:52 am
The Hatta solar project consists of 640 solar powered villas,  supporting the Hatta Comprehensive Development Plan, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. As part of the Shams Dubai initiative, the project enables...
Hike in gasoline prices across KSA will help in govt plan for efficient energy use: Experts
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 2 January, 2018 10:58 am
With the hike in fuel prices effective as of midnight Sunday, the Ministry of Commerce and Investment (MCI) intensified its control on fuel stations across the Kingdom to ensure availability of petroleum products at prices fixed by the government. The regulatory authorities were constantly...
68 gas stations sealed for hoarding fuel
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 2 January, 2018 10:51 am
The Ministry of Commerce and Investment (MCI) sealed 68 gas stations across the Kingdom for hoarding fuel on Sunday night before the announcement of price hike. “We have sealed 68 gas stations across the Kingdom for refusing to supply fuel to consumers on Sunday night,” said an...
Saudi Arabia sets new gasoline prices
Environment & Energy | Monday 1 January, 2018 10:32 am
Saudi Arabia increased fuel price effective as of midnight Sunday (Dec. 31, 2017). Octane 91 fuel which cost 75 halalas per liter will now be available at SR1.37 per liter and 95 octane which cost 90 halalas per liter will cost SR2.04 per liter. Diesel for industries and utilities...
Threefold increase in electricity bills from today
Environment & Energy | Monday 1 January, 2018 9:45 am
From Monday, consumers will have to bear a threefold increase in electricity tariff with the implementation of Value Added Tax (VAT) and a revised bill calculation system. Saudi Electricity Co. (SEC) will apply 5% VAT on electricity bills, connection and service charges. The Electricity and...
Interested in the weather? Join the new Saudi Meteorological Club
Environment & Energy | Sunday 31 December, 2017 10:48 am
The Saudi Meteorological Club for weather and climate amateurs was established under the umbrella of the Presidency of Meteorology and Environment (PME). This club aims to encourage the participation of all people, especially experts, to raise awareness of meteorology in the Kingdom, as well ...
EmiratesGBC builds the case for ‘Nearly Zero Energy Buildings’ 
with tour of Sustainable Autonomous House
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 26 December, 2017 1:45 pm
Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, highlighted the Importance of working towards Nearly Zero Energy Buildings (nZEBs) in collaboration with Mohammed bin Rashid Space Centre...
Environment & Energy | Sunday 24 December, 2017 3:00 am
In keeping with the hotel’s corporate social responsibility programme, a team of 27 employees from the Millennium Airport Hotel Dubai joined the emirate-wide campaign to clean up public spaces in Dubai International City last month. The activity was organised by Dubai Municipality as part of...
Madinah hosts anti-smoking event to preserve city's cleanliness
Environment & Energy | Saturday 23 December, 2017 9:31 am
The Under Presidency for the Affairs of the Prophet’s Mosque organized an awareness event titled “Together to Make the Haram Area Smoking-Free.”   The event included two lectures by Dr. Mohammed bin Jaber Al-Yamani, head of the pharmacology department at King Saud...
Ramadan Specials at Ghaya Grand Dubai
Ramadan Specials at Ghaya Grand Dubai
Thursday 19 April, 2018 11:12