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Saudi Sustainable Energy and Technology Forum 2019
Environment & Energy | Thursday 25 April, 2019 7:23 am
Saudi Sustainable Energy and Technology Forum (Saudi SETF) is held on 30 April to 01 May 2019 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre.   The Saudi SET Forum is held concurrently with Saudi Elenex 2019 - The 22nd edition of the International Show for Electricity, ...
Saudi Arabia says to coordinate with other producers to ensure adequate oil supply
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 23 April, 2019 6:05 am
Saudi Arabia said on Monday it would coordinate with other oil producers to ensure an adequate crude supply and a balanced market after the United States said it would end waivers granted to buyers of Iranian oil. "Saudi Arabia is closely monitoring the oil market developments following the ...
Aramco to buy Shell’s 50% stake in Saudi refining joint venture for $631m
Environment & Energy | Monday 22 April, 2019 3:28 am
Saudi Aramco will acquire Royal Dutch Shell’s 50 percent stake in their Saudi refining joint venture SASREF for $631 million, the two companies said on Sunday. The purchase, which is part of Aramco’s strategy to expand its downstream operations, will be completed later this year,...
Dubai Municipality announces investment opportunities for major parks in the emirate
Environment & Energy | Sunday 21 April, 2019 2:38 am
Dubai Municipality has announced several investment opportunities in the emirate's public parks, such as the event spaces, and the allocation of different areas for restaurants and small shops, within the investment map of each park managed by the Municipality.   Dawoud Al Hajri,...
Oil market ‘well balanced’ in 2019, says Saudi adviser
Environment & Energy | Sunday 21 April, 2019 2:28 am
Ibrahim Al-Muhanna, an adviser to the Saudi energy minister, said on Friday he expected the oil market to be “well balanced” this year. “This year, we have seen the implementation of the OPEC Plus decision. It is possible to extend the cut until the end of the year depending on...
EmiratesGBC receives government and industry-wide support in the lead up to its 8th Annual Congress
Environment & Energy | Thursday 18 April, 2019 11:07 am
Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), an independent forum aimed at conserving the environment by strengthening and promoting green building practices, has gained industry-wide and governmental support for its upcoming 8thAnnual EmiratesGBC Congress.     The Congress...
Tadweer Opens Region’s First Battery Solar System at Al Dhafra Landfill
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 1:19 pm
Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center (Tadweer) today opened the first battery solar system in the region at its Al Dhafra Landfill.  A solar-plus-storage plant is an energy storage system charged by a connected solar power plant. The facility at Al Dhafra Landfill has minimal...
Dubai Municipality completes second phase of Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 11:00 am
Dubai Municipality has completed the second phase of the expansion of Jebel Ali Sewage Treatment Plant at a cost of AED 1.3 billion and a capacity of 375,000 cubic meters of water for this stage thus taking the combined capacity of Warsan and Jebel Ali plants to about 1 million cubic meterswith the ...
Suqia Announces Details of 2nd Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, With Prizes Totalling Usd1 Million
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 17 April, 2019 3:30 am
HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the UAE Water Aid Foundation (Suqia), announced details of the 2nd Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Water Award, launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of...
Aramco buys $1.25bn stake in South Korean refiner
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 16 April, 2019 3:44 am
Saudi Aramco and Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings on Monday announced that they have reached an agreement for Saudi Aramco’s subsidiary, Aramco Overseas Company B.V (AOC), to purchase a 17% stake in South Korea's Hyundai Oilbank, a subsidiary of Hyundai Heavy Industries Holdings. The...
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