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TOGY Saudi Arabia names new director as it readies 2015 report
Environment & Energy | Sunday 3 May, 2015 1:59 pm
The Oil & Gas Year (TOGY) –  a series of annual, country-specific energy reports on petroleum provinces worldwide – has appointed Ms. Annie Michailidou as the new country director for Saudi Arabia who will lead and oversee the preparation of its third energy report on the country.Following the ...
Sadara Signs a 20-year Supply Agreement  with a Halliburton-TAQA JV
Environment & Energy | Sunday 3 May, 2015 12:49 pm
Sadara Chemical Company (Sadara) and Energy Chemical Sources Company (ECSC), a newly formed joint venture between Halliburton and TAQA, have signed a long-term supply agreement through which ECSC will purchase product from Sadara to feed a new chemical production facility to be built in PlasChem...
Succession changes ‘positive for oil market’
Environment & Energy | Friday 1 May, 2015 11:30 am
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman's appointment of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Naif and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman would help stabilize world oil markets by strengthening political stability in the Kingdom, Ali Al-Naimi, petroleum and mineral resources minister, was quoted as ...
Gulf Petrochem to launch first Indian focused real estate fund
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 29 April, 2015 1:13 am
• GP commits US$10 million as seed capital to Fund; aims to raise US$100 million• DIFC’s Exempt Fund tailored to provide professional and institutional investors with unique and tax efficient access to diversified portfolio of professionally managed ‘Grade A’ real estate assets in...
Saudi Green building Forum honored Governor of Riyadh
Environment & Energy | Monday 27 April, 2015 1:50 pm
His Royal Highness Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Abdulaziz, Governor of Riyadh region, received in his office at Qaser Alhokum on Thursday, 23 April, 2015 His Excellency Engineer Faisal Saleh Al-Fadl, Secretary General of the Saudi Green Building Forum (SGBF)At the beginning of the reception a...
Damaging monuments will invite jail, fines
Environment & Energy | Saturday 25 April, 2015 9:09 am
All the monuments in the Kingdom and in marine areas under the Saudi Arabia’s jurisdiction are public property, said Director-General of the Legal Department at the General Authority for Tourism and Antiquities, Faisal Al-Fadil.“Anyone who alters or damages an archaeological or heritage site or ...
Love Jeddah? Keep it clean, segregate waste at source
Environment & Energy | Saturday 25 April, 2015 9:07 am
In a landmark decision, the Jeddah Municipality has launched a project to segregate waste at source in eight districts, with the motto: “I love Jeddah. I will keep it clean.”As part of the project, under the auspices of Mayor Hani Abu Ras, three bins of different colors — red, blue and green...
Oil & Gas Minister of the Sultanate of Oman officially endorses Arabian Sea Summit
Environment & Energy | Thursday 23 April, 2015 10:44 am
The Omani Government has previously announced they aim to empower all aspects of the domestic chain including constructing a world-class refining complex, new field discoveries and EOR developments amongst others, as part of their petroleum strategy.Showing H.E's commitment to this strategy, the...
With KSA help, scientists take fresh steps to defeat MERS
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 22 April, 2015 6:23 am
Genetic sequence data on two of the deadliest yet most poorly understood viruses are to be made available to researchers worldwide in real time as scientists seek to speed up understanding of Ebola and MERS.The project, led by British scientists with West African and Saudi collaboration, hopes to...
Over SR28 million water, sanitation projects for EP
Environment & Energy | Monday 20 April, 2015 8:23 am
Water and Electricity Minister Abdullah Al-Hussayen signed contracts with several companies for water and sewage projects in the Eastern Province. The three new contracts signed would incur a total cost of SR28.7 million.Director General of Water in the Eastern Province Hamad bin Abdulrahman...
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