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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...
ACWA Power is the strategic Partner of WETEX 2015
Environment & Energy | Sunday 19 April, 2015 3:27 pm
ACWA Power will be participating as a strategic partner for the 17th edition of Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (WETEX 2015).This year’s exhibition will take place on April 21-23 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. In line with the event’s theme ‘At...
Desalination Facility Named a New Product of the Russian Nuclear Industry
Environment & Energy | Monday 13 April, 2015 4:25 pm
Desalination facilities integrated with Russian-designed large capacity nuclear power plants constitute a new product of the Russian nuclear industry. It was announced at the 2nd meeting of the Rusatom Overseas Expert Council on Desalination. Special attention was paid to the business model of such ...
Shell confirms agreed £47bn bid for UK gas producer BG Group
Environment & Energy | Thursday 9 April, 2015 10:08 am
Takeover of the company would be one of the biggest deals in the oil and gas sector in the last 20 yearsOil giant Royal Dutch Shell has agreed a £47bn takeover of gas group BG in one of the biggest deals seen in the oil and gas sector in the last 20 years. It will create a company worth more than...
Dow brings its solutions to life at inaugural Innovation Summit
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 1 April, 2015 5:49 am
The first Dow Innovation Summit in the Middle East took place on 4-5 March at the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST) in Thuwal, Saudi Arabia. The Summit was held under the theme of ‘Solutions through Innovation’ and hosted more than 200 attendees which included senior...
DME Reaches Significant New Milestone of 8 Billion barrels Traded on the Exchange
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 31 March, 2015 11:13 am
DME announced today that it has now reached the 8 billion barrel mark, with a total of 8 million contracts (eqv. 8 billion barrels) traded on the exchange. The increased interest in DME’s value proposition driven by new members from Asia and their participation has contributed to the...
Mario Mehren to head BASF subsidiary Wintershall
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 31 March, 2015 10:50 am
Mario Mehren, currently a member of the Board of Executive Directors of Wintershall responsible for Exploration & Production Russia, North Africa and South America, has been named President of BASF’s Oil & Gas division effective July 1, 2015, and in this function will be head of BASF’s...
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