17 Jumada I 1445 - 1 December 2023
Sign up for newsletter
Eye of Riyadh

GCC Advised to Adopt Holistic Approach to Managing Urban Water Supply
Environment & Energy | Monday 30 November, 2015 4:33 am
Stakeholder collaboration and a systemic approach to water management can help the GCC achieve efficiency and sustainability in urban water supply, international water experts said yesterday.   With population set to double in the MENA region over the next 40 years and per capita water...
Environment & Energy | Friday 27 November, 2015 4:40 am
Over 400 attendees from across the GCC had gathered across two days to attend the 4th Annual Middle East Smart Lighting and Energy Summit 2015, held under the patronage of the Abu Dhabi City Municipality. H.E Eng. Zahra Al Aboudi, Undersecretary at the Ministry of Public Works inaugurated the...
Oil price trades near three-month low
Environment & Energy | Saturday 21 November, 2015 5:31 am
Brent crude oil futures gained some ground on Friday but remained near three-month lows as the pressure of a persistent supply glut limited optimism for a price recovery. Brent crude struggled to hold onto small gains as the overhang that has cut prices by more than 10 percent this month...
Capital gets ready for winter rains
Environment & Energy | Saturday 21 November, 2015 5:27 am
 A thick blanket of cloud enveloped the city's skyline for most of the day on Friday, making it a perfect weekend after a long spell of sultry heat in the capital. The overcast sky made the day pleasant for Riyadh residents, reducing the temperature to the lowest level seen so far this...
Oil price slump should not stop investments: Al-Naimi
Environment & Energy | Friday 20 November, 2015 2:26 pm
Saudi Arabia has called for sustained investment in new output capacity despite the slump in world prices. Ali Al-Naimi, minister for petroleum and mineral resources, said global production lost four million barrels per day due to natural depreciation and predicted an increase in demand of one...
World Future Energy Summit Puts International Spotlight on Renewable Energy
Environment & Energy | Thursday 19 November, 2015 1:13 pm
Meeting all stated renewable energy targets in GCC countries would save 4 billion barrels of oil and reduce emissions by 1.2 gigatonnes between now and 2030, according to new figures revealed by the Abu Dhabi-based International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) ahead of the upcoming World Future...
International Water Summit 2016 Brings MENA Water Security into Focus
Environment & Energy | Thursday 19 November, 2015 3:45 am
The International Water Summit (IWS) 2016 is set to attract global experts, decision makers, and business innovators to address the impending water demand and supply gap in the Middle East, and the challenges and opportunities for ensuring water sustainability in the region.   According...
Solar-powered Makkah smart city the future: Al-Bar
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 18 November, 2015 4:43 am
The Mayoralty is taking steady and solid steps to transform Makkah into smart city making use of solar power and other alternative energy resources, said Mayor Dr. Osama Al-Bar. “We’ll do everything possible to prevent wastage of energy, which is one of smart city’s...
GE highlights transformative software service solutions for industrial plants
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 17 November, 2015 2:34 pm
GE Power (NYSE: GE) is providing transformative software service solutions for industrial plants in the energy sector through its partnerships with RasGas in Qatar and Engro, Sapphire and Saif in Pakistan.    The industrial internet solutions by GE are powered by Predix, the...
Atlantic renewable energy solutions:  A global offer to the Middle East
Environment & Energy | Sunday 15 November, 2015 3:00 pm
ATLANTIC, The French leading indoor comfort solutions provider in Europe, strengthens its position of leader at BIG 5 Dubai, displaying a global multi-energy solution responding to the specific needs of EMEA Region.    The widest multi-energy DHW offer From solar to heat pump and ...
Taj Dhabi awarded two new developments in KAFD
Taj Dhabi awarded two new developments in KAFD
Tuesday 28 November, 2023 10:30