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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...
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...