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Masdar and EDF to establish joint venture energy services company
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 11 September, 2019 2:58 pm
Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (Masdar), a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company, and French low-carbon electricity leader EDF have signed an agreement to establish a 50:50 joint venture energy services company (ESCO). At a special ceremony at the World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi today,...
Aramco ready for foreign float alongside primary domestic listing
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 11 September, 2019 1:22 am
Saudi Aramco is primed to float on international markets to complement a planned domestic initial public offering (IPO) which has been selected as its primary listing, the state oil giant's chief executive said on Tuesday. An IPO of Saudi Aramco would happen "very soon", Amin...
Saudi Arabia names new energy minister in Royal Decree
Environment & Energy | Sunday 8 September, 2019 12:55 am
Saudi Arabia early on Sunday named Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman as the country’s new energy minister. A royal decree removed Khalid Al-Falih from his position as Saudi Arabia energy minister. Yasir Al-Rumayyan, governor of Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, was appointed...
Emicool champions sustainable business; becomes GCC’s first district cooling company with ISO 26000
Environment & Energy | Sunday 8 September, 2019 12:37 am
Emirates District Cooling LLC [Emicool] – a leading district cooling service provider in the region and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments PJSC, has been conferred with the fourth ISO certification – ISO 26000:2010.    Emicool was marked the first district...
Abu Dhabi Department of Energy unveils participation agenda in 24th World Energy Congress
Environment & Energy | Saturday 7 September, 2019 2:42 am
 The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) – host and sponsor of the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC), taking place in the UAE capital on September 9-12, 2019 – has unveiled the agenda for its participation in the event’s activities. The Department’s leading objective ...
The Sustainable City signs a strategic partnership agreement 
with Arab International Investor Forum 2019
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 4 September, 2019 12:59 pm
The Sustainable City, the Middle East’s first fully-operational sustainable community, has signed a strategic partnership with the Arab International Investor Forum, set to take place on 17thand 18thSeptember, which aims to promote efforts of individuals and companies in supporting a greener...
World Heavy Oil Congress And Exhibition Emphasizes on Effective And Sustainable Production Of Heavy Oil Fields
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 3 September, 2019 3:30 am
The 2019 edition of the World Heavy Oil Congress & Exhibition (WHOC) in Oman has officially opened. For the next three days, over 500 international industry professionals and experts will connect, discuss, and deliberate fostering global collaboration for a fitter heavy oil...
Qassim to host 1st International Hackathon for Agricultural Technology
Environment & Energy | Sunday 1 September, 2019 5:16 pm
King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST)  will launch the first Qassim International Hackathon for Agricultural Technology, Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The event, which will kick off in Qassim region on 26 September, is considered the largest of its kind in the...
Dme Auctions: November Oman Cargo Sold At Osp +$0.18
Environment & Energy | Sunday 1 September, 2019 1:24 pm
Oman’s Ministry of Oil and Gas (MOG) sold a cargo of Oman blend crude via DME Auctions, achieving a strongpremium above the Official Selling Price (OSP) which reflects the current strength of the Middle East crude oil market, particularly in Oman.   The 2-million-barrel cargo...
Global maritime leaders set for big Dubai event
Environment & Energy | Sunday 1 September, 2019 4:28 am
The Dubai Maritime City Authority, DMCA, has completed its preparations ahead of hosting the UAE Maritime Week 2019, held under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, as part of the enhanced efforts to...