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Dubai Adds 200MW Solar Energy, Increasing Clean Energy Share To 4% of Installed Capacity
Environment & Energy | Monday 7 May, 2018 11:30 am
HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has inaugurated the 200 megawatt (MW) first stage of the 800MW third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park. Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) is implementing the...
Saudi Aramco awards 16 local firm deals worth $7 billion
Environment & Energy | Sunday 6 May, 2018 3:48 am
Saudi Aramco said on Saturday it awarded 16 local companies deals worth more than 26 billion riyals ($6.93 billion) as part of a drive to expand the kingdom’s industrial base and manufacture a bigger share of products domestically.   The 10-year purchase agreements, signed on May...
Saudi Arabian bourse to ensure Aramco’s weighting in index is not too big
Environment & Energy | Thursday 3 May, 2018 2:47 am
Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange will ensure the weighting of national oil giant Saudi Aramco in its main stock index is not too large when the company lists its shares, the exchange’s chief executive said on Wednesday. “We have technical ways to address this issue,” Khalid...
Siemens presents the future of power and water in Muscat
Environment & Energy | Monday 30 April, 2018 3:45 pm
At the 4th Oman Energy and Water Conference and Exhibition, organized by the Public Authority for Electricity and Water in partnership with Omanexpo, from April 30 to May 2, Siemens is highlighting today the future of the power and water industry by showcasing comprehensive...
Baker Hughes, a GE company sets milestone with 10,000 drill bits manufactured in Saudi Arabia
Environment & Energy | Sunday 29 April, 2018 3:26 pm
Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE) has set a new milestone in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with its Drill Bit Manufacturing Plant in Dhahran producing over 10,000 drills bits since 2011. While about 36 percent of the polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) drill bits are supplied to Saudi Aramco, the...
Saudi Arabia gets 1st solar-powered gas station
Environment & Energy | Sunday 29 April, 2018 11:07 am
Saudi Arabia’s first solar-powered gas station has just been opened in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. The inauguration comes on the heels of the Kingdom’s switching on its drive towards solar power, kicked of in February with the Ministry of Energy’s announcement of a solar...
Saudi youth on mission to clean up Red Sea
Environment & Energy | Saturday 28 April, 2018 7:00 am
The Red Sea offers much for divers to discover — corals, marine life, pearls and more — but they also see the plastic bottles, old furniture and fishing tools that impact marine life and kill coral reefs. Three Saudi youth initiatives have raised awareness of the problem by marking...
Saudi Aramco Co-Hosts ‘Governance in Focus’  Forum with the Pearl Initiative
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 25 April, 2018 4:24 pm
Saudi Aramco co-hosted the “Governance in Focus” forum with the Pearl Initiative at the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC) in Riyadh, under the patronage of His Excellency Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources. Addressing an...
Game Changing technologies take centre stage at  (ME Static)
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 25 April, 2018 1:49 am
The oil and gas industry has long recognised the importance of understanding and influencing the role of innovation and technological advancements for static equipment.  As the equipment’s performance is key to increased profitability, experts who gathered at the Middle East Static...
Siemens to add 700 MW to Rumaila power plant in Iraq
Environment & Energy | Sunday 22 April, 2018 1:00 pm
As Iraq seeks to rebuild its power infrastructure, Siemens is supporting the country with upgrading one of its largest gas-fired power plants. The company has won a contract to add 700 megawatts (MW) to the Rumaila Gas Power Plant, which currently has a power generation capacity of 1500 MW. Siemens ...
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