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RetrofitTech Dubai  Summit reveals ambitious new energy efficiency targets set in Dubai
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 11 April, 2018 2:37 pm
More than 1 million Tons of Carbon Dioxide will be abated by 2030 and 1.7 TWh of electricity will be saved by the same year in Dubai - according to the new targets revealed by Dubai’s Etihad Energy Services Company, Etihad ESCO, at the 4th annual RetrofitTech Dubai Summit & Awards which...
Abu Dhabi Launches Six Historic Oil and Gas Licensing Opportunities
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 11 April, 2018 8:11 am
The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced as part of Abu Dhabi’s first ever block licensing strategy and on behalf of the Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC), the details of the initial round of six geographical oil and gas blocks open for bidding. This follows the announcement...
Aramco, Total sign MoU to build petrochemical complex in Jubail
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 11 April, 2018 4:21 am
During the official visit to Paris by Saudi Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, deputy premier and minister of defense, Saudi Aramco and Total signed a memorandum of understanding to build a giant petrochemical complex in Jubail, Saudi Arabia. The complex will be integrated downstream of the...
Saudi Aramco to sign $10 bln of deals in France
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 10 April, 2018 6:30 am
Saudi Aramco will sign eight deals worth $10 billion with French firms on Tuesday, the chief executive of the state-run oil giant said on Monday — the main contracts expected to be sealed during Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s visit to France. The crown prince, who is behind...
GE Renewable Energy to develop with Mass Energy Group its first wind farm project in Jordan
Environment & Energy | Monday 9 April, 2018 10:35 am
GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced that it will provide its latest generation of 3.6-137m wind turbines to Mass Energy Group Holding, a subsidiary of Mass Global, to develop a 100 MW Mass Wind project in the country.  This clean energy project will meet the power requirements of...
SABIC-MCC joint venture starts output
Environment & Energy | Thursday 5 April, 2018 2:50 am
SABIC announced the successful completion of the pilot operation of the Methyl Methacrylate Monomer (MMA) and Poly Methyl Methacrylate (PMMA) plants and the commencement of commercial operations. Abdulrahman Al-Fageeh, SABIC Executive Vice President, Petrochemicals, said “our...
‘Excellence Award’ in water sector launched in Saudi Arabia
Environment & Energy | Sunday 1 April, 2018 3:32 am
The first water exhibition held recently at the InterContinental Hotel in Riyadh concluded with a number of researches and recommendations presented during the workshops which were attended by a number of academics, specialists and researchers in the water sector related to the latest techniques in ...
Saudi Arabia to become major solar power exporter under new plan
Environment & Energy | Saturday 31 March, 2018 3:00 am
Saudi Arabia has unveiled plans to transform its solar power production, in line with the Vision 2030 strategy to diversify the country’s economy and end its reliance on oil. Under the Solar Power Project Plan 2030, the Kingdom expects to produce 200 gigawatts of the solar power by 2030,...
California looks to Saudi Arabia for desalination expertise
Environment & Energy | Friday 30 March, 2018 5:35 am
As water shortages become a reality across the globe, authorities in drought-prone areas are looking to Saudi Arabia’s desalination industry for inspiration. The Kingdom produces more desalinated water than any other nation, with 27 plants transforming sea brine into five million cubic...
Saudi Aramco finalizes refinery deal with Malaysia’s Petronas
Environment & Energy | Thursday 29 March, 2018 9:00 am
Saudi Aramco finalized a deal on Wednesday with Malaysian state energy company Petroliam Nasional Berhad (Petronas) to invest in a refinery project off Malaysia. The Saudi oil giant agreed in February last year to buy a $7 billion stake in Petronas’ Petrochemical Integrated Development...
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