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Regional Lighting Market Continues to Shine as Leading Global Player's Line Up for Light Middle East 2017…

GCC LED lighting market estimated to comprise about 38% of the total lighting market in 2015 Dubai, U.A.E: The increase in global demand for lighting solutions, with an emphasis on energy efficient sources, is reshaping the lighting industry, while the continued market expansion in the region puts the Middle East in the spotlight as global majors target Light Middle East 2017. The leading trade, networking and business generating event for the lighting design and technology industry in the region, Light Middle East returns to Dubai later this year, larger and more representative than ever before. Organisers Messe Frankfurt Middle East, are expecting the show to open at least 10% larger than the previous edition in terms of both area and number of exhibitors, underlining the increasing appeal of the region to global ......read more

Beat The Heat – Six Tips to Save Energy and Reduce Bills During Summer…

  *Article written by Christopher EL Khouri, Mechanical Engineer at DC PRO Engineering, a recognized world leader in the fields of District Energy, and regional pioneer in sustainable Green Building MEP Design     19 July 2017     With the increase of the temperatures in the GCC during the summer season, higher electric demand load will put pressure on air conditioning equipment in homes and offices around the city. DC PRO Engineering’s Christopher El Khouri provides six tips to reduce unnecessary energy consumption and keep bills down during the summer - and keep the environment happy.    Reduce electrical consumption in peak load hours (14:30-15:30). Daily summer temperatures are highest between 14.30 and 15.30. Consequently, air conditioning equipment consumes much ......read more

ADNOC Distribution Opens Seah Al Saram Service Station in Fujairah…

Abu Dhabi, 15 July, 2017:  ADNOC Distribution has announced the opening of Seah Al Saram Service Station in Fujairah, taking the total number of service stations in its network to 460 across the country.  The latest addition to the network demonstrates the company’s sustained efforts to meet the growing demand for its high-quality products and services in the UAE.  Located on Martyrs Street near the area of Dibba Al Hosn, the service station consists of five islands with 8 dispensers offering E-Plus 91, Special 95, Super 98 and Green Diesel. The station has sufficient fuelling capacity to serve 16 vehicles simultaneously. Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, said: "The new Seah Al Saram service station further expands our comprehensive service station network ......read more

ADWEA Leadership Witnesses Progress of UAE's Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program…

ADWEA leadership delegation visits Barakah and receives update on commissioning activities of Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Peaceful nuclear energy will become a major provider of sustainable energy for the Nation Tour of Units 2, 3 and 4 demonstrate major construction progress and preparations for quality nuclear operations Tour demonstrated alignment with highest nuclear quality and safety standards  Abu Dhabi, UAE – 08 July 2017:  His Excellency Dr. Saif Al Seiari, Acting Director General, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), as well as senior leaders from ADWEA were hosted by ENEC’s Chief Executive Officer, Mohamed Al Hammadi, and executive management, during a visit to the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant. The delegation was given a tour of Unit 1, which is now in the ......read more

ADNOC Distribution Opens Al Meedan Service Station in Sharjah…

ADNOC Distribution is the sole distributor of petroleum products in the Emirate  ADNOC Distribution’s service station network in Sharjah receives over 250,000 vehicles every day ADNOC Distribution operates 89 service stations in Sharjah   Abu Dhabi, 08 July, 2017: ADNOC Distribution, the sole distributor of petroleum products in the Emirate of Sharjah through its comprehensive service station network, has announced the further consolidation of its presence in the Emirate with the opening of Al Meedan Service Station.    Located on Al Zahra Street adjacent to Government House Square in Sharjah, the new facility is part of the company’s continuous commitment to meet the growing demand for its high-quality products and services across the UAE.    The latest addition to ......read more

Empower and partners of the UN initiative “District Energy in Cities” sign Global Cooperation Agreement at International District Energy Association (IDEA) Annual Conference in USA…

The Global Cooperation Agreement brings together countries such as Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Germany (European Union), Japan, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America  Dubai, UAE, 1 July 2017:  In an effort to enhance the conservational impact and development of district cooling in the UAE, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider and a member of the Board of Directors of International District Energy Association(IDEA); and partners of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) District Energy in Cities Initiative, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), a Global Cooperation Agreement at the 108th IDEA Annual Conference & Tradeshow held in Scottsdale, U.S.A, from 26 to 29 June ......read more

Kuwait Oil Tanker Company awards GAC Fujairah husbandry contract…

Covers KOTC vessels in Fujairah, Khor Fakkan and Singapore Fujairah, UAE July 1, 2017:  GAC Fujairah has been awarded a husbandry contract by the Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) to provide ship supply services, spare parts handling and a range of other logistical services to its vessels arriving in Fujairah, Khor Fakkan and Singapore anchorage.  As part of global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC Group, GAC Fujairah worked in close cooperation with the Middle East Regional Office in Dubai and GAC Singapore to secure the deal. Under the contract, the GAC team is set to handle approximately 450 jobs a year, a figure which is likely to grow as the KOTC fleet expands. This is the third time GAC Fujairah is appointed by KOTC to provide husbandry services to its vessels. A KOTC senior management ......read more

Empower Presents Best Practices and Innovations at International District Energy Association's (IDEA) Annual Conference & Tradeshow in United States…

Ahmad Bin Shafar presented his views and opinions on the pace of change in the district cooling industry during the ‘Global Leaders Plenary Panel Discussion’   Dubai, UAE, 28 June 2017: Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, shared some of its latest best practices and innovations at the International District Energy Association’s (IDEA) 108th Annual Conference & Tradeshow held in Scottsdale, USA,from26 to 29 June2017.    “District Cooling has emerged as one of the best solutions to meet energy efficiency needs in response to global warming. The UAE has made considerable progress in this field and it was a pleasure to share and exchange some of the best practices and innovations ......read more

ADNOC Distribution Opens Abu Dhabi's Mahawi North Service Station…

Abu Dhabi, 28 June, 2017: ADNOC Distribution recently opened the Mahawi North service station, located in the Mahawi area on the Abu Dhabi – Al Ain highway. This new addition takes the total number of stations in Abu Dhabi city and its suburbs to 98 service station and 10 ADNOC Xpress.  Throughout 6 islands and 12 dispensers; Mahawi service station will offer its customers with an around-clock conventional refueling services of fuel; E-Plus 91, special 95 and Super 98 as well as Green Diesel. In the future, the station will add natural gas for vehicles (NGV) facilities. Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, said: "The opening of these two new service stations represents the latest stage in ADNOC Distribution’s overall expansion strategy aimed at meeting growing energy ......read more

InSinkErator contributes to UAE State of Energy Report for third consecutive year…

Dubai 20 June 2017:  InSinkErator, a business unit of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), the inventor and the world's largest manufacturer of food waste disposers for home and commercial use,  has been included by the Ministry of Energy for the third consecutive year, in the 2017 UAE State of Energy Report. InSinkErator was recognized for this contribution during the Ministry of Energy’s annual iftar.  Engineers at InSinkErator have identified that a 10 watt LED lightbulb could be powered for 17 hours by one pound of food. The conclusion is that by putting food waste directly into a digester or using disposers to divert food waste from landfills to advanced wastewater treatment plants is not only environmentally responsible but also makes commercial sense. In a system where biogas is captured for energy and the bio-solid ......read more

ADNOC Distribution Incorporates More Customer-Focused Features in its Enhanced Mobile App…

Abu Dhabi, 18 June, 2017: ADNOC Distribution’s has announced that an updated version of its free-to-download mobile app is now available for customers, suppliers and the public. The upgraded app serves as a one-stop-shop for all ADNOC Distribution’s consumer-focused services. Comprehensive and friendly to use, the free mobile app enables customers to engage, interact, explore and stay-up-to date with ADNOC Distribution’s latest facilities and information. Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, said: “We are delighted to offer an improved user-friendly design and an expanded range of useful functionalities through our upgraded app. We have focused on ease of use for our customers and have introduced an online account management facility for ADNOC Smart and Rahal ......read more

ICT Energy Efficiency Discussed in Dubai…

Dubai, 15 June, 2017:  As the region’s countries continue to inch closer to establishing knowledge-based economies and ICT becomes an integral part of everyday life, Dubai hosted the ICT Energy Efficiency Summit 2017, a two-day event that highlighted the latest innovations that drastically reduce energy consumption. Organized by Huawei, the Summit saw over 100 high-profile delegates representing the ICT industry in the region, including local operators Etisalat and du, as well as regional players including STC and Vodafone. The event also saw the participation of policy makers, regional authorities and industry analysts.  The Summit highlighted topics include the road to smart ICT facilities, reducing operating expenditure (OPEX), solar energy applications in the ICT industry and ways to a green, connected ......read more

Gulf Energy Maritime Signed AED275 Million Shari'ah-Compliant Facility with Dubai Islamic Bank…

15 June 2017 - Dubai, UAE: Gulf Energy Maritime (GEM), the Middle East's leading independent commercial product tanker operator has signed an AED275 million Shari'ah-compliant facility with Dubai Islamic Bank (DIB), the largest Islamic bank in the UAE.  The agreement marks the first time GEM has raised funding of this kind through Islamic finance. Commenting on the new terms, GEM CEO Ahmed Essa Hareb Al Falahi said: “The seven year facility is the first deal between GEM and Dubai Islamic Bank, the closing of this agreement is part of a long-term relationship with the bank as we look to extend our association. Providing custom-made services will assist the company to meet objectives to provide safe, high quality and economical operation of vessels and optimise shareholder value as well the purchase of new ......read more

Petrofac Secures Five-Year Training Agreement with Kuwait Oil Company…

13 June 2017 Petrofac has agreed a five-year relationship with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC) for the provision of specialist technical training and competency development services.  The contract, which is valued at more than US$35 million, was secured following a competitive tendering process and is effective immediately. The work will be undertaken within Kuwait by the Training Services team who form part of Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services division.  Petrofac will support KOC in reviewing and updating its competency systems and will develop and deliver technical training programmes to enhance the capability of its operations and maintenance personnel.   Karim Osseiran, Vice President, Training Services, Engineering & Production Services, East said: “This is a highly innovative, ......read more

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano Commends Russia's Role in the Development of the Global Nuclear Power Generation Market and Non-Energy Peaceful Nuclear Applications…

On June 1-3, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano inspected several Russian nuclear facilities as part of his visit to the St Petersburg International Economic Forum. On June 3, Mr. Amano visited the Leningrad Nuclear Power Plant, where he was introduced to the operation of the revamped power units and inspected the new launch-ready Generation 3+ VVER-1200 unit of the NPP.  During his visit, Mr. Amano expressed his high opinion of the Leningrad BPP’s safety systems, commenting that the new power unit comes originally equipped with additional protection systems compared to earlier projects. ‘The VVER-1200 unit’s multi-level produces a very powerful impression – in the event one system fails, another comes into effect, which is very correctly done,’ Mr. Amano noted. Earlier, on June 1, Mr. Amano ......read more

Technical Committee of 3rd Emirates Energy Award (EEA) Holds Its 1st Meeting to Review Participations…

Dubai, UAE, 12 June 2017: The technical committee of the Emirates Energy Award (EEA), which organised under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, under the theme “Innovative solutions for clean energy”, held its first meeting in the headquarter of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE). The meeting was led by Dr. Eassa Al Bastaki, chairman of the technical committee, in addition to the committee members, Saeed Al Abbar, Chairman of Emirates GBC, Habiba Al Marashi, Chairperson of the Emirates Environmental Group, Taher Diab, Secretary General of EEA, technical committee coordinator among other assessors experts. Members of the committee reviewed during the meeting the applications received by Dubai Supreme Council of Energy to participate ......read more

Empower's ‘Smile at 24 Degrees' Campaign Set to Drive Optimal Utility Savings for District Cooling Consumers…

For the fourth year in a row: The campaign aims to reduce the energy consumption through optimal temperature setting  Dubai, UAE, 11 June 2017: As the mercury rises, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has launched its nationwide summer campaign – ‘Smile at 24 degrees’. The campaign will be running for three months and it aims to reduce the energy consumption through optimal temperature setting, which will help to save the environment, energy, future for the generations to come, as well as save on energy bills. To put simple ideas into action, Empower ran a pre-summer preparation campaign titled ‘8 Step Summer Campaign’ to  ensure accuracy, efficiency and reliability of the usage of district cooling ......read more

Petrofac secures framework agreement with Petroleum Development Oman…

Dubai, UAE, June 8, 2017:  Petrofac has secured a long-term Framework Agreement (FA) with Petroleum Development Oman PDO) for the provision of Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EP+Cm) Support Services for major oil and gas projects.  The Agreement, which is for ten years with an additional five-year option, builds upon a three-year programme of EP+Cm support contract delivery Petrofac has undertaken on behalf of PDO. Future projects undertaken through the FA will be supported by Petrofac’s Muscat office for technical delivery and to ensure sustainable in-country value is generated.   Craig Muir, Group Managing Director, Engineering and Production Services, Petrofac said: “This is a landmark agreement between our two companies and marks a new level of collaboration between PDO and ......read more

A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute Launches, with the Aim of Helping GCC Governments and Business Leaders Navigate a Rapidly Changing Energy Landscape…

The new A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute will develop and share technological, economical, and forward-looking insights on energy transition Dubai, 07 June, 2017 - In a world where energy consumption results in 66% of global greenhouse gas emissions, senior leaders in the public and private sectors need to find ways to navigate a rapidly changing energy landscape while meeting increased pressure to combat climate change and keep global warming below the 2o target, says A.T. Kearney.    “UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait offer large opportunities for the advancement of sustainable energy projects,” commented Kurt Oswald, lead partner of the A.T. Kearney Utilities Practice in the Middle East and board member of the A.T. Kearney Energy Transition Institute.   The UAE has taken huge strides and made ......read more

Empower Launches Bills Payment Facility Through Emirates NBDATM/CDMs…

  The new service will allow Empower’s customers to know the outstanding balance and make the payment of their district cooling consumption bills at all ENBD ATMs and CDMs across the UAE. Dubai, UAE, 7 June 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, launched payment facility for its customers through Emirates NBD (ENBD) bank’s ATMs and CDMs across the country. The new service is part of wider customer relation management (CRM) initiatives now being implemented by Empower. The new service will allow Empower’s more than 65,000 customers to perform almost all the activities related to their district cooling consumption bills, such as viewing the outstanding amount, statements, making payments and getting a receipt at ENBD’s ......read more

UK Electrical Safety Body to Open in Dubai as GCC Authorities Look to Minimise Fire Incidents…

NICEIC – British training and safety body for electrical contractors to help GCC authorities tackle high incidence of building fires caused by electrical faults Dubai, UAE, 6th June 2017: - NICEIC, the UK’s electrical contracting industry’s independent voluntary regulatory body for electrical installation safety throughout the UK, is to establish a regional base in Dubai. The expansion of NICEIC’s services comes after the introduction of Dubai’s new fire code in January 2017, which mandates third party independent inspections, strict accountability and a number of fines for non-compliance or a breach of standards.  Electrical faults are the most common cause of fire across the GCC. A study by Dubai Statistics Centre revealed 22% of fires between 2011 and 2013 were caused by electrical faults ......read more

Schneider Electric Announces EcoStruxure Power, Redefines Power Distribution with Unparalleled Efficiency and Reliability Gains…

Latest addition to IoT-enabled EcoStruxure™ architecture leverages advances in power distribution to improve operational and energy efficiency  Delivers safer, more reliable and efficient power in large and critical buildings and infrastructures Simplifies building management, tracks and reduces energy costs and improves asset and maintenance efficiency in small and medium buildings Dubai, UAE – June 05, 2017 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced the introduction of EcoStruxure Power, a digital architecture for energy management in buildings that delivers significantly enhanced value to professionals in the power industry, including contractors, consulting engineers, panel builders and their end customers. With open integration, real-time ......read more

Empower Focuses on ‘Supporting Implementation' at 3rd Annual Partners Meeting of the ‘Global District Energy in Cities' Initiative in Paris…

  The meeting was held to review the assessment results of the introduction of district cooling in countries as Bosnia, Herzegovina, Chile, China, India, Serbia and Morocco among many others. Dubai, UAE, 31 May 2017: With an aim to promote sustainable development of cities through energy efficiency, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, participated in the 3rd Annual Partners Meeting of the ‘Global District Energy in Cities’ initiative by United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment), which was held on 30thMay, at United Nations (UN) Environment offices in Paris. In the presence of Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, the 3rd Annual Partners Meeting focused on ‘Supporting Implementation’ at various cities. In addition, ......read more

ADNOC Distribution Opens Two New Service Stations in Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah…

Abu Dhabi, 31 May, 2017: ADNOC Distribution has announced the opening of two new service stations in Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah, taking the total number of service stations in its UAE-wide network to 447: these include 347 stations dedicated to vehicles and boats and 100 stations serving specialised sectors.  The newly opened stations are the Tawazun service station in the Al Ajban area of Abu Dhabi and the Ras Al Khaimah Marine service station - a land and marine service station in Ras Al Khaimah. Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, said: "The opening of these two new service stations represents the latest stage in ADNOC Distribution’s overall expansion strategy aimed at meeting growing energy demand from various sectors in the UAE.” "Since the beginning of ......read more

Schneider Electric Makes Industry Simpler and More Profitable with EcoStruxure for Industry…

  Open IIoT approach helps customers digitize and bring new levels of intelligence, decision making capabilities, productivity and efficiency across multiple industries Next-generation System Platform 2017 sets new standard for operational excellence, situational awareness and actionable intelligence, can be built on any hardware or software regardless of age or manufacturer  Brings together industry’s broadest portfolio in one architecture to deliver end-to-end operational efficiency with more dynamic control for better business results  Dubai, UAE – May 31, 2017 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has announced a significant step forward in its ability to help its industrial customers remove complexity, leverage open technology and experience ......read more

Other Top Stories from Energy, Oil & Gas
 
GAC Bunker Fuels and ENOC Global Marine sign exclusive sales & distribution agreement…

Turnkey logistics & sales support in South African market Athens, 7 June 2016 – Global shipping, logistics and marine services provider GAC has announced an exclusive partnership between its bunker fuels trading arm GAC Bunker Fuels (GBFL) and ENOC Global Marine. Under the agreement, which was announced during the Posidonia international shipping event in Athens, GBFL has been ......read more

Record growth in renewable energy, especially in developing countries – new report…

UAE, Abu Dhabi – 6th June, 2016:   A new report by REN21 shows record growth in renewable energy generating capacity, especially in developing countries. According to the REN21 Renewables 2016 Global Status Report, these results were driven by several factors: Renewables are now cost competitive with fossil fuels in many markets; Government leadership continues to play a key ......read more

Sustainability Made Easy…

How you can improve your sustainability efforts Sustainability self assessment tool launched on World Environment Day to encourage entities to assess and identify opportunities for improving sustainability efforts Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Get the most out of your sustainability efforts. World Environment Day was marked by the introduction of an online sustainability self-assessment ......read more

ENEC takes important step in launch of world-class nuclear operating subsidiary – Nawah…

ENEC Board of Directors appoints Mohammed Sahoo AlSuwaidi as Nawah acting CEO Abu Dhabi, UAE – June 5, 2016:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced today the initiation of the formation of its operating subsidiary, Nawah Energy Company (Nawah). A wholly-owned ENEC subsidiary, Nawah has been mandated to safely operate and maintain Units 1 to 4 in Barakah in ......read more

IRENA Joins Public/Private Sector Initiative to Boost Corporate Sourcing of Renewables…

Dubai, UAE, June 4, 2016:  Governments and private sector corporations will collaborate to scale up renewable energy in support of the Paris Agreement under a campaign launched today at the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM) meeting in San Francisco. The Corporate Sourcing of Renewables Campaign will build partnerships to increase the number of companies committed to sourcing ......read more

IoT 2020: Schneider Electric Issues PredictionsBased on New Global Study…

CompanypredictsIoT will trigger nextwaveof enterprise digital transformation Forward-looking GCC governments encourage industries and businesses to get IoT-ready and leverageits uses towardsenergymanagement Dubai, UAE, May 29, 2016: Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, recentlyunveiledits IoT 2020 Business Report, outlining the company’s ......read more

‘Smart' Efficiency Key to a Resilient Offshore Sector, urge Industry Experts…

GCC Countries Look Offshore to Boost Oil and Gas Production; Abu Dhabi On Track with USD 25 Billion Offshore Investment ADIPEC 2016 Prepares to Host Region’s Largest Waterfront Offshore & Marine Zone, with more than 100 Exhibitors  Global Offshore Drilling Rigs Industry Expected to Reach USD 102 Billion by 2019: Industry Report Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24 May 2016 – ......read more

IRENA Celebrates First Five Years, Looks Ahead to Next Five…

On the eve of IRENA’s 11th Council meeting, IRENA celebrates five years of advancing the renewable energy solution Abu Dhabi, UAE, May 24, 2016 – Tonight at its headquarters in Masdar City, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) gathered Member State representatives, international stakeholders and local leaders to celebrate its fifth year of operations. Since its first ......read more

Second Smart Home Show Wraps-up on High Note…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: May 23, 2016 – Smart Home Show, a unique event dedicated to promoting energy conservation in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, brought the curtains down on a highly successful second edition at Al Ain Convention Centre that drew thousands of visitors across a four-day run. Organized by Al Ain Distribution Company (AADC), the event received high interest from various segments of ......read more

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development launches unique public utility sector training and support programme ...…

  The initiative is to be delivered in partnership with the Federal Electricity and Water Authority (FEWA), global experts in utility matters  Programme represents a new chapter in international development approach by Abu Dhabi Fund for Development that represents cutting-edge international thinking  Abu Dhabi, May 22, 2016 : The Abu Dhabi Fund for ......read more

Enova Announces Ambitious Expansion with MOU Signing and New Leadership…

New Era for Leading Energy and Facilities Management Services Company        Dubai, UAE, May 19, 2016:   Enova, one of the region’s leading providers of multi-technical and energy management services, has announced a major expansion plan with the signing of an MOU between Enova’s two shareholders: Veolia and Majid Al Futtaim Ventures.  On the same day, ......read more

Petroleum distribution companies in the UAE are not providing vehicle fuel delivery outside of ...…

Abu Dhabi, Dubai-UAE: 18 May, 2016 –  Abu Dhabi National Oil Distribution Company (ADNOC Distribution), Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat) and Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) confirm that news reports recently published on some websites and social media platforms announcing the launch of a new fuel delivery service in the UAE are false. This statement comes after ......read more

The Dubai Green Economy Partnership showcases the efforts from the Public and Private sector to ...…

Latest Green Leadership Series Discusses Outcomes of Paris Agreement and its Impact on Public- Private Partnerships in the UAE Dubai United Arab Emirates: In line with the UAE’s signing of the Paris Agreement at the Climate Conference COP21, the latest edition of Dubai Green Leadership Series (GLS) organized by Dubai Science Park and Dubai Green Economy Partnership discussed ways to ......read more

Oil and Gas Leaders Evaluate Opportunities and New Technologies at Middle East-Pipetech Conference…

The exclusive conference unleashed best practices and innovative techniques to optimize the life of oil & gas pipeline community.  Abu Dhabi, May 17th 2016:  Tackling pipeline design, engineering and project challenges, key stakeholders of the Oil and Gas industry evaluated opportunities offered by new lucrative markets and emerging technologies at the Middle East Pipetech ......read more

ENEC Board of Directors Approves Formation of Nawah Energy Company…

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 17 May 2016: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) announced the approval by the ENEC Board of Directors of the formation of Nawah Energy Company (Nawah) as ENEC’s wholly-owned operating subsidiary. Nawah will be mandated by ENEC to safely operate and maintain Barakah Units 1-4. The ENEC Board of Directors mandated ENEC management to proceed with the ......read more

Schneider Electric Launches PowerTag®, the simplest and most accessible way to monitor and secure ...…

Smallest wireless power meter which revolutionizes energy meters in electrical panels now available in the Gulf Dubai, UAE, May 16, 2016 –  Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, has launched PowerTag®, the smallest wireless power meter available, designed to enhance the monitoring and security of electrical assets, in the Gulf ......read more

ADNOC Distribution Signs a Fifty-year Mustaha Agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports…

Operations will commence in the new location by the beginning of 2022 Abu Dhabi-UAE: 16 May, 2016 –  In line with Abu Dhabi Vision 2030, which is aimed at creating an effective shift in the Emirate’s economy and to achieve greater integration with the global economy; ADNOC Distribution and Abu Dhabi Ports  signed a Mustaha agreement yesterday. The new agreement aims to ......read more

AlMansoori makes High Profile Appoints…

Dubai, UAE, May 14, 2016:  AlMansoori, the leader in oilfield services in the Middle East, has enhanced its senior management team with the appointment of three key personnel to its operations. Mousa Kiwan has been appointed as corporate supply chain manager for AlMansoori Specialized Engineering, while Erhan Saygi has been announced as marketing and integrated service manager for ......read more

PwC surveyreports how 'lower for longer' oil prices are impacting the capital project and ...…

65% of respondents expect to spend less on projects than last year Dubai, UAE, May 11, 2016:  According to a new survey released by PwC Middle East, capital projects and infrastructure has been greatly impacted by slowdowns and deferrals of government spending as a result of ‘lower for longer’  oil prices. PwC Middle East’s survey titled “Delivering ......read more

ENEC to Host Public Forums on Nuclear Energy in Abu Dhabi and in the Western Region Next Week…

- ENEC CEO, Mohamed Al Hammadi and senior officials to host forums to highlight the importance of nuclear energy and the progress being made at the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant Abu Dhabi, UAE – May 11, 2016: Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) will host public forums at Baynounah Institute of Science and Technology, in Abu Dhabi’s Western Region on Monday 16th May, ......read more

GCC SERVICES Wins Top HSE Excellence Awards 2016…

Dubai, UAE, May 9, 2016:  GCC SERVICES was named the Gold Award winner for the fourth consecutive year in the Facility and Maintenance category of the American Society of Safety Engineers Gulf Cooperation Council Health, Safety and Environment (ASSE-GCC HSE) Excellence Award 2016. GCC SERVICES has won this prestigious award in recognition of excellence in the fields of health and safety, CSR ......read more

ADNOC Distribution Honours Winners of HSE Award 2015…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: May 07, 2016 – Committed to encourage several of its departments, ADNOC Distribution held its annual ceremony yesterday to award the winners of its third Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Award programme. This year’s initiative saw an increase of 57% from last year, having had 58 submissions this year as opposed to 37 last year.  The ceremony was attended by ......read more

Mohammed bin Zayed Inaugurates ADNOC's Al Hosn Gas Project in Western Region…

Shah Field Sour Gas project largest of its kind in the world   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 27 April, 2016: His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, officially inaugurated, today, ADNOC’s Al Hosn Sour Gas Development Project, the largest of its kind in the world. H.H. Sheikh Mohammed was ......read more

MoU signed to strengthen OSH competence in Omani oil and gas sector…

Dubai, UAE, April 27, 2016:  A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was today (Wednesday 27 April) signed to strengthen occupational safety and health competence in Oman’s oil and gas sector. The agreement between the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the Oman Society for Petroleum Services (OPAL) cements the working relationship between the two ......read more

International Experts Present to ENEC's Senior Leadership on the Unique Culture of Safety in ...…

Forum demonstrates ENEC’s continual commitment to safety International expertise embedded within ENEC Abu Dhabi, UAE – 27 April 2016: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) organized a presentation by international experts on safety in nuclear energy. Naohiro Masuda, the President and Chief Decommissioning Officer of Fukushima Daiichi Decontamination and ......read more

Sixteen French operators in the nuclear industry draw closer to the Emirates Nuclear Energy ...…

United Arab Emirates; April 20, 2016 – ENEC – the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation – is keen to ensure that international companies, in particular French companies, in the nuclear sector take a more active role in the upcoming calls for tender for the Barakah power plant project, in particular in respect of operations and maintenance. With this in mind, from 26 to 28 April ......read more

Checkpoint Pumps and Systems unveil innovative solar-powered chemical pumping system for the first ...…

CheckPoint Pumps & Systems announced the introduction of a value-for-money chemical pumping solution for the first time in the Middle East. The new pump is both environmentally friendly and harnesses solar power to reduce emissions. CheckPoint’s Series FXS Solar Injection System is designed to provide continuous chemical injection and precise flow control without the use of timers. ......read more

ADFD and IRENA enter new phase of cooperation for innovative $350m renewable energy development ...…

Facility will be even better placed for targeted and effective renewable energy investments in developing countries through $6m of technical and administrative support from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development over next four years Abu Dhabi, UAE, 19 April, 2016 – Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) has signed a new cooperation and support agreement with the International Renewable Energy ......read more

Latest Innovation Trends & Maintenance Cycles Highlighted at GCC Plant Maintenance & Reliability ...…

The First Day of the conference showcased best-practices of the industry. Dubai, UAE, April 19, 2016:  Plant Maintenance and Reliability is significantly important to reduce the overall operating cost, while boosting the productivity of the plant. In lieu of the same, Neft Management in collaboration with a committee of regional and international oil company representatives ......read more

Significant milestone achieved at Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant…

Unit 2 Reactor Containment Building Dome Structure Completed Installation of the Post-Tensioning System underway Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 April 2016: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) today announced the completion of the construction of the concrete dome for the Unit 2 Reactor Containment Building (RCB), another major achievement in the development of the UAE’s ......read more

ADNOC Distribution temporarily closes Al Abraj service station in Umm al-Quwain…

As a result of facilities maintenance for service stations Abu Dhabi-UAE: 17 April, 2016 – ADNOC Distribution today announced the temporary closure of its Al Abraj service station located in the King Faisal Street at Al Butain area in the Emirate of Umm al-Quwain. The closure, which commenced as of today 17 April and will last up to a maximum of 20 days, comes as part of the ......read more

ADNOC Distribution Opens Al Manara Service Station in Mohammed bin Zayed City…

As part of its commitment to providing the best services in Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi-UAE: 12 April, 2016 - ADNOC Distribution today announced the opening of the new Al Manara service station, located near Mazyad Mall in Mohammed Bin Zayed city, Abu Dhabi. The company has recruited all its capabilities and expertise to provide the station with the services and facilities needed to meet the ......read more

Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, Indian Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas addresses a round ...…

Dubai, 12th April, 2016: Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India addressed UAE business leaders at a gathering held on 11th April, 2016 at the Taj Dubai. The event was also attended by a delegation from the Energy sector in India including CMDs from the Indian Oil Corporation, Hindustan Petroleum, Oil India Limited and ......read more

ENEC Updates International Nuclear Energy Experts at Nuclear Fuel Conference in Abu Dhabi…

World Nuclear Fuel Cycle Conference 2016 held in UAE capital ENEC lead sponsor of conference Abu Dhabi, UAE – 07 April 2016: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) provided a project update on the status of the UAE peaceful nuclear energy program and the Barakah site to international nuclear industry leaders attending the inauguration of the World Nuclear Fuel Cycle (WNFC) ......read more

Wintershall raises oil and gas production again…

• Earnings in 2015 significantly below previous year owing to price developments • High production target for 2018 remains unchanged • Further developments in UAE and the ME • Expenditure will decrease considerably in 2016 Abu Dhabi, 7 April 2016. Wintershall made a profit of more than 1 billion euros in 2015 for the fifth year in a row – ......read more

The Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition (MAF 2016) Opens on an Upbeat Note…

The conference and exhibition witnessed more than 500 government and industry attendees and representatives of Oil & Gas sector. Dubai, UAE, April 6, 2016:   Held under the Patronage of HRH Prince Dr. Turki Bin Saud Bin Mohammed Al Saud, The Manufacturing Conference & Exhibition for Oil & Gas (MAF 2016) commenced on an upbeat note at the Crowne Plaza, Dubai, United Arab ......read more

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority and Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence honors sponsors and ...…

Dubai, UAE: In the presence of HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Vice Chairman of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE), MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and Chairman of the World Green Economy Summit (WGES), DEWA organized, in collaboration with Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence (DCCE) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), a ceremony to honor organizations ......read more

Monte Plata: The Caribbean's Largest Solar Array Goes Live…

• 33.4 project developed by Phanes Group and partners, will generate 50,000MWh per year • PV solar output of the country will have increased fivefold by end of 2016 • Model project for solar ‘bankability’ in complex emerging markets Dubai - UAE, March 31, 2016: Monte Plata, a 33.4 megawatt (MW) photovoltaic solar array located on the Dominic Republic ......read more

‘Digital Rock Physics' Project by Masdar Institute, ADNOC, Petroleum Institute and Total Win 2016 ...…

Masdar Institute Partners to Create 3D Images and Simulations for Improved Oil Recovery Abu Dhabi-UAE: 30 March, 2016 – The Digital Rock Physics (DRP) project, a research and development (R&D) collaboration with partners including Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), French energy firm Total, Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, and the Petroleum Institute, has won the Oil ......read more

ENEC to support first women in nuclear global annual conference hosted in the Middle East…

Participants from around the world to participate in key nuclear energy conference in Abu Dhabi 30 March 2016 – Abu Dhabi, UAE: Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, President of the General Women’s Union, Chairwoman of Motherhood and Childhood Supreme Council, ENEC has announced that Abu Dhabi will host ......read more

ADNOC Distribution Launches Initiative to Promote ADNOC Wallet Registration among Female Customers…

Abu Dhabi-UAE: 24 March, 2016 – ADNOC Distribution has launched an initiative to encourage female customers to register for ADNOC Wallet accounts. As part of the drive, eight female promoters have been commissioned to the four service stations participating in the pilot phase of the programme from 22 March to 21 April 2016. The promoters will work in morning and evening shifts to help ......read more

Service industry will attract investment in the post oil scenario…

UAE government’s restructuring is timely and will impact the economy positively, says London Business School expert Dubai, UAE, 22 March 2016: According to Vasiliki Kostami, Assistant Professor of Management Science and Operations at London Business School, the UAE’s recent government restructuring initiative has come at the right time and will provide a boost to the national ......read more

German Ministers Congratulate Zayed Future Energy Prize Winning School…

IRENA Director-General: “Deploying renewable energy to schools gives students a reason to learn about sustainability in an academic environment.” Abu Dhabi, UAE, 21 March 2016 – Germany’s Foreign Minister Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Minister for Economic Affairs and Environment Sigmar Gabriel congratulated Students-Research-Network South Wuerttemberg (SFZ) for ......read more

Masdar Celebrates 3 Years of Reliable, Clean Energy from Shams 1 Solar Power Plant…

Shams General Manager: “Shams 1 will continue to provide a world-leading, technologically advanced template for the effective use of solar power” Abu Dhabi, UAE, 16 March 2016 – Today marks the third anniversary of the start of the Shams 1 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant’s operations. Shams 1, which occupies 2.5 square kilometres and has a power generating capacity ......read more

ENEC Sponsors 2nd Middle East Nuclear Training and Simulation Forum…

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 15 March 2016: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) was a lead sponsor of the 2nd Middle East Nuclear Training and Simulation Forum held at the Rosewood Hotel, Abu Dhabi, from the 14-15 of March. The Middle East Nuclear Training and Simulation Forum is the only business conference in the Middle East for the nuclear industry with a focus on simulators and is ......read more

The Petroleum Institute Hosts Japanese Delegates…

Abu Dhabi, 15 March 2016: The External Relations & Collaborations Department at the Petroleum Institute (PI) hosted a group of 20 Japanese delegates on the institute’s premises. Dr. Thomas Hochstettler, Petroleum Institute’s President, and Ebrahim Al Hajri, Director of External Relations and Collaborations, welcomed the delegation. The purpose of the meeting was to assess the ......read more

Gulf oil international and manchester united launch historic new partnership…

Ground breaking deal in Oil and Fuel sector for Gulf Oil International and the world’s number one football brand Gulf Oil International is proud to announce that it has entered into a long-term partnership with the world’s leading football brand, Manchester United. This groundbreaking initiative - believed to be the first such in the sector - makes Gulf Oil International Manchester ......read more

Crude Exports Declined Marginally in February Despite Production falling by 280,000 bpd…

Largest Asian buyers shifted their attention back to Saudi Arabian crude oil Dubai, March 14, 2016 – Thomson Reuters, the world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets, released its OPEC Oil research and forecasts report for the month of February 2016. According to the findings, crude exports declined marginally in February despite production falling by ......read more

Global Downstream Executives to Convene at 17th Annual Abu Dhabi International Downstream Summit ý…

Abu Dhabi - UAE: 14 March 2016- The World Refining Association (WRA), today announced, the 17th edition of the Abu Dhabi International Downstream Summit & Exhibition which will be held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Abu Dhabi from 8 - 10 May, 2016. The summit, which is the longest running downstream event in the Middle East, will continue to focus on the regions core goal of locking in ......read more

First Solar Reaches 5GW of O&M Assets…

Intends to grow market share in EMEA region  Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2016:  First Solar, Inc.’s (Nasdaq: FSLR) Operations and Maintenance (O&M) has announced it now has 5 gigawatts (GW) of assets in its portfolio of solar power plants, firmly establishing it as the largest O&M provider in the world. First Solar Energy Services, which has held the top position on GTM ......read more

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