Saturday 21 January 2017

Eco-Villa prototype opens its doors at Masdar City

Masdar City’s Eco-Villa, a pilot project incorporating water and energy-saving technologies, has been completed and a UAE national family will soon live in the prototype sustainable dwelling, it was announced today at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017. The Eco-Villa was la


Bahri reports $469m net profit

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), a leader in logistics and transportation, has reported a net profit of SR1.76 billion ($469.3 million) for the year ending December 31, 2016. The company announced the results following its ordinary general assembly meeting, whic


World Future Energy Summit sees 60pc growth in buyer demand

The 10th edition of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) ended Thursday, with strong growth in commercial activity surrounding the event and the number of hosted business meetings surging by more than 60 per cent. Hosted by Masdar as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, WFES a


Dewa outlines clean, renewable energy strategy

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) on Thursday (January 19) outlined its key strategies and projects towards achieving the UAE’s renewable energy objectives including cutting dependence on fossil fuels, and reducing emissions. The biggest challenge that government


Yokogawa UK wins control system order for fuel pipeline

Yokogawa UK has received an order from the British Pipeline Agency (BPA), a leading provider of engineering services to the oil and gas pipeline sector, for a management and control system for a multi-product fuel pipeline system. This project will replace BPA’s existing pi


ADSW holds student event on sustainability

More than 600 students from the UAE and countries around the world took part in the second annual “Student Exclusive” at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) in the UAE capital yesterday (January 18). Now a signature event of ADSW, the Student Exclusive is focused on


Russia to build major power plant in Iran

Iran and Russia have signed an agreement worth billions of dollars for Russian companies to build a power plant in Iran and enhance the power generation capacity of another plant, said a senior official. The Russians will improve the efficiency at Ramin Power Plant in Khuzestan P


Qatar Shell signs EPCM deal with WorleyParsons

Qatar Shell has signed a five-year engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services contract with WorleyParsons for Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) projects and associated facilities. The contract signing ceremony was held at Qatar Shell’s offices in Doha, sa


E3 chosen PMO for Abu Dhabi World Energy Congress

The organising committee of the 2019 Abu Dhabi World Energy Congress has signed the project management office (PMO) contract with Energy Events Experts (E3) to ensure the efficient delivery of the milestone event and support the work of the committee. The signing was attended by Engine


Oil, gas to play major role in energy mix ‘for decades’

Oil and gas will continue to play a significant role in the future energy mix for decades to come as the world transitions to a sustainable energy future, president and CEO of Saudi Aramco Amin Nasser said at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland. Speaking at one o

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