Tuesday 20 August 2019

Elsewedy starts operation of 2 solar power plants

Two solar photovoltaic (PV) power plants developed by Elsewedy Electric, a leading integrated energy and infrastructure solution provider in the Middle East and Africa, and partners has reached full commercial operation in Egypt. The power plants were developed as part of Egypt&r


Oil and gas ‘to yield $900m in retail revenue to satcom sector’

Upstream oil and gas markets will yield nearly $900 million in retail revenues for the satcom market by 2028, said the 8th edition of Energy Satcom Markets released by NSR, a leading global market research and consulting firm. Utilities will add another $250 million+, and Mining


Opec maintains oil demand growth forecast for 2019

The global oil demand growth forecast for 2019 remains at 1.14 million barrels per day (mb/d), with expectations for global oil demand to reach 99.87 mb/d, said Opec in its July monthly outlook for the oil market. In 2020, the initial forecast indicates growth of around 1.14 mb/d


Tabreed Bahrain showcases innovative tech

Bahrain District Cooling Company (Tabreed Bahrain), a subsidiary of UAE’s National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed), recently showcased its innovative technology to a delegation from Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH), representatives from the United Nations, developers and local media at i


Upwing Energy awarded 10 new patents

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded 10 new patents to Upwing Energy for critical enabling technologies in the company’s downhole rotating tools and proprietary methods used to increase hydrocarbon production and recovery. Upwing Energy has made


Shaybah NGL fire controlled says Aramco

Saudi Aramco’s response team controlled a limited fire yesterday morning at the Shaybah NGL facility in southeast of the kingdom.    There were no injuries and no interruptions to Saudi Aramco’s oil operations, the company said. "We will pr


Dewa awards $391m contract for power station at Hatta

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has awarded the Strabag Dubai, Strabag AG, Andritz Hydro and Ozkar consortium the construction contract for the Dh1.437 billion ($391 million) pumped-storage hydroelectric power station at Hatta. The project is the first of its kind in


Gulf Dredging and General Contracting wins Kuwait tender

Heavy Engineering Industries and Shipbuilding (HEISCO) said one of its subsidiaries, Gulf Dredging and General Contracting Company, has been awarded a tender worth KD5.7 million ($18.67 million) by Kuwait’s Electricity and water Ministry.   HEISCO is a maj


Dewa releases 6th annual sustainability report

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has issued its 6th annual Sustainability Report, summarising the utility firm's efforts to promote social and economic sustainability as well as provide a sustainable model for energy and water.  


Emarat names new Director-General

Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat) has announced the appointment of Ali Khalifa Al Shamsi as its new Director-General.   Al Shamsi has a long and distinguished career spanning three decades in exploration and production sector and its relations with

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