Friday 22 September 2017

Grandweld Shipyards wins major KOC contract

Grandweld Shipyards, a fully integrated shipyard based in Dubai, has secured a contract to design, construct and deliver four crew boats and six pilot boats for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). The contract was signed by Ismail Abdulla, deputy chief executive officer of Kuwait Oil Compa


Sadara achieves full commercial operations at complex

Sadara Chemical Company, the largest chemical complex ever built in a single phase, announced the commercial start-up of its toluene di isocyanate (TDI) facility.  The production of commercial quantities of TDI marks the full commercial operation of all facilities in the Sadara complex.


Kuwait to set up new 'green' treatment plant

Kuwait has announced plans to develop a new eco-friendly treatment plant with a capacity of about 400,000 cu m per day in the South Al Mutalaa area, said a report. This is a vital project locally, regionally and globally and hence will have some special features that are not avai


Adnoc Distribution in key service station expansion

Adnoc Distribution, a leading operator of retail fueling services outlets in the UAE, has announced the completion of the second phase of the development and expansion of the Officers City service station located on the Arabian Gulf Road in Abu Dhabi. During the second phase of t


Acwa consortium wins $3.8bn Dubai solar park project

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has awarded a major contract to Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power and China’s Shanghai Electric for developing the Dh14.2-billion ($3.86 billion) Phase Four of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park which will have a 700 MW capacity.


FCC unit wins $320m Egypt wastewater plant deal

FCC Aqualia, a leading water management company based in Europe, said it has been awarded a $320-million contract to design, build and operate the Abu Rawash wasterwater treatment plant in Cairo, Egypt. A unit of global environment, water and infrastructure works specialist FCC,


Saudi Arabia to launch tenders for 2.8GW nuclear plants

Saudi Arabia is likely to begin the process to find a vendor to build the country’s first nuclear reactors as early as next month, said a report, citing nuclear industry sources. The kingdom seeks to build two plants that could generate up to 2.8 gigawatts (GW) of energy, t


IEA increases forecast for world oil demand in 2017

The International Energy Agency (IEA) has raised its forecast for world oil demand in 2017 by 100,000 barrels per day in comparison with the August forecast to 97.7 million barrels per day, according to a media report. IEA expects that world demand for oil in 2017 will increase b


Quality, safety top priority for Enec says CEO

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) is entirely focused on ensuring that its nuclear power plants in Barakah, Abu Dhabi, are delivered to the highest standards of quality and safety, said Enec CEO Eng Mohamed Al Hammadi told a major conference in London, UK. A senior d


Etihad Esco retrofits 243 Wasl Properties' buildings

Etihad Energy Services Company (Etihad Esco), a company owned by Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), has started a project to retrofit 243 buildings for Wasl Properties in different parts of Dubai, UAE. The project will increase energy efficiency of the building, achiev

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