France-based Areva, an industrial conglomerate, and utility giant EDF have signed two sets of agreements with Saudi firms and universities aimed at supporting the kingdom’s nuclear energy programme.
The two companies have si
Talks between the Bahrain government and a French company over transmission projects could be threatened if efforts to blacklist the firm throughout the GCC prove successful, it has been claimed.
Saudi-based Soroof International a
Gulf state funds could take a stake of up to 15 percent in French utility EDF's 16 billion pound ($26 billion) project to build two nuclear reactors at Hinkley Point in the UK, French financial daily Les Echos reported.
French utility EDF and the British government have signed an agreement to build two nuclear reactors for a total cost of 16 billion pounds ($25.9 billion), EDF said on Monday.
The first new reactors in the UK in around 20 years wi
French energy companies Areva and EDF are hosting a Suppliers Day in Jeddah today (October 1), targeting the industrial infrastructure in Saudi Arabia’s Western Province.
It is part of the Industrial Outreach Porgramme, whic
Utility GDF Suez would consider a role in an expected French bid to build a nuclear-reactor project in Saudi Arabia, CEO Gerald Mestrallet said in an interview with business daily Les Echos published on Friday.
The possibility of
Qatar's Rasgas has extended a long-term deal to supply France's EDF with up to 3.4 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) a year for delivery to northwest Europe, the companies said.
The agreement to deliver around 4.5 billion cubic
A consortium of French energy companies made a final bid on Wednesday night to sell at least two nuclear reactors to Abu Dhabi, the chief executive of state-owned EDF said on Thursday.
"We submitted the bid last night," Henri Proglio told
A French consortium bidding to build nuclear reactors in Abu Dhabi will be led by electricity group EDF after last minute adjustments to quell local doubts, Les Echos reported.
The team was initially set to be led by Areva, GDF Suez and To
Qatar Petroleum International will discuss with France's EDF and Gaz de France possible joint investment in Europe's power sector, a London-based weekly reported.
Doha's state-owned company will hold talks with the two French firms in the