Wednesday 16 October 2019

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SCOPE COVERS SOUR GAS, EOR
Adnoc, Gazprom Neft sign strategic framework agreement

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has signed today a strategic framework agreement with Gazprom Neft to explore new opportunities for collaboration in upstream and downstream sectors, as well as in AI and other technologies.

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ADNOC SIGNS KEY AGREEMENT
Lukoil unit acquires strategic stake in Abu Dhabi gas field

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has inked a pact with Russian oil giant Lukoil awarding its subsidiary a five per cent stake in the Ghasha ultra-sour gas concession comprising Hail, Dalma and other offshore sour gas fields in the emirate.

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2,863MW PRODUCTION BOOST
Dewa secures lowest bid for Maktoum Solar Park Phase Five

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said it has received the lowest bid of $1.6953 cents per kilowatt hour (kW/h) for the 900MW Phase Five of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, the largest single-site solar park in the world.

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SPOTLIGHT
Oil & gas top sector for revenue, profit in 2018

Oil and gas outperformed other sectors in terms of combined revenue and profitability in 2018, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.

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SPECIAL REPORT
10 key technologies disrupting the GCC market

From AI to autonomous vehicles, transformative science and technology have driven impactful change across the GCC countries in recent years, a report said, highlighting 10 technologies set to transform the Middle East over the next decade.

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NEWS IN PICTURES
Trip down the melody lane

Indian playback singers - Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik and Kumar Sanu - will be performing live in Dubai on October 18, thus bringing back the 90s Bollywood nostalgia. This would be the Asia premiere of the 'Legends Forever' show.

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Top Trade News

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Industry Sectors

Construction & Real Estate

Provis wins big Abu Dhabi project contracts

Provis, one of the UAE’s leading estate management companies, said it has been signed up to provide its full suite of specialised real-estate services at more than 30 iconic projects across Abu Dhabi, following a highly competitive bid process.

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Retail & Wholesale

Samsung Galaxy Fold sold-out in 3 days in UAE

Samsung will start a second round of pre-orders for the Galaxy Fold in the UAE on October 17 after the device was sold out in three days after pre-orders were open on October 6.

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Energy, Oil & Gas

Target net zero gas emissions, says Aramco CTO

The challenge for our generation is to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions, within this century, said Ahmad O Al-Khowaiter, Saudi Aramco’s chief technology officer, at the Science and Technology in Society (STS) forum in Kyoto, Japan.

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Finance & Capital Market
Analysis, Interviews, Opinions

10 key technologies disrupting the GCC market

From AI to autonomous vehicles, transformative science and technology have driven impactful change across the GCC countries in recent years, a report said, highlighting 10 technologies set to transform the Middle East over the next decade.

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Industry, Logistics & Shipping

ADT celebrates 10 million containers milestone

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has set a new record by handling more than 10 million containers, representing a milestone achievement for Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT1).

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Travel, Tourism & Hospitality
IT & Telecommunications

Huawei announces 5G OpenLab in Mideast

Huawei, a leading global provider of ICT solutions, announced the pre-launch of the Huawei 5G OpenLab in the Middle East during the recently concluded Gitex Technology Week in Dubai, UAE.

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Lifestyle

Abu Dhabi Boat Show opens with 284 exhibitors

The Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS) 2019 will open today at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (Adnec) Marina, with the participation of 284 companies and brands in the leisure marine industry.

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Motoring

Toyota to unveil zero-emission sedan at Tokyo show

Toyota Motor Corporation said that it will preview the next generation of its groundbreaking, zero-emission Mirai fuel cell electric vehicle (FCEV) at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show.

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Health & Environment

BDFEX targets localization of healthcare products

The upcoming first edition of Business Development and Investment in Healthcare and Medical Industries Forum (BDFEX) in Bahrain will focus on the localization of healthcare products in the kingdom, said event organisers.

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Media & Promotion

Dubai pedestrian bridge wins best GCCA photo award

A photo of sunrise over a pedestrian bridge located near Al Aweer Vegetable and Fruit Market in Dubai has emerged as the overall winner at a global photography contest organised by the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA).

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Education, HR & Training

UAE sees spike in online hiring in hospitality sector

Online ‘Hospitality and Travel’ related occupations in the UAE have increased by 37 per cent from Q3 2018, according to the latest Monster Employment Index (MEI).

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Miscellaneous

Dubai Refreshment wins top green industry award

Dubai Refreshment Company (DRC), the franchisee, sole producer and distributor of PepsiCo products in Dubai, Sharjah and the Northern Emirates, took first place at the Dubai Green Industrial Award 2019.

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