Wednesday 17 April 2024

Saudi group ADES seals Qatar jackup drilling rig contract

Saudi-based ADES Holding Company has announced that it has received a Letter of Award (LOA) from one of the leading international oil companies for a one-year firm jack-up drilling contract in Qatar.   The total contract value from the firm and optiona


Ewec issues RFPs for 1.5GW Abu Dhabi solar PV project

Emirates Water and Electricity Company (Ewec) has issued request for proposals (RFPs) to qualified developers/developer consortiums for the 1,500MW Khazna Solar Photovoltaic (PV) project in Abu Dhabi.   A leading company in the integrated co-ordination of planni


UAE power mix will continue to be dominated by thermal power

With the discovery of more onshore hydrocarbon reserves, the UAE is aiming to become self-sufficient in gas supply by the year 2030. Currently, the country is dependent on gas imports for power plants and water desalination plants.   As of 2023, ther


Trina Storage to unveil 5MWh variant of Elementa 2

Trina Storage, a leading global energy storage product and solution provider, has announced the release of the 5MWh variant of its innovative Elementa 2 platform in the Middle East.    Following the successful global launch of the 4MWh Elementa 2 in London,


Middle East Energy opening put off by a day due to bad weather

The opening of Middle East Energy (MEE), the Middle East and Africa’s largest and most comprehensive energy event, has been put off by a day due to 'unprecedented weather', a statement from organisers said.   The event, which was set to open today,


Adnec Centre and WFES highlight sustainability at summit

This year’s World Future Energy Summit (WFES), from April 16 to 18 at the Adnec Centre Abu Dhabi, is highlighting the critical importance of sustainability in driving the agenda for a transformative energy future.    With the Summit returning to Adnec


Aramco, Hyundai break ground on $2.3bn Saudi gas plant

Saudi oil giant Aramco has joined hands with Korean engineering and construction major Hyundai E&C to break ground on its Jafurah Phase II Utilities, Sulfur & Export Facilities Package 2 Project in the kingdom.   The project will be adjacent to the site


Abu Dhabi Chamber supports sustainable innovative solutions

The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ADCCI) is participating in the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (ADSW) endorsing the event’s exceptional role in promoting sustainable development.   ADSW is part of the World Future Energy Summit hosted by the


ACWA Power gets first RMB loan from Bank of China for Uzbek project

Saudi-listed ACWA Power, the world’s largest private water desalination company and a leader in energy transition and first mover into green hydrogen, received an equity bridge loan from Bank of China worth $80 million to finance its Tashkent 200MW Solar PV and 500MWh BESS in Uzbekistan


Inaugural TANKCONEX to welcome over 500 delegates

Some 100 exhibitors and over 500 high profile delegates including 50 speakers will take part in the inaugural TANKCONEX conference and exhibition from May 13 to 15 at Dhahran Expo, Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.    Held under the patronage of Prince Saud bin Naif

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