May 28, 2013
Proper regulatory and policy frameworks are required to reach this potential, says expert.
A group of NGOs have announced their opposition to a proposed loan from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to fund oil drilling projects in Egypt.
Abu Dhabi-based global energy company, Taqa, is working on plans to build a 100 megawatt, $850 million utility scale waste-to-energy plant in Abu Dhabi to generate power for 20,000 households.
GCC states, particularly the UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia, plan to award contracts worth nearly Dh250 billion ($68 billion) during the next five years to raise gas production, despite the focus on renewable and nuclear energy.
Dubai International recorded nine straight months of double-digit growth as passenger numbers in April jumped 18.7 per cent to 5.41 million over the same period last year.
The Oman Mining and Quarrying Summit, organised by IQPC Middle East in coordination with Global Exhibitions and Conferences, opened on Monday at the Golden Tulip Muscat.
May 27, 2013
Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Co (IPIC) expects to receive $4 billion in cash for a crude pipeline it built in the Gulf state, enabling it to repay some upcoming debt maturities, as US crude oil futures fell below $94 per barrel on Monday on growing concerns over economic slow down in China
Saleh Al-Awaji, deputy minister of water and electricity, inaugurated the 16th International Trade Exhibition for Electricity Power Generation, Alternative Energy, Water Technology, Lighting and HVAC.
The Saudi stock market continued its negative movement, marking another small decline of 0.19 percent yesterday.
Regional markets ended mixed on Sunday as most investors reassessed the sustainability of hefty year-to-date gains of the respective indices.
Saudi Arabia will import near record high diesel volumes this summer, as it gears up to beat the sweltering heat and meet rising travel needs during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, trade sources said.
Samsung Electronics has announced its increasing market share in the PC monitor category across the GCC.
Uncertainties associated with Egypt's post-revolution transition adversely affect country's ranking in World Economic Forum (WEF)'s Global Competitive Index for 2012/13
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) has signed a US$30mn contract with Schlumberger, a leading international oilfield services company, which will increase the amount of Omani-made materials used in the oil and gas sector.
Al Maabar International Investments, which is implementing the $10 billion Marsa Zayed project in Aqaba, on Sunday announced awarding contracts to build two large projects in Amman and Aqaba.