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It's all doom and gloom for the Gulfi dream as the GCC are bracing for tough times with vital oil revenues falling rapidly. (Image: Gulf man expreses grief via Shutterstock)
December 24, 2014 - 10:38 GMT
Gulf countries are bracing for tough times as vital oil revenues fall and after they missed a golden opportunity to diversify their economies in a decade of unprecedented windfalls, analysts say.

June 6, 2011

Global deforestation continues at an alarming rate - every year, 14.6 million hectares of forest are destroyed
11:27 GMT
(press release)

Masdar reiterated its commitment to sustainable forest management and preservation of natural resources to mark World Environment Day 2011 that is themed ‘Forests: Nature at our service’.

Abdulla Hassan Al Noman, Manager, Retail Sales Operations at Emarat honoring one of the employees
07:21 GMT

Emarat, praised the corporation’s employees at various stations in Dubai and the Northern Emirates, for their honesty and civilized behavior and dedication to their assigned duties.

June 5, 2011

EQUATE Asian customers during the event
12:19 GMT
(press release)

EQUATE Petrochemical Company hosted a luncheon with the attendance of over 90 of its major Asian customers.

Dave Sykes, the British paraplegic pilot who was recently in Muscat for a short stopover en route a solo, record-breaking journey from UK to Australia
09:38 GMT
(press release)

Oman Oil sponsored British paraplegic pilot, Dave Sykes, who was recently in Muscat for a short stopover en route a solo, record-breaking journey from York, England to Sydney, Australia.

World Environment Day
07:52 GMT
(press release)

DuPont research and manpower that can tap the Middle East’s huge potential to become a hub for renewable energy solutions ahead of World Environment Day commemorated on June 5, 2011.

Tareq Jafar, EQUATE Senior Executive for Business Development speaking during the Six Sigma conference
07:04 GMT
(press release)

EQUATE Petrochemical Company said that utilizing the Six Sigma methodology has enabled it to realize savings worth over USD 43 million in various projects.

June 2, 2011

Emirates gas fire drill
09:48 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Gas conducted an emergency response drill with the Umm Al Quwain Civil Defence and the Umm Al Quwain Police and Ambulance, teams, supporting Civil Defence officials.

Ahmad Bin Hamad Al Nuaimi CEO APICORP, GCC
07:32 GMT
(press release)

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation’s General Assembly meeting held in Cairo on Sunday unanimously decided to increase the Multilateral Bank’s subscribed capital by 173%.

The competing teams during Emarat's sport day
07:18 GMT

The Retail Sales Department at Emirates General Petroleum Corporation "Emarat" recently organized a sport day for the employees at its service stations.

June 1, 2011

Mohammad Saleh Badri, Acting Director General, ESMA
11:27 GMT
(press release)

The UAE has recorded zero fatalities and zero accidents related to government-certified heaters.

Company executives holding the award
09:34 GMT
(press release)

EQUATE Petrochemical Company emerged as the Gold Award winner in the Manufacturing (Hydrocarbon) Category of the prestigious Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).

Mohamed H. Al-Mady, Chairman of GPCA
06:56 GMT
(press release)

After standing resilient in the face of the harsh economic downturn of 2008 and 2009, there were reasons for the Gulf region to celebrate in 2010 – albeit with plenty of caution.

May 30, 2011

10:48 GMT
(press release)

Masdar announced the registration of their Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project in Abu Dhabi under the United Nations’ Kyoto Protocol.

08:36 GMT
(press release)

The Dow Chemical Company participated in the First Annual Middle East Chemical Supply Chain & Logistics Conference (LogiChem Middle East).

Zayed Future Energy Prize
08:27 GMT
(press release)

Zayed Future Energy Prize, the world’s preeminent award for innovation and development of solutions for renewable and sustainable energy, has announced that nominations are now open for the 2012 global competition.