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Reorganizing the shipments thanks to delayed efforts to secure a terminal will add to headaches.
July 11, 2014 - 03:16 GMT
Egypt has missed a window to avert gas shortages this year as plans to secure a floating import terminal from a Norwegian firm hit snags.

November 12, 2013

More people in the GCC will be swapping out their old bulbs for energy efficient LEDs. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
05:41 GMT

The inflow of infrastructure investments into the region due to an increasing population, and upcoming events such as the 2022 FIFA World Cup is creating such opportunities for the GCC LED lighting market.

November 11, 2013

DEWA
10:18 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has commenced implementation of the Smart Networks and Meters project.

Regional ministers said that Gulf residents are 'taking advantage' of government energy subsidies and opting for vehicles that have big engines and are not fuel efficient (Courtesy of Boston University)
07:20 GMT

Regional ministers blamed energy subsidies in the Middle East as the root cause of excessive energy consumption in the GCC during Sunday's opening day of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference.

The return of Iran to the international community would be beneficial for its neighbouring countries including the Gulf Arab states, a top international oil executive has said.
04:55 GMT

Country has significant gas reserves and could play an important role as an energy exporter as global energy demands increase

November 10, 2013

During the event
11:59 GMT
(press release)

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated the 5th Health and Safety Week held at Dubai Festival City.

During the event
11:31 GMT

In a first-of-its-kind step toward facilitating better education opportunities in remote areas of the Kingdom, through The Princess Alia Foundation initiative "Sustainable Education Through Renewable Energy" Al-Ghwebbeh Secondary Schools.

Abu Dhabi has hosted the ADIPEC conference in years past, with this year's expo expected to attract 50,000 energy professionals from over 80 countries (Courtesy of Arabian Oil & Gas)
07:22 GMT

The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference is set to open Sunday, welcoming more than 50,000 energy professionals from 80 countries from around the world.

TAQA is the largest UAE investor in the Netherlands (Courtesy of UAE Interact)
07:04 GMT

Abu Dhabi's National Energy Company TAQA has agreed to sell its 40 percent stake of its natural gas pipeline in the Netherlands to a Danish pension fund for $240 million.

Power generation, distribution and transmission markets in MENA are expected to grow. (Image credit: Shutterstock)
05:14 GMT

The Middle East and North Africa region will witness a massive wave of investments in the power and water sector.

November 7, 2013

Mr. Abdulla Hassan Al Noman, Manager, Retail Sales Operations at Emarat
05:17 GMT

Under the theme "Tear & Win", Emirates General Petroleum Corporation "Emarat" launched a new promotional campaign aiming to enhance winning opportunities for the customers at its service station.

November 6, 2013

During the event
12:22 GMT

In line with the initiative announced by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, and Prime Minister of the UAE, to commence a national campaign to celebrate ‘Flag Day’ on 3 November.

Saeed Khoory, Chief Executive Officer and board members of ENOC, at the UAE National Flag hoisting ceremony at ENOC headquarters in Dubai to mark the Flag Day
10:48 GMT
(press release)

Emirates National Oil Company marked the national Flag Day by hoisting the UAE National Flag at the organisation’s headquarters in Dubai and across all offices of its subsidiary and associate companies.

Natural gas is estimated to account for almost a quarter of the world's energy demand by 2035 (Shutterstock)
07:41 GMT

Business Pulse's recent Oil and Gas report projects that natural gas is likely to grow in importance in the Middle East over the next few years and will account for almost a quarter of the world's energy demand by 2035.

Abdulrahman Qasim Al Ali shaking Tayyeb Al Mulla's hand after signing the greement in the presence of Ibrahim Yacoob Al Tamimi
05:56 GMT

Emirates General Petroleum Corporation"Emarat" renewed the lease contract of Emoil’s Petroleum Storage FZCO in Jebel Ali, to Emirates National Petroleum Company Limited “Enoc”, for the year 2014.

November 5, 2013

EQUATE President and CEO Mohammad Husain with PACI Deputy Director General Mansour Al-Methen
07:40 GMT
(press release)

EQUATE and the Public Authority for Civil Information launched self-service kiosks for company employees to issue human resources (HR) certificates by using the Smart Civil ID.