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“My Sun: The Source of My Energy”, the campaign was launched late Tuesday
August 28, 2014 - 08:26 GMT
Households in Jordan can save up to 90 per cent of their monthly electricity bill by installing photovoltaic systems to produce energy from solar power, according to organisers of a campaign to encourage the usage of such systems at homes.

July 18, 2013

Iraq also plans to build a refinery in the city of Nassiriya
08:05 GMT

Iran is fully prepared to build small oil refineries in other countries should they show interest, Oil Ministry spokesman says.

July 17, 2013

The current serrated gas cylinder valve (horizontal) has been changed to the new vertical self-closing valve powered by a safety valve to reduce the pressure inside the cylinder to prevent possible damage
09:55 GMT

Cooking gas consumers in Jeddah are experiencing difficulties getting a refill after GASCO notified consumers that they should switch over to the new safety valve, commonly known as a regulator, which was introduced recently.

DEWA Excellence Assessors Club
06:39 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority has launched an ‘Excellence Assessors Club’ to further increase the ability of its employees and enable them to analyse and evaluate the internal operations.

July 16, 2013

Kuwait is pumping around 3 million barrels per day of oil
12:26 GMT

The Gulf state of Kuwait has discovered a new oil and gas field in Kabed area close to the well-known Manageesh oilfield, Hashem Sayed Hashem, CEO of state-owned Kuwait Oil Co said yesterday.

Emirates Gas wins CSR Label for 3rd year
10:46 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Gas has secured the CSR Label award, presented for distinguished corporate social responsibility initiatives by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the third consecutive year.

In June, Washington granted new waivers to China, India, South Korea, and six other countries from the sanctions on Iran
08:55 GMT

South Korea imported 565,444 tons of Iranian crude oil in June, equivalent to 138,157 barrels per day, Reuters reported.

July 15, 2013

The combined annual production of 2 billion cubic feet (bcf) at the Helium 1 and 2 plants will help meet around 25 per cent of current global demand
13:55 GMT

Qatar has now become the world’s largest exporter and second largest producer of liquid helium with the launch of production at the new plant of RasGas Company, said the country’s energy minister.

Saeed Al Tayer MD &CEO Of Dewa
11:48 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has dedicated AED 1 million as a donation to the humanitarian campaign launched by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

The average monthly blackouts in Bahrain have been cut from 12 hours in 2010 to 3.6 hours last year
09:55 GMT

Power cuts in Bahrain during summer have been significantly decreased in the last three years, said a senior government official.

Kuwait's aid package would comprise a $2 billion central bank deposit, a $1 billion grant and $1 billion in oil products
07:05 GMT

Kuwait has sent two oil tankers carrying crude and diesel worth $200 million to Egypt.

July 14, 2013

Iraq supplied 24.04 million tons of crude oil in 2012-13
09:55 GMT

Union Petroleum and Natural gas Minister Veerappa Moily has said that Iraq has offered three discovered oilfields to India on nomination basis and agreed to renegotiate an oil block that has been pending since 2000.

Abu Dhabi aims to start producing about 500 million cubic feet a day of sour gas in 2014
09:04 GMT

The UAE’s average June oil output was unchanged from May at 2.73 million barrels per day, latest data from the Paris-based International Energy Agency showed.

Solar Park project at Seih Al Dahal is in progress
06:59 GMT

The construction at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park project at Seih Al Dahal is in progress and going on schedule.

During the event
06:40 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Gas will distribute free Liquefied Petroleum Gas refills to underprivileged families of widows and orphans in Dubai, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain, through the Holy Month of Ramadan until the end of the year.

July 11, 2013

Lebanon blames Fatmagül failure
15:55 GMT

The Turkish operator of an electricity-producing barge assumes the responsibility for a monthlong stoppage in power production and urged the Lebanese state to seek compensation for the breach of the agreement terms.