Tuesday 25 April 2017

Top firms eye $1.6bn Saudi-Egypt power project

Global technology giants including Alstom, ABB and Siemens are in the race for a $1.6-billion electricity interconnection project being jointly developed by Saudi Arabia and Egypt, said a report. The two neighbouring countries are set to finalise tenders for transformers and


Work set to start on Liwa project package 3

Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Company (Orpic) will celebrate the ground-breaking of Package Three of its Liwa Plastics Industries Complex (LPIC) Project on April 27. The event, which will take place in the Wilayate of Ibri, Fahud, will be held under the patronage of Sultan bi


Total ‘set to seal South Pars contract’

France-based energy giant Total is expected to finalize an agreement on the development of natural gas project South Pars Phase 11 in Iran in less than a month, a senior Iranian government official said. Total will continue negotiating with Iran on a final agreement over the proj


Orascom begins production at US greenfield plant

Orascom Construction, a leading global engineering and construction contractor,  said it has started production and sales at Iowa Fertilizer Company (IFCo), the first world-scale greenfield nitrogen fertiliser plant to be built in the US in more than 25 years. The plant has


Dewa issues checklist for electrical installations

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has issued its Regulations for Electrical Installations 2017 booklet to provide engineers and technicians with a guide for the installation and checking of electrical connections. This is part of Dewa’s efforts to facilitate its


Bin Faqeeh Real Estate joins TLN Qatar

Bahrain-based Bin Faqeeh Real Estate Investment Company, a major group focusing on real-estate-related investments, has joined The Luxury Network (TLN), a private membership club, in Qatar. TLN network has been established in luxury capitals or countries around the world, within


Shell Development Oman holds training courses

Shell Development Oman (SDO) has launched its Professional Courses for 2017 and has held two training courses this year as part of its ‘Training for Development’ social investment theme.   So far, ‘Human Resources Management’ course has been held in S


ULC to distribute Petronas engine oils in Saudi Arabia

Petronas, a leading oil and gas company in Malaysia, has signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia’s Unified Lubricants Company (ULC) for the exclusive distribution of its high-quality engine oils and other products in the kingdom. The contract follows Petronas' agreement w


Iran hosts top petchem event

Top executives of oil and gas companies from 18 countries are taking part in an international conference on petrochemical industry in Tehran to explore Iran's emerging role in global markets, said a report. The International Iran Petrochemical Forum (IPF) opened on Saturday (


Amec Foster Wheeler wins Jordan power project deal

Amec Foster Wheeler, a leading engineering and project management company, has secured a new contract from China's Guangdong Power Engineering Company (GPEC), to design and supply two circulating fluidised-bed (CFB) steam generator boilers for a power plant project in Amman, Jordan.

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