Tuesday 26 September 2017

GPCA fertilizer forum to highlight market drivers

The impact of new market changes on fertilizer trade and key drivers behind future growth will be discussed in detail at the upcoming GPCA (Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association) Fertilizer Convention in Bahrain. The 8th edition of the annual convention is set to take pla


Bahrain to build 100MW solar power plant

Bahrain is set to develop a hitech solar power plant with a nominal capacity of 100 megawatt in collaboration with the private sector, reported state news agency BNA, citing the kingdom's electricity and water affairs minister. The tendering process will begin in February and


Oman installing solar rooftops on ministry schools

Oman is installing solar power systems on the rooftops of 22 schools run by the Ministry of Education in a move to boost renewable energy development, a report said. CESI Middle East, a leading engineering services provider, is overseeing the delivery of the rooftop programme, th


South Pars Phase 19 revenue tops $3bn

Revenues from natural gas and condensates in Phase 19 of Iran’s South Pars Gas Field exceeded $3 billion since gas extraction and processing in the phase began in April 2016, a report said. The phase has produced 13.05 million barrels of gas condensates since becoming opera


TIP, Al Jaber sign major power contract

UAE’s Tawazun Industrial Park (TIP) has signed a Dh150 million ($41 million) contract with Al Jaber Transport & General Contracting to enhance the power availability in its Park. The contract was signed by Faiz Al Nahddy, CEO of Tawazun Industrial Park, and Obaid Khalee


CB&I to supply storage tanks for Duqm refinery

CB&I, a leading provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry, today announced a consortium comprising the company and Saipem has been awarded a contract by Duqm Refinery and Petrochemicals Industries Company (DRPIC) for EPC Package 3 for the Duqm Refinery Project.


Bapco expansion contracts likely by 2017-end

The expansion contracts for Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco) are likely to be signed by the end of this year, said the state news agency BNA citing the oil minister. "Bapco will choose the winning bid in the near future, with final contracts to be signed before the


Siemens to showcase gas turbine upgrade Power-Gen Asia

Siemens is now offering its SGT-800 industrial gas turbine with a power output of 57 megawatts (MW) and an electrical efficiency of more than 40 per cent in simple cycle application, the company said. In a combined cycle configuration the power output is 163 MW at a net efficienc


Seatrade Maritime Awards finalists selected

The finalists of this year’s Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa have now been announced, representing some of the most respected names in the shipping and maritime industry, across a region stretching from Lagos to Kolkata. Emma Howell, group m


Dewa opens centre for customer happiness

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has opened its Future Centre for Customer Happiness, the first integrated smart customer happiness centre in Dubai which uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and robotics to provide services. The centre was inaugurated by Crown Prince of

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