Sunday 19 September 2021

Dragon oil plans to nearly double output to 300,000 bpd by 2026

Dragon Oil has put together a strategy to increase production from the current 160,000 barrels per day (bpd) to 300,000 bpd by 2026.   The company is eying new developments in Turkmenistan, Iraq and Egypt after having survived the challenges of 2020, said Ali Ra


NDT Global Wins RoSPA Gold Award for Safety Performance in 2020

NDT Global has received the RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) Gold award based on its health and safety performance in 2020.   The award application involved a thorough assessment of the company's safety management system, training progra


Mitsubishi seals largest district cooling deal with Empower

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has announced a new deal with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems to help take advantage of its revolutionary air-conditioning and heating systems, which will lead to a qualitative leap in the UAE group's environmentally frien


GE in tie-up to develop 3D printer for wind turbines

GE, Fraunhofer IGCV and voxeljet AG have announced a research partnership to develop the world’s largest 3D printer for offshore wind applications to streamline the production of key components of GE’s Haliade-X offshore wind turbine. The Advance Casting Cell (ACC) 3D


Adnoc sees potential for 2GW clean hydrogen with bp deal

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has announced the signing of strategic framework agreements with top energy groups bp and Masdar to expand upon the UAE and UK’s longstanding track record of bilateral partnership in sustainability, including the potential development of clean hydr


Hitachi ABB to supply GSUs for giant Abu Dhabi solar PV plant

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has announced that it will supply large generator step-up (GSU) transformers, protection and telecommunication systems for the Al Dhafra PV2 Solar project in Abu Dhabi, which on completion, will be the world’s largest single-site solar farm, featuring a total of


Spark-Hutchison JV to operate Saudi dry port, logistics zone

King Salman Energy Park (Spark) has reached an agreement with Hutchison Ports to set up a joint venture that will manage and operate the dry port and bonded logistics zone within the energy industrial city.   Designed to ensure ease of access to global markets,


S-Oil CEO Al-Qahtani Wins ‘Korea CEO Hall of Fame Award’

S-Oil CEO Hussain Al-Qahtani has topped ‘brand strategy’ ‘refining-energy’ for two years in a row in the ‘2021 Korea CEO Hall of Fame Award’.    ‘2021 Korea CEO Hall of Fame’ organised by the Institute of Indu


Gastech shortlists 20 entries from 10 countries for awards

Twenty entries from 10 different countries, spanning the Americas, Europe the Middle East, and Asia, have been shortlisted for the prestigious Gastech Awards, to be announced in Dubai on September 20. They have been chosen from over 250 entries from 40 countries. The shortlisted


Halliburton's $100m Saudi chemical plant nearing completion

Halliburton, one of the world's largest oil field service companies, is building its first plant in the Middle East region at King Salman Energy City (Spark) in Jubail at an investment of over $100 million, said a report.   The work on the first reactor plan

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