Saturday 25 January 2020

Sparrows appoints new regional director

Sparrows Group has announced the further strengthening of its global leadership team with the appointment of a new regional director to oversee operations in the Middle East, India and Caspian (MEIC).    Dave Morrow, who joined the specialist equipment and


Adoption of Big Data growing in oil and gas sector

Oil and gas assets are increasingly fitted with a multitude of Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, causing exponential growth in data. This, in turn, is increasing the need for adoption of data management solutions for improved operational visibility.   This appro


Metito-led consortium wins solar project in Bangladesh

Bangladesh has awarded the Rangunia 55-megawatts electric (MWe) grid-tied solar power plant project to a consortium led by Metito Group together with Jinko Power and AlJomaih Group.   The project will be developed on a build-own-operate (BOO) basis under a 20-ye


SNC-Lavalin wins Al Dhafra Petroleum contract

SNC-Lavalin has been awarded an engineering services contract by Al Dhafra Petroleum, a joint venture company between Adnoc and the Korea National Oil Corporation and GS Energy.    This contract win is aligned with SNC-Lavalin’s new strategy moving fo


GRP shelters provide advanced protection

Shelters fabricated from glassfibre-reinforced polyester are protecting gas metering instrumentation from the harsh North Sea environment on an offshore platform upgrade project engineered by Oil & Gas Systems Limited.    Two outdoor shelters - supplied


Adnoc signs carbon capture deal with Eni

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has signed a strategic framework agreement with Italy’s energy company, Eni, to explore new opportunities for collaboration in carbon capture utilization and storage (CCUS), where Adnoc is an industry leader.   The ag


Multiple agreements signed at EcoWASTE

Abu Dhabi Waste Management Center – Tadweer, has highlighted a range of new technologies and signed several agreements during the World Future Energy Summit and EcoWASTE Exhibition and Forum, committing to excellence and innovation in waste management services and recycling.


Opec production down 2m bpd in 2019

Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec) has reported a 6.3 per cent (some 2 million barrels per day) decrease in its production in 2019 compared to 2018.   This decrease is in line with the organisation's recent decisions, in coordination wi


Dewa to launch world's first risk management standard for energy

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa), in cooperation with the British Standards Institute (BSI), will soon launch the PAS 60518:2020 standard for risk management in the energy and utilities sector, a first of its kind in the world.   Dewa approved the nu


Apicorp signs solar lease, energy savings pacts with YDE

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (Apicorp) has signed two agreements with sustainable energy company Yellow Door Energy (YDE) to install solar panels and energy-efficient retrofitting at its headquarters in Dammam, Saudi Arabia. The agreements mark YDE’s first pro

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