Sunday 26 February 2017

Neutral Fuels makes biofuel from dairy waste

After two years of research into new and improved ways to create biofuels, Dubai-based Neutral Fuels has become the first company to successfully use butter, cream and ghee waste as a feedstock for creating commercial biofuel. Importantly, the new fuel is of the same high quality


Iran-Oman-India pipeline project ‘set for laying’

The project to lay an undersea gas pipeline for exporting Iran's gas via Oman Sea and Indian Ocean to India is imminent, according to an official with New Delhi-based South Asia Gas Enterprise (Sage). "With the sanctions being lifted, that has definitely changed the game


Rosneft inks oil project deals with Kurdistan govt

Russia’s oil giant Rosneft and the Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq have signed an agreement in the fields of upstream, infrastructure, logistics and trading, a report said. The parties also signed a pre-financed Crude Oil Purchase and Sale Contract of Kurdistan Region


Rockwell Automation improves batch productivity

Industrial producers with batch applications can now create more flexible, reliable and productive operations with the latest release of FactoryTalk Batch software from Rockwell Automation. The modern software enhances scalability and responsive control of distributed, skid-level


UAE energy contracting market set for 17pc growth

The market for energy performance contracting in the UAE is poised for grow 17 per cent in the next four to five years, thanks to a major push in the region for development of both renewable energy and energy efficient policies, said a report. Energy Performance Contracting is a


Saudi Aramco commissions first home-built rig

A new drilling rig, designed by Saudi Aramco engineers and built according to the company’s specifications, has started drilling its first well, marking a milestone as the company moves toward greater localization of drilling services. Rising 162 feet above the rolling dune


Saudi invites bids for 700MW renewable energy projects

Saudi Arabia has invited pre-qualification bids from leading global and regional construction companies to develop 700MW renewable energy projects under the first phase of its National Renewable Energy Programme, said a report. The Phase One projects include a 300 MW solar facility at


Bahri, Bunge form ocean freight joint venture

Bahri Dry Bulk Company (BDB), a subsidiary of the Bahri Group, the national shipping arm of Saudi Arabia, and Koninklijke Bunge, a wholly-owned subsidiary of global agribusiness and food company Bunge Limited, have signed definitive agreements forming a joint venture to establish a leading ocea


Emerson Network Power Rebrands as Vertiv

Vertiv, the business formerly known as Emerson Network Power, has officially launched under its new branding in the UAE. Vertiv is a global provider of mission-critical infrastructure technologies for vital applications in data centers, communication networks, and commercial and


Iran to sign Total contract within two months

Iran will finalise the first of its new contracts with French oil giant Total within two months, a senior government official said. Recent comments by Total's chief executive indicated it was awaiting feedback from the US, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh was quoted as sayi

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