Sunday 4 December 2016

Egyptian firm Petrojet wins Oman gas pipeline deal

Egyptian contractor Petrojet has won a contract from Oman Gas Company (OGC) for construction of a 221-km-long pipeline that will supply natural gas to end-users at the Duqm Special Economic Zone, said a report. The $90-million contract was awarded by OGC, a wholly owned subsidiar


Schlumberger inks deal to study 3 Iran oilfields

Schlumberger, the world’s largest oil driller by market value, has signed an agreement with the National Iranian South Oil Company (Nisoc) to carry out preliminary studies over three oilfields in the country, a report said. Memorandum of Agreements (MoUs) were signed for Sh


Global solar PV capacity to hit 295GW this year

The global solar photovoltaic (PV) market is set to increase its installed capacity from around 225 Gigawatts (GW) in 2015 to 294.69 GW in 2016, and will see China remain the world’s largest market for annual solar PV installations, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData.


Honeywell holds security, fire safety symposium

Honeywell, a global technology leader, recently held a Security and Fire Technology Symposium in Muscat, Oman, in line with government initiatives across the region to more strictly enforce regulations designed to protect people and property. The symposium, the first of several r


New plastics plant to be set up in Kizad

Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a Musataha agreement with Integral Plastic Industries Company to build a new manufacturing plant in Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) with an investment of Dh10 million ($2.7 million). The agreement was signed by Mana Mohammed Saeed Al Mulla, CEO of Kizad


Sarens Nass JV in record lift at Kuwait refinery

Sarens Nass Middle East (SNME), a joint venture between Nass Group of Bahrain and Belgium-based Sarens NV, said it has executed a record-setting lift at the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) refinery, which is implementing a clean fuels project (CFP). The Bahrain-based com


Muntajat backs ArabPlast 2017 as sponsor

Muntajat, Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company, will take part in the upcoming ArabPlast 2017 as a sponsor. The Qatari company aims at promoting Qatar’s chemicals, polymers and fertilisers during the most important international petrochemicals


Adnoc staff march to mark 45 years of ops

Over 2,000 Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) Group employees, from across 18 operating companies, walked together to mark the 45th anniversary of the founding of Adnoc on November 28, 1971, a report said. They walked from Adnoc’s headquarters to the headquarters of the


Emerson supplies reservoir software to KOC

US-headquartered Emerson Automation Solutions has supplied its Roxar RMS reservoir modeling software to Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). The new licenses will be used to build more accurate and detailed reservoir models. The new contract expands KOC’s wide adoption of previously p


Iran petchem firm eyes $1bn for expansion

Iran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Co (PGPIC) is in talks with Asian companies to raise around €1 billion ($1.1 billion) for an expansion scheme, including a methanol project, intended to serve China and other Asian customers. Touraj Seyed Arvanaqi, managing

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