Sunday 24 September 2017

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


Grandweld Shipyards wins major KOC contract

Grandweld Shipyards, a fully integrated shipyard based in Dubai, has secured a contract to design, construct and deliver four crew boats and six pilot boats for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). The contract was signed by Ismail Abdulla, deputy chief executive officer of Kuwait Oil Compa


Sadara achieves full commercial operations at complex

Sadara Chemical Company, the largest chemical complex ever built in a single phase, announced the commercial start-up of its toluene di isocyanate (TDI) facility.  The production of commercial quantities of TDI marks the full commercial operation of all facilities in the Sadara complex.


Kuwait to set up new 'green' treatment plant

Kuwait has announced plans to develop a new eco-friendly treatment plant with a capacity of about 400,000 cu m per day in the South Al Mutalaa area, said a report. This is a vital project locally, regionally and globally and hence will have some special features that are not avai


Adnoc Distribution in key service station expansion

Adnoc Distribution, a leading operator of retail fueling services outlets in the UAE, has announced the completion of the second phase of the development and expansion of the Officers City service station located on the Arabian Gulf Road in Abu Dhabi. During the second phase of t


Acwa consortium wins $3.8bn Dubai solar park project

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has awarded a major contract to Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power and China’s Shanghai Electric for developing the Dh14.2-billion ($3.86 billion) Phase Four of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park which will have a 700 MW capacity.


FCC unit wins $320m Egypt wastewater plant deal

FCC Aqualia, a leading water management company based in Europe, said it has been awarded a $320-million contract to design, build and operate the Abu Rawash wasterwater treatment plant in Cairo, Egypt. A unit of global environment, water and infrastructure works specialist FCC,

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