Sunday 28 May 2017

Siemens completes extensive service at Dewa plant in record time

Siemens has completed extensive service operations on the gas turbines at Jebel Ali K-station in a record time of only 29 working days, a notable accomplishment for a project of this scale, the company said. The power plant is located in Dubai and owned by Dubai Electricity and W


Oman to call proposals for major solar project

Oman is likely to issue a Request for Proposals (RfP) in the fourth quarter of this year to set up its first large scale solar Independent Power Project (IPP), a report said. Oman Power and Water Procurement Co (OPWP) plans to procure several IPPs providing around 2,400 MW of new


Masdar in bid to develop solar desalination plants

Abu Dhabi's renewable energy company Masdar said it has started testing of three systems to capture solar heat as part of its renewable energy desalination programme, to develop water desalination stations with greater energy efficiency and commercial advantage. The three sys


Top firms eye Saudi-Egypt power grid link deal

Eight major players in the power sector have presented their technical bids for a power grid link between Saudi Arabia and Egypt, said a report. The list includes Saudi Arabia’s NCC, Korean group Hyundai, India’s Kalpataru Power Transmission and KEC International and China&


L&T showcases engineering expertise at Saudi event

India's top engineering and construction firm Larsen & Toubro (L&T) showcased its key solutions at Saudi Elenex, a trade exhibition for the power, solar and lighting industries, which was held recently in capital Riyadh. The event, which attracted over 112 companies f


Siemens completes Dubai power plant work

Siemens, a global technology powerhouse, said it has achieved a major milestone by completing the extensive service works of the gas turbines at Jebel Ali K-station, Dubai, in a record time of only 29 working days. It is a notable accomplishment for a project of this scale, said


Entries open for Adipec Awards

The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec) Awards are now open for entries, celebrating achievement in the oil and gas sector and striving to reward the leading companies and individuals. Recognising excellence in energy, the Adipec Awards provide an


SAP to invest $100m into Mena skill building programmes

Global digital transformation enabler SAP said it plans to invest $100 million into innovative training programmes for building skills and knowledge among youth in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region by 2022. The announcement was made at the 'World Economic Forum o


Orpic in pact to treat hazardous refinery waste

Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Company (Orpic) has partnered with Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) and the Japan Cooperation Centre Petroleum (JCCP) on a project for the treatment hazardous refinery waste, a report said. The agreement for the development of a ‘L


Schlumberger signs MoU with Aramco on in-kingdom value addition

Schlumberger has signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Aramco to develop an In-Kingdom Total Value Add roadmap, in alignment with the kingdom’s economic vision for 2030.   The Schlumberger In-Kingdom Total Value Add roadmap includes the creation

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