Sunday 30 April 2017

Adnoc to expand Officers City service station

Adnoc Distribution has launched the second development phase of the Officers City service station, located on Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street in Abu Dhabi, UAE. The implementation of this phase is designed to raise the station’s capacity to meet growing demand for its high quali


AEG Power launches flexible stand-alone UPS

AEG Power Solutions, a global provider of power electronic systems and solution, has launched its new transformer-less UPS that combines high efficiency values with a compact footprint and flexible configurations. Reducing overall cost of ownership, Protect Plus S500 is the syste


Dewa switches to smart power plants system

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has transformed all its independently-operating power stations into a network of smart-grid-enabled smart power plants, said a report. The project involves the development of information systems at each station to transmit joint perfor


Iran kicks off its biggest solar power plant

Iran has inaugurated a major solar power plant with an annual power generation capacity of 10 MW, a report said. The $15 million plant is spread over an area of 20 hectares near the central city of Isfahan, Iran Daily reported, citing Press TV. The project, which w


Qatar Petroleum signs deals to boost petchem output

In a move aimed at supporting Qatar’s petrochemical industry, Qatar Petroleum (QP) recently signed agreements to supply additional quantities of ethane, which is used as feedstock, to a number of subsidiaries of Industries Qatar (IQ) and Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Company (MPHC).


SNC-Lavalin wins Aramco order for processing plant

SNC-Lavalin, a global leading engineering and construction group, has won a contract by Saudi Aramco to process a potential increased output of Arabian Light crude from the Berri Field on the east coast of the kingdom. The engineering and project management facilities are propose


Dow Q1 profit jumps five-fold ahead of merger

Speciality chemicals leader Dow Chemical, which is merging with DuPont, has reported profits of $888 million for the first quarter (Q1) of the year, as against $169 million during Q1 2016, marking an increase of 425 per cent. Sales were $13.2 billion, up 23 per cent versus the ye


Sadara’s fourth plastics plant starts operation

Sadara Chemical Company announced today the startup of its fourth and final polyethylene unit, the High Pressure Low Density Polyethylene (HP-LDPE) Train. This marks a significant milestone for the company as it continues to bring its world-scale manufacturing facilities on strea


Oil demand will continue to grow: Aramco CEO

Oil demand will continue to grow in absolute terms at fairly healthy levels for the foreseeable future driven by the growing global economy and the increase in population, said Amin Nasser, president and CEO, Saudi Aramco. "The global economy is forecast to double in size by


StocExpo Middle East Africa kicks off in Dubai

StocExpo Middle East Africa, the region’s leading exhibition and conference and only dedicated event for the bulk liquid storage industry, got underway yesterday (April 26) in Dubai, UAE.  Concluding today at the Dubai World Trade Centre, StocExpo Middle East Africa is

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