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Realising a new vision

The pace of reforms in Saudi Arabia has picked up tremendously and is multifaceted. The reforms have led to significant progress and positive change in a short period of timeEver since Vision 2030 was launched some three years ago, Saudi Arabia has made great strides towards developing and diversifying its economy. Many sectors and government institutions have been restructured and upgraded, and economic and social reforms have been implemented across the board, notably in the cultural...

SPSP to set up certification hub in Saudi Arabia

Since 2008, SPSP graduated more than 6,500 trainees in 12 specialities, who are currently working...

Gulf Stevedoring eyes further expansion in Saudi Arabia

The company has been invited by Mawani, the Seaport Authority of Saudi Arabia, to take over...

Transformation at a swift pace

Rapid changes in the income diversification in the Saudi economy are a milestone in the indicators...

Sulzer continues to expand mass transfer offerings

 A comprehensive service is the backbone of Sulzer’s industry-leading support to customers. Sulzer’s...

NAQEL: Unleashing industry specific logistics solutions

For the oil and gas sector, the company has implemented customised ‘end-to-end’ transportation...

AYTB visualises a bright future in Saudi Arabia

The very fact the company turned in profits year after year for the last 40 years is in itself a...

Erne Fittings set to expand facility

The company has several ongoing projects within the Mena region, successfully working with EPC...

Monitoring molecular sieve dryer vessels using TDLAS analysers

TDLAS analysers possess characteristics that are useful for monitoring and detecting H2O...

SIRIM QAS promotes IECEx CoPC in GCC

The IECEx standards are dedicated to the industry fields associated with the use of equipment...

Uplifting the HVAC-R sector in-kingdom

More than 85 suppliers of heating, ventilation, air-conditioning and refrigeration products...

Worley Academy makes its mark

The academy has a state-of-the-art training facility and is recognised as best in class. The...

Geo-tourism plots a path

Geo-Tourism, a niche market with considerable growth prospectssustaining or enhancing the...

AMC ready to take on future challenges

The Saudi-based company aims to be recognised and respected as one of the leading global electrical...

SOG grows through innovative tie-ups

Safari Oil & Gas (SOG), a leading diversified supplier of products and services, intends to continue...



Bahrain LNG set to start in Q3

The engineering phase of the project was executed by EPC contractor GS Engineering and Construction (GS) of South KoreaTeekay LNG Partners, one of the world’s largest marine energy transportation, storage and production companies, said start-up of its joint venture liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Bahrain has been delayed to the third quarter of this year from May.Besides the Bermuda-based Teekay LNG Partners, Bahrain LNG, which is developing the terminal, is jointly owned by the...

Oil, gas crucial to Industry 4.0, says Adnoc CEO

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) is absorbing, embedding and applying cutting edge technology...

In Brief

Dewa smart services progressDUBAI: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said that adoption...

Enoc to open 191 outlets

Enoc Group plans to expand its retail network to 191 from its current 129 service stations across...



i-Tech 7 makes new regional appointment

i-Tech 7, Subsea 7’s Life of Field business unit, has appointed a new regional business development manager for its Asia Pacific & Middle East region.Craig Roberts has more than 25 years’ experience in the offshore oil and gas industry, specialising in the delivery of remotely executed subsea solutions and tooling across the entire lifecycle of a subsea development.Roberts, who joins from Total Marine Technology (TMT) where he was operations manager, will be based in the company’s Perth...

Saudi Aramco - Hawiyah Gas Plant Expansion

Name of Client  : Saudi Aramco - Saudi Arabian Oil Company :Budget : $1.2 billionFacility...

Marsol launches innovative system

Marsol International has introduced an innovative solution for a more effective and efficient hose...

Calendar of events

JUNE 201927-28 Iraq Petroleum 2019Venue: Park Plaza London Riverbank - London, UKContact: Phillip...

Tenders

BAHRAINSupply of Booster PumpTender no: RFP/Tatweer/244/2019Description: The requirement in this...



IEA rings alarm bells on nuclear energy

A steep decline in nuclear energy capacity will threaten climate goals and power supply security unless advanced economies find a way to extend the lifespan of their reactors, the International Energy Agency said.Nuclear is currently the world’s second-largest source of low-carbon electricity, behind hydropower, and accounting for 10 per cent of global electricity generation. But nuclear fleets in the United States and Europe are on average more than 35 years old and many of the world’s 452...



Russia to take back dirty oil from Belarus

Russia plans to take back around 1 million tonnes of contaminated oil from Belarus, cleaning up the Druzhba export pipeline section leading to Poland and Germany, four industry sources familiar with the plan told Reuters.An estimated 5 million tonnes of contaminated oil – which is being removed using pipelines, storage, railcars and by the sea - got into in the Druzhba pipeline last month, forcing Russia to stop flows to customers in Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Germany and a number of central...

Conoco sees low LNG prices

ConocoPhillips expects current weak global liquefied natural gas (LNG) prices to improve as growing...

US drillers cut oil rigs

US energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for a third week in a row as...



How emerging technology could transform oil and gas in ME

An analytics solution, created by AI provider SparkCognition, was able to correctly predict 75 per cent of all production-impacting events with an average lead time of eight days. This allowed the operator to maximise their production...

SPE looks at digital options to best serve its members

 The  society has envisioned a future where an AI-based (artificial intelligence) search...

Arup and EnerMech’s digitised inspection service excels

Oil and gas organisations can expect to see inspections completed in significantly less time...



Kanoo strengthens Perkins parts distribution, support

Kanoo Machinery, in association with Perkins, had recently organised a three-day distributor meeting and workshop in Dubai to assess their performance and growth strategy in the Gulf regionKanoo Machinery, a fully-owned business division of Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo Group (YBA Kanoo), one of the largest family-owned conglomerates in the Middle East, has strengthened its Perkins parts distribution and product support capability across the GCC region.For nearly six decades, Kanoo Machinery has been...

Dewa makes its mark in power conservation

The decade-long savings achieved in Dubai could power approximately 305,000 apartments for a year...

Bigger batteries rule the roost

The NAS battery will be used to stabilise fluctuations in solar power output, plus other grid...

GE secures $1bn financing for Sharjah project

The financing will lead to the first independent combined cycle power project in the emirate of...



Sulzer,Tamturbo join forces in high-speed compression

With this cooperation, Sulzer is tapping into a similar technological transformation in industrial air compression that happened in the low-pressure blower market from 1996 onwardsSulzer and Tamturbo will together bring the benefits of high-speed technology in air compression to customers that need intrinsically safe oil-free air. The target is to replace existing technologies such as oil-free screw compressors in these applications. The global agreement between the companies covers sales to all...

Many myths around oil-free concept

A recent report has found that the oil-free segment now holds the largest share of the market and...

Danfoss Turbocor new units named top ‘green’ solution

Danfoss Turbocor compressors feature oil-free, magnetic bearing technology that reduces energy...

Mehrer unveils new high-pressure units

Like all solutions from Mehrer the TRx 400 operates absolutely oil-free. Due to the modular design...

Ingersoll Rand releases two energy-efficient compressors

The RS11-22kW and RS15-22kW are the first compressors in the Next Generation R-Series. The RS15-22kW...

Compressors for steam methane reformer

A large industrial gas company has recently selected Siemens to supply three Dresser-Rand 5HHE-VL-NL...




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