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Saudi plans huge IKTVA spend

The kingdom eyes spending $400 billion on the In Kingdom Total Value Add programme in ten years timeSaudi Arabia plans to spend more than SR1.5 trillion ($400 billion) on its In Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) programme in the next 10 years with plans to prepare 360,000 trainees for the labour market by 2030.IKTVA was designed and launched in December 2015 with the aim of leveraging the relationship between Saudi Aramco and its suppliers to support the company’s goals to increase local content...

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Oman Oil, Orpic merge unitsDUBAI: Oman Oil Co and Oman Oil Refineries and Petroleum Industries Co (...

Aramco honours top local

Saudi Aramco has honoured four local vendors for delivering quality goods, during a ceremony held in...



Opec and partners discuss big cuts

Opec and its partners are discussing a proposal to cut oil output by 1.4 million barrels per day (mbpd), three sources familiar with the issue said, although Russia may not be on board for such a large reduction.Worried by a drop in oil prices due to slowing demand and record supply from Saudi Arabia, Russia and the United States, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is talking about a U-turn just months after increasing production.Such a shift could anger US President Donald...



Biggest ever Adipec witness huge participation this time

Adipec attracts record-breaking 145,000 visitors, decision makers and specialised experts from 67 countries besides 2,200 exhibiting companies in 29 country pavilions and 980 expert speakers participating in the conference held on the sidelinesThe 21st edition of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (Adipec 2018) witnessed a huge participation from exhibitors and visitors, marking the biggest edition since the exhibition’s inception in the year 1984. The number of...



Gearing up to invest abroad

Saudi Aramco and Sabic have announced the selection of Yanbu, on the west coast of Saudi Arabia, as the site for the development of an integrated industrial complex to convert crude oil to chemicals (COTC)Saudi Basic Industries Corp (Sabic), the world’s fourth-biggest petrochemicals company, is evaluating investment opportunities in Africa, China and the United States, underpinned by a positive global economic outlook, its chief executive says.The petrochemical giant had reported a 5.4 per cent...

Safe, efficient performance with Enerpac bolting tools

A ligning a pipeline with one simple and efficient alignment tool, tensioning the pipelines’ studs...

CLIMAX offers the industry end-to-end solutions

From product sales and rentals, consulting, applications engineering and tech support, custom design...

Sulphur cap: Govt support sought

The call for greater co-ordination came from the industry captains at the recent Seatrade Maritime...

Critical role of connectivity

Renowned experts have shed the spotlight on ship-to-shore connectivity and its impact IEC Telecom...

AYTB aims at building local industries with Saudi talent

The company is celebrating 40 years of serving Saudi Arabian economy with multi-disciplinary...

Featuring innovations

Sabic featured its newest filaments for fused deposition modelling, including a tough filamentSabic...

TCR Arabia sees big prospects ahead in the Middle East

The firm, which was established in 2007 and has offices in Dammam, Jubail and Yanbu in Saudi Arabia...

Bilfinger emerges trusted lifecycle partner of choice

Given its unique portfolio of engineering on the one hand, and asset lifecycle services on the other...

Steelfab 2019 – a ‘must visit’ for pipeline contractors

SteelFab 2019 is scheduled from January 14 to 17, at Expo Centre Sharjah, UAE. It is expected to...

Playing an active downstream role

The petrochemical major has committed to a SR4 billion project providing part of the raw materials...

Clariant and Sabic in joint venture

The deal with the Swiss major doesn’t include several well-known Sabic materials that originated...

Golden Gate unveils twin-tower project

With years of experience combined and their ambitious nature, the partners have helped foster...

Additive manufacture in focus at APTA

Additive manufacturing’s ability to accelerate the design and prototyping process, without the...

Decom focus at SMME 2018

A high-profile event for the global maritime industry, SMME 2018 ran from October 28 to 30With more...

Hi-Force offers new bolt tensioners

With the best available technology, world class manufacturing principles and the accredited ISO9001:...

Safari continues its pace of growth

Meeting all Saudisation requirements, SOG is focused on being a primary driver for the kingdom’s...




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