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Work starts on Bapco expansion

With the ground digging ceremony, construction work on the refinery’s $4.2-billion expansion programme has begun Work began last month on the $4.2-billion Bapco Modernisation Programme (BMP) with a ground digging ceremony at its Sitra work site, reported Avinash Saxena in the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.This marked a key milestone in the project which is expected to be completed in 2022.Oil Minister Shaikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Khalifa said with the ground digging ceremony...

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Aramco gets WEF recognitionDAVOS: Saudi Aramco’s Uthmaniyah Gas Plant (UGP) has been recognised by...

Bahrain’s LNG terminal set to open

Bahrain’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal is set to be operational in the next few weeks...



Element strengthens senior leadership team

Element Materials Technology has broadened its senior leadership team with the appointment of Matt Hopkinson as its new executive vice president (EVP) for the Oil & Gas and Infrastructure sector. Hopkinson brings a wealth of testing experience and leadership to Element. He most recently served as senior vice president, Commodities - Europe at Bureau Veritas, an international certification agency. After starting his career at the British Standards Institute, Hopkinson joined Inspectorate...

Project Watch SAUDI ARABIA

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KNPC - Mina Al Ahmadi Refinery Fifth Gas Train

Name of Client  Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC)Estimated Budget 1,500,000,...

Siemens wins deal for gas processing

Global technology giant Siemens has been awarded a major contract by leading North American energy...

Calendar of events

February 201911-13 Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS)Venue: Egypt International Exhibition Center, New...

Tenders

SAUDI ARABIASupply of electrical materialsTender no: 27-S-B-SHDescription: Supply of high pressure...



US oil firms tell Opec their growth will slow

US oil producers sought to soothe Opec’s worries about losing market share, telling the group that investors in the US firms wanted a reduction in growth and higher payouts.The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-Opec allies such as Russia have cut output since 2017 to support oil prices, while watching producers in the United States, which is not party to the cuts, drive up production.The US has overtaken Russia and Saudi Arabia to become the world’s biggest crude producer...



CNOOC boosts E&P spending

China’s state-owned offshore oil and gas producer CNOOC Ltd said it is confident of achieving its spending target this year, the highest since 2014, as its responds to a call to build up the nation’s petroleum output and reserves.The company plans to spend 70 billion to 80 billion yuan ($10.3 billion to $11.8 billion) on exploration and production (E&P), CNOOC said in a press release, compared with an expected 63 billion yuan in capital spending for 2018.Beijing has called on the state oil...

Halliburton shares fall as North America lags

Shares of oilfield firm Halliburton Co fell sharply after the company forecast lower revenues in key...

US shale oil output to rise to record: EIA

US oil output from seven major shale formations is expected to rise by nearly 63,000 barrels per day...



Emerson offers new Roxar system

The new corrosion monitoring solution launched by the company enhances integrity management for remote pipelinesEmerson is introducing the Roxar FSM Log 48 Area Corrosion Monitor, a new pipeline integrity management system that provides remote, continuous online corrosion and erosion monitoring, enabling operators to track localised corrosion and ensure cost-effective pipeline health even in challenging environments. The Roxar FSM Log 48 - with 48 referring to the number of pins in the sensing...

Unique Group signs deal with Deepwater Corrosion

Deepwater’s sacrificial (SACP) and impressed current (ICCP) systems are well known in the corrosion...

Lux Assure and University of Strathclyde get OGIC grant

Supporting a major technological advancement, the recent investment will see a partnership between...



Masdar and Bee’ah reach financial close on WTE plant

The new plant in Sharjah showcased at WETEX 2018 will treat more than 300,000 tonnes of municipal solid waste a year and have a capacity of around 30 megawatts (MW), enough power to supply around 28,000 UAE homes Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company) and leading environmental management company Bee’ah have completed the financing of a $220 million waste-to-energy (WTE) plant in Sharjah, the UAE’s first. The lenders to the project are Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national...

RAK Municipality launches Model Villa initiative

The initiative is part of RAK Municipality’s Building Retrofits Programme, which complements the Ras...

Masdar City to introduce first autonomous vehicle

Capable of transporting up to 12 people, the ‘Autonom Shuttle’ was inaugurated in the presence of...

MOID, Masdar to promote sustainable practices

The agreement between the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Masdar is expected to lead to...



Gas policy aims self-sufficiency

Adnoc’s gas strategy will add potential resources that will enable the UAE to achieve gas self-sufficiency, with the aim of potentially transitioning to a net gas exporterThe Abu Dhabi National Oil Company’s (Adnoc) plans to launch a new integrated gas strategy and increase its oil production capacity to 4 million barrels per day (mbpd) by the end of 2020 and 5 mbpd by 2030, following approval from the Supreme Petroleum Council (SPC), the highest governing body of the oil and gas industry in Abu...

Endress+Hauser sees plenty of growth opportunities

The company, a leader in instrumentation and process automation, has a modern, state-of-the-art...

Investing in high quality bolted joint integrity

Hi-Force, with overseas regional offices in Holland, Italy, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Malaysia...

Baker buys 5pc in Adnoc

State energy giant Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has signed a strategic partnership...

Managing shutdown

Hydratight recently ensured the work never stopped during the total complex shutdown called by one...

Adnoc bets on blockchain

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (Adnoc) has introduced blockchain technology for the first time to track...

Byrne unveils new access equipment range

Byrne Equipment Rental, one of the longest established and most diverse equipment rental solution...

Acortec expands

The company, which has had good business even during the slump caused by falling oil prices, sees...

NAQEL spreading its wings

Saudi Arabia’s biggest logistics firm is embarking on its vision to become a regional logistics...

Alderley continues to grow in region

The company is aiming to become a single source solutions provider for its customers by diversifying...




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