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Al-Falih: OPEC production cut imperative
Environment & Energy | Monday 14 November, 2016 5:17 am
Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Khalid Al-Falih said it was “imperative” that OPEC nations finalize an agreement over a cut in oil production aimed at boosting crude prices, Algerian media said Sunday. Al-Falih met his Algerian counterpart on...
Great Interest in Sasol’s new technology at ADIPEC 2016
Environment & Energy | Friday 11 November, 2016 4:39 am
Sasol, the international integrated chemicals and energy company that leverages technologies and expertise of 30 000 people working in 33 countries, is showcasing their range of special products and surfactants for the application in the Oil and Gas Market at ADIPEC, Abu Dhabi International...
Dubai Plans 75% Waste Diversion from Landfills by 2021
Environment & Energy | Thursday 10 November, 2016 2:19 pm
Waste management is one of the biggest challenges that Middle East’s cleaning sector will have to deal with as the region is to host events like EXPO 2020 and FIFA 2022. Governments in the region, particularly Dubai, are implementing strategies to achieve the goal of ‘zero waste to...
Key global corporations confirm presence at the Trade Exhibition alongside 7th IDEA International District Cooling Conference 2016
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 8 November, 2016 4:05 pm
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced a trade exhibition to be held alongside the 7th IDEA International District Cooling Conference 2016, which will take place from 13 to 15 November 2016 at Jumeirah...
Waste Generated in GCC to Reach 120 million MT per year by 2020
Environment & Energy | Monday 7 November, 2016 4:21 pm
According to a recent study by Frost and Sullivan, the total waste generated in the GCC is expected to increase from 94 million MT in 2015 to as high as 120 million MT per annum by 2020. Growing population and industrialisation are viewed as the reason for the increased waste generation. The rise...
OPEC members will stick to output deal, says Algeria
Environment & Energy | Monday 7 November, 2016 3:46 am
Algeria’s Energy Minister Nouredine Bouterfa said on Sunday he was confident OPEC members would stick to a deal made in Algiers in September to cut output, saying the group’s technical committee was working on applying the deal. “There will be no return on the Algiers agreement....
Saudi Aramco invests $100m in low-emission technology
Environment & Energy | Saturday 5 November, 2016 4:35 am
Saudi Aramco pledged on Friday to invest $100 million to develop climate-friendly technologies as a global deal to wean the world off oil came into force. President and CEO of Saudi Aramco Amin H. Nasser, together with the chief executive officers of nine of the world’s largest oil and gas...
International District Cooling Conference 2016 reunites elite green experts to share highly efficient solutions
Environment & Energy | Thursday 3 November, 2016 4:02 am
Under the theme of ‘A Climate Solution’, the 7th “International District Cooling Conference” will be organized from 13 to15 November at Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai by International District Energy Association (IDEA). The conference will see the attendance of local,...
GE’s Power Services launches Fleet360* Services Platform,  one year after Alstom Power Acquisition
Environment & Energy | Thursday 3 November, 2016 3:08 am
GE’s Power Services business (NYSE: GE) today launched its new Fleet360* platform to showcase its enhanced total plant capabilities to service both GE and cross-fleet power generation equipment for utility and industrial plant operators worldwide. This launch comes one year after acquiring...
GCC Cities Demonstrate Leadership in Water Security
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 2 November, 2016 2:56 pm
The GCC’s successful record of overcoming extreme water scarcity in one of the driest parts of the world will be a cornerstone of the fifth International Water Summit (IWS), to be held in Abu Dhabi in January 2017.   All 21 countries in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are...