Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; February 20, 2023: Aggreko is participating in ‘The Big 5 Saudi’ as the event’s Energy Partner to create awareness of how construction companies in the region can meet the Saudi Net Zero 2060 target by switching to energy from batteries, modular solar or by adopting a hybrid solution. Aggreko is already involved in megaprojects in Saudi Arabia and the region, providing flexible and sustainable energy solutions for construction sites.
According to Adam Read, Head of Sales - Middle East, Aggreko: “Saudi Arabia has set an ambitious timeframe to achieve their net zero target which leaves no room for slow decision-making. The construction sector is one of the main sectors that produce carbon emissions, and it is imperative that the industry identifies and implements innovative energy ......read more
RIYADH – 11 December 2022: Saudi Aramco Base Oil Company – Luberef (the “Company”), one of the largest base oils producers in the world and the leading base oils producer in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (the “Kingdom”) and SNB Capital Company, HSBC Saudi Arabia, Citigroup Saudi Arabia and Morgan Stanley Saudi Arabia, as joint financial advisors, announce the successful completion of the book-building process for participating entities and the final offer price for the Company’s initial public offering (“IPO” or the “Offering”).
The final offer price for the Offering has been set at SAR 99 per share (“Final Offer Price”), implying a market capitalization of SAR 16.706 billion (USD 4.455 billion) at listing. The institutional ......read more
Dammam, Saudi Arabia, 10 October 2022: Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) announced the appointment of Adel Al-Juraid, a Saudi Arabian national, as the new Chief Executive Officer for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In this new role, Adel leads the operations of Mitsubishi Power in the Kingdom and drives business expansion with a focus on localization and energy transition, in line with the Saudi Vision 2030.
Building on the company’s 50-year heritage in the Kingdom, Adel will focus on expanding Mitsubishi Power’s presence in the power, oil & gas and other key industrial sectors, aligning the company’s strategic initiatives with the Saudi national goals of energy sustainability, human capital development and economic growth.
Javier Cavada, President ......read more
The most prominent maritime and logistics event in Saudi Arabia will lead discussions on the industry's changing landscape
Dammam, Saudi Arabia – 12th September 2022: Saudi Maritime Congress will reinforce industry leaders’ commitment to achieving climate neutrality and discuss its impact on global supply chains, with the aim of creating a sustainable and safe environment in the maritime sector.
Scheduled to take place in Dammam on September 28-29, 2022, industry leaders will come together to discuss the key challenges and opportunities.
As the leading maritime and logistics event in Saudi Arabia, the conference will witness a number of discussion sessions that will bring together decision-makers from private companies and government bodies from around the world. The aim is to focus on accelerating the ......read more
Recognized for ‘Sustained Excellence’ in Environmental Sustainability,
LG Also Wins EPA’s Emerging Technology Award
Jeddah, July 4, 2022 – LG Electronics has been named 2022 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This prestigious honor, a distinction LG has received nine times since 2012, recognizes the company’s exemplary commitment to protecting the environment through leadership in ENERGY STAR certified products and promotions.
In addition to the Partner of the Year Award, LG received the ENERGY STAR Emerging Technology Award two months ago with the EPA honoring 43 LG refrigerator-freezer models, more than any other brand. The award-winning models feature advanced adaptive compressors and use R-600a, a refrigerant with very ......read more
Jeddah: Future buildings – that use new technologies to enable economical use of resources and create healthy spaces - have become a fast-growing trend around the world. This is especially due to increasing focus on climate change and its repercussions, resulting in an urgent need to create sustainable, safe and comfortable buildings. These buildings of the future represent a key transformation in the energy sector, and the beginning of working towards a net-zero carbon world.
In traditional buildings, data, building technologies, and even basic building devices such as HVAC-R and security systems operate in isolation. In smart buildings, these are all linked together, with the help of emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and IoT, maintaining an efficient and a comfortable environment for its occupants.
As ......read more
H2 2021 Dividend of AED 1.285 billion (10.285 fils per share), bringing 2021 total dividend to AED 2.57 billion (20.57 fils per share)
Company reaffirms its commitment to maintaining its growth momentum, with plan to deliver 60-80 new stations in 2022, including 20-30 in the UAE and 40-50 in international markets
Positive growth outlook and earnings momentum in both fuel and non-fuel businesses to accelerate in 2022 and beyond
Company remains on track to deliver minimum of $1bn EBITDA by 2023
Attractive dividend policy set to continue with a minimum of AED 2.57 billion dividend for 2022 and yearly dividend equal to at least 75% of distributable profits from 2023 onwards
March 25, 2021: ADNOC Distribution (ISIN: AEA006101017) (Symbol: ADNOCDIST), the UAE’s largest fuel and convenience retailer, delivered a confident, ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 22 March 2022: Schneider Electric announced today that it has received a certificate of approval for its EVlink Smart Wallbox charging stations from the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization (SASO), highlighting the company’s commitment towards Saudi Arabia’s vision to leverage Electric Vehicles (EV) to cut vehicle emissions.
Schneider Electric’s reliable and durable EVlink Smart Wallbox charging stations increase energy efficiency while optimizing electrical costs with smart features that provide added convenience and an enhanced charging experience for both the station owners and drivers.
Mohamed Shaheen, Cluster President for KSA & Yemen at Schneider Electric commented: “The electrification of transportation will play a critical role in Saudi ......read more
the first and largest foreign investment in Azerbaijan’s renewable power sector
14, January 2022: The Azerbaijani Ministry of Energy and ACWA Power held a groundbreaking ceremony for the 240 MW wind power plant with an investment value of SAR 1.125 billion (US$300 million), following the signing of power purchase, investment and transfer agreements according to an independent power generation project model. The ceremony was attended by His Excellency President Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Minister of Energy of Saudi Arabia, His Excellency Mr. Parviz Shahbazov, Minister of Energy of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Mr. Balababa Rzayev, President of “Azerishiq OJSC” and Mr. Mohammad Abunayyan, Chairman of ACWA Power, along with ......read more
• SFD renewable energy projects in 9 Asian and African countries produce 42,000 megawatts of sustainable and clean energy
• SFD has established over 8,800 water facilities in 18 African countries using solar energy to pump water to 4.5 million people
• SFD has supported the development of 11 hydroelectric dams converting hydropower into a source of clean energy
October 30, 2021: In line with the Middle East Green Initiative Summit taking place in Riyadh, and as part of Saudi Arabia’s roadmap for protecting the environment and confronting climate change under the Saudi Green Initiative, the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) has already established itself as a leading player supporting clean energy initiatives in developing nations.
One of the SFD’s strategic aims ......read more
• ENOC’s Horizon Terminals Limited and Rotary Arabia complete infrastructure development critical to petrochemical transportation in KSA’s Western Province
• Project involves four new pipelines from Farabi Petrochemicals Company’s new Yanbu complex to Arabtank Terminal Limited’s storage tanks, a revamp of four existing storage tanks and two new pipelines to King Fahad Port in Yanbu
Dubai, UAE - April 22, 2021: ENOC Group in partnership with Rotary Arabia, one of the premier EPC contractors in Saudi Arabia, completed the building of vital pipeline and tank infrastructure to transport and store petrochemicals in the Kingdom’s Western Province.
The infrastructure development between Horizon Terminals Limited (HTL), ENOC’s terminals arm, and ......read more
• 15-year LTSA covers power supply at four major oilfields
• Ensures lower emissions, improved reliability, and efficiency
• Develops local economy with training and jobs
March 31, 2021: Siemens Energy has signed its first long-term service agreement (LTSA) with Aramco, covering a range of turbines and generators at four major oil fields. This contract is expected to enable Aramco to improve reliability, efficiency, and availability of power supply, thereby safeguarding oil and gas production.
This 15-year contract will enable Aramco to benefit from Siemens Energy’s comprehensive warranties and extended service support, increasing the availability and the reliability of the power supply for these strategically important assets. Furthermore, Siemens Energy will ensure ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 25 March 2021: The Saudi Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has set a new Guinness World Records™ title for Lowest energy consumption for a water desalination plant with 2.27 kW/h per cubic meter of desalinated water. This new achievement is the latest of several records and milestones that SWCC has reached which further strengthened its global standing as a leader in the desalination industry, as it moves forward to accomplish the objectives of the Kingdom’s long-term Vision 2030 strategy by utilizing local content and expertise in all its current and future expansion projects.
SWCC has been investing in its engineering and research expertise to further drive design innovation, and to supply high-efficiency, low-energy consuming and flexible desalination plants, by utilizing ......read more
• Siemens Energy to supply 21 high-efficiency compressor trains for expanding Marjan oil and gas field in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
• The project reinforces commitment to society and Saudi Aramco’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program.
Saudi - February 09, 2021: Siemens Energy was selected to supply new electric motor driven compressors for Saudi Aramco’s Tanajib Plant facilities. The company received the order from the Spanish engineering and construction company, Técnicas Reunidas, who was awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the Marjan Onshore Packages 9 and 11 project last year.
Siemens Energy will supply a total of 21 compressor trains for the project. They will be used in several gas treatment plant ......read more
Agency’s 11th Assembly brings almost 2000 participants including 70 Ministers together virtually to set the course for a year of critical energy discussions
19 January 2021 – The International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) Eleventh Assembly started today (Monday) and takes place virtually setting the course for a critical year of global commitments to low-carbon development. With the postponed COP26 set to take place later this year, 2021 is seen as an important moment for countries to raise climate mitigation ambition including renewable energy deployment, to align economic recovery efforts with the goals of the Paris Agreement.
“The COVID-19 pandemic defined 2020,” said Francesco La Camera, IRENA Director-General. “However, as countries look to recover from the devastating ......read more
• Schneider Electric unveils new sustainable energy products at CES 2021, focuses beyond smart to resilient and sustainable Homes
• The leader in digital transformation of energy management evolves smart home technology to focus on efficiency, resilience and sustainability
• New solutions bring enhanced safety and control while delivering sustainable energy management choices directly to homeowners
13 January 2021: Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced at CES 2021 the expansion of their Wiser smart home ecosystem, furthering discussion around the Smart and Sustainable Home. The Wiser range marks a significant step forward to create affordable, sustainable, energy efficient, resilient and personalized ......read more
September 20, 2020: The Bloomberg Commodity Index, which tracks a basket of major commodities spread evenly across energy, metals and agriculture, traded higher for the first time in three weeks. A softer dollar, continued buying momentum among major U.S. crop futures and a Saudi-fueled bounce in oil products, together with Chinese economic optimism all helped support a week of broad-based gains across all three sectors. Gold traded quite passively with ‘algo’ traders currently in charge, something that for now has resulted in an unusually high positive correlation with the movements in the S&P 500 index.
Crude oil and fuel products led from the front as the sector recovered from the recent correction. The OPEC+ meeting saw a strong attack from the Saudi oil minister on members cheating on quotas and ......read more
• Siemens Energy to supply 20 compressor trains for a critical gas project in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)
• The project will enable the operator to manage its surplus gas volumes efficiently to meet seasonal demands
July 29, 2020: Siemens Energy was selected to provide centrifugal compressor systems for Saudi Aramco’s Hawiyah Unayzah Gas Reservoir Storage (HUGRS) project. The plant includes a gas injection facility with a capacity of 1,500 million standard cubic feet per day (MMSCFD) (42,475,270 cubic meters per day, or m3/d) and a withdrawal facility capable of processing up to 2,000 MMSCFD (56,633,693 m3/d) of gas.
Siemens Energy received the order from Samsung Engineering, who was awarded the engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the ......read more
• New facility will form part of Honeywell’s alignment to Saudi Vision 2030 and localization commitments, supporting economic diversification
• Honeywell becomes the first international company to produce industrial gas detectors in Saudi Arabia
June 02, 2020 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON), a global technology leader, has today announced it will open a new facility for the production of gas detection devices in Saudi Arabia. The factory underscores Honeywell’s commitment to the In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) program.
Established to accelerate Saudization, IKTVA’s aim is to achieve 70% localization of production and jobs by 2021 and act as a key enabler of Saudi Vision 2030. The new “Made in the Kingdom” Honeywell factory will support IKTVA’s localization ......read more
Power sector investor ENGIE Saudi Arabia says Kingdom’s renewables drive will boost economic diversification and result in job creation
Kingdom’s Public/Private Renewables Investment Forecast to Climb to US $30bn by 2025
Middle East Energy’s Renewables Conference to probe Kingdom’s green investment potential
Dubai, UAE: 18 February 2020: Saudi Arabia’s ambitious plans for a renewable-focused future will unearth a flurry of private sector investment and local manufacturing job creation opportunities, according to a leading regional power sector investor.
Turki Al Shehri; CEO of ENGIE Saudi Arabia, the industrial investor in the integrated water power plant (IWPP) sector, says the Kingdom’s renewables drive will significantly boost its economic diversification programme and see public and ......read more
• The Qbera-Schneider Electric Solar alliance brings together the financing and technology needed to provide access to energy in Sub Saharan Africa
• Improving access to energy in Sab Saharan Africa is critical for UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 7
• The first round of projects of 15 MW will be rolled out across in Mali, Ghana and Burkina Faso
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, February 01, 2020: Schneider Electric Solar Spain S.A., the Spanish entity of the Schneider Electric solar business division, has entered into a strategic alliance with Qbera Capital LLP, a leading asset management & independent advisory firm, to further support solar energy growth across selected frontier & emerging markets.
The Qbera-Schneider Electric Solar ......read more
The leading regional oil field services and equipment players are building further strength through collaboration in addressing the challenging & growing Hydraulic Fracturing market.
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 14, 2020: Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) announced today the signing of an agreement with AlMansoori Petroleum Services (AMPS). The announcement was made at the opening of this year’s International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC), taking place for the first time in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The agreement establishes an alliance between TAQA and UAE-based AlMansoori Petroleum Services to provide high-end fully-integrated fracturing and stimulation solutions, through combination of both companies’ respective ......read more
Tabreed first district cooling company in the region to receive ISO 50001:2018 certification
September 10, 2019: National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the leading UAE-based district cooling developer, has received the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 50001:2018 certification for the successful implementation of its Energy Management System. Tabreed is the first district cooling company in the region to have been certified under the revised version (2018) of the ISO 50001 standard.
Tabreed’s Energy Management System, developed in accordance with its operational excellence and due focus on energy efficiency requirements across all its 75 plants in the region, has enabled the company to receive the ISO 50001 certification. This ISO standard is based upon ......read more
Saudi Arabia’s pavilion will be the largest country pavilion at this year’s World Energy Congress, held 9 – 12 September.
Abu Dhabi, 3 July 2019: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will have a large presence at the 24th World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi after signing a major contract with the Organizing Committee today.
More than 20 organizations from the energy sector in Saudi Arabia are set to showcase their services during the World Energy Congress, highlighting the strength of the country’s energy sector and its efforts to move towards a more sustainable industry model.
Held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, the 24th World Energy Congress will offer a unique platform for global energy leaders to explore new ......read more
Agreements in Egypt and Bahrain open up new markets for company
Follows recent contract wins in Saudi Arabia and Kenya
May 12, 2019: Abdul Latif Jameel Energy has stepped up its active participation in the Middle East’s water sector with two agreements expanding its presence in Egypt and Bahrain.
Almar Water Solutions, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy’s dedicated water solutions unit, formed a joint venture with HA Utilities (HAU), part of Hassan Allam Holding (HAH), to provide sustainable water infrastructure solutions to municipal and industrial clients across Egypt.
Drawing on the extensive sector experience of both companies, the JV will work on developing sustainable water solutions, including water and wastewater management, and BOT and BOO projects in ......read more
Aims to invest over $1 billion in new investments and acquisitions over the next 3 years, including the acquisition of two North American companies in oilfield services technology and manufacturing
TAQA’s 2021 Strategy is to become a leading oilfield services and equipment provider, targeting new markets in the wider Middle East & North Africa (MENA) and investments in North America and other regions
TAQA’s drilling subsidiary recently announced the acquisition of Middle East drilling rigs business of Texas-based Schlumberger for $415 Million
Houston and Dammam, May 6, 2019 – Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) plans to acquire two companies in the North American oilfield services technology and manufacturing sectors by the end of the year. The ......read more
Riyadh, Monday 8 April, 2019: Khalid Al-Falih, Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister, said the Kingdom does not plan to deepen its oil production cuts. He added that oil markets are “healthy.”
Speaking to Manus Cranny, Bloomberg Television, Al-Falih said that the OPEC+ meeting in May will be a “key” gathering. He added that it’s still “premature” to decide if they will cut inventory.
Other highlights from the interview include:
Investor demand for Saudi Aramco’s debut dollar bond has exceeded $30 billion, Al-Falih said. The securities, which haven’t priced yet, will be the first of many debt offerings by the company.
Al-Falih said he still hopes that Saudi Arabian Oil Co., as the company is formally known, will proceed with an ......read more
Shuqaiq 3 will have a capacity to produce 450,000 cubic metres per day and serve 2 million people
This will be the company's third such facility, after Al Khobar 1 and Al Jubail RO4 (built in 2015)
With these three projects, the Spanish company will provide water to more than 3 million people
30 January 2019, Dubai United Arab Emirates: Water and Electricity Company LLC (WEC), the Saudi Arabia state-owned company in charge of desalination and water treatment projects, has awarded ACCIONA — along with its consortium partners Marubeni Corporation, Abdul Latif Jameel-CDC and Rawafid Alhadarah Holding Co. — the contract to finance, design and build the new Shuqaiq 3 desalination plant and operate and maintain it for 25 years.
This project, ACCIONA Agua's biggest so ......read more
January 23 2019, Saudi Arabia: Speaking to Bloomberg Television’s Jonathan Ferro, Saudi Aramco CEO Amin Nasser said the oil giant is talking to credit rating agencies in preparation for its foray into the international bond market. Aramco is looking at a potential bond sale to pay for SABIC.
Other highlights include:
“We will decide soon how much we would like to take from the bond market. Definitely it is going to be an international bond. We are currently in discussion with regard to how much and where.”
Aramco has no intention of buying more than 70% in SABIC
Aramco’s 2018 results are “great”
Big opportunities to help increase petrochemical output in the Kingdom to USD 453.3 billion by 2030
January 23, 2019 – Under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mishaal Bin Majid bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Governor of Jeddah, the Jeddah Centre for Forums and Events is set to host the 16th edition of the Saudi Plastic and Petrochemical Exhibition, organized by Riyadh Exhibition Company. The event, taking place from 27-30 January 2019, will host industry leaders from the Kingdom, the region and around the world as they discuss the latest developments related to the plastics and petrochemical industries at local, regional and international levels. The exhibition, supported by both government and private sectors, is strategically important as it provides an ideal platform to enable local companies to establish a base ......read more
H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih witnessed the significant progress being made at Barakah
16 January 2019: H.E. Eng. Khalid bin Abdulaziz Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry, and Mineral Resources for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) expressed his appreciation for the significant development of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant in a recent visit to the UAE. H.E. Eng. Al Falih commended the Emirati workforce who are highly skilled in the nuclear sector and committed to developing their skills and knowledge. H.E. Eng. Al-Falih was briefed on the latest developments of the Barakah Plant, located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi Emirate.
H.E. Eng. Al-Falih and his delegation were received at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant by H.E. Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi, Chief ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 13, 2019: As part of the third Global Energy Forum, His Excellency Khalid A. Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia delivered the opening address for day three of the Forum.
His Excellency Al-Falih later joined Frederick Kempe, President and CEO of the Atlantic Council, on a panel titled 'An Update On Saudi Vision 2030 and The Oil Market' .
Event to highlight contributions of petrochemicals to local economic diversification efforts
Saudi Arabia, January 07, 2019- Under the support of Diamond Sponsor SABIC, the 16th Saudi Plastics and Petrochemicals Exhibition will convene local, regional, and international industry leaders to discuss the latest technologies, services, and innovations in the plastics and petrochemicals sectors that are considered major economic contributors in Saudi Arabia. Taking place from January 27 to 30, 2019, the event backed by leading companies who will highlight the role of the two industries in the government’s ongoing economic diversification efforts.
The Saudi Plastics and Petrochemicals Exhibition 2019, which will take place at the Jeddah Center Forums and Events, will focus on sustainability and protection of the ......read more
Saudi Arabia, September 19, 2018: According to ICAEW’s latest Economic Insight report, the outlook for the Saudi economy remains strongly tied to the developments in international oil markets. Rising oil prices this year and potential supply disruptions from Libya, Venezuela and Iran, have improved the economic prospects for the Saudi economy, given the Kingdom’s role as a major oil producer with substantial spare production capacity. Despite the positive outlook, the accountancy and finance body says certain challenges to the Saudi economy remain.
Economic Insight: Middle East Q3 2018, produced by Oxford Economics, says the Saudi economy is expected to rebound to 2.1% growth this year against a backdrop of rising oil production, higher public spending, steady progress of economic and social reforms and ......read more
UL, through Gulf Renewables Lab, delivers its first solar power technology training and certification course in Dammam, KSA
Five-day session guides in the safe installation and maintenance of photovoltaic (PV) panels and systems.
Extensive training course created to help provide the highly-skilled and qualified workforce essential for MENA countries to develop their renewable energy industries.
Dubai, UAE, 23 May, 2018: Gulf Renewables Lab (GRL), a UL-GCC joint venture, is leading the drive towards a greener future for the region with the launch of its first solar panel installation program in Saudi Arabia. The firm recently completed its first five-day training session at GRL in Dammam, KSA in cooperation with Saudi Arabia’s National Power Academy.
Candidates received hands-on training ......read more
Saudi Arabia, April 5, 2018: The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a member of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group, signed a EUR 68 million Syndicated Murabaha agreement with the Government of Republic Cameroon.
The Facility will be used for the purchase of crude oil and the sale thereof to the republic of Cameroon through the national refinery company (SONARA), state-owned enterprise.
The agreement was signed by Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, CEO of the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) and Minister of the Economy Planning and Regional Development – Alamine Ousmane Mey, which took place in Tunisia during the 43rd Meeting of the Board of Governors of the IsDB.
Speaking at the signing ceremony held in Tunisia, Eng. Hani Salem Sonbol, ITFC CEO, stated: “In line ......read more
3 new stations to open in Dubai
3 major station extensions in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE – January 24, 2017: ADNOC Distribution, the UAE’s leading fuels and convenience retailer, has announced plans to open at least 13 new service stations in 2018 including, for the first time, sites in Dubai and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Three new service stations are planned for strategic locations across the Emirate of Dubai, nine new stations will open in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi, Ajman and Fujairah and at least one site will open in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), under a franchise agreement. In addition, major extensions will be completed at three existing stations in Abu Dhabi in 2018.
ADNOC Distribution’s Acting CEO, Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, commented: “Improving service, ......read more
Saudi Arabia, January 16, 2018: HVACR Expo Saudi (14-16 January 2018 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events) has hosted the first ever EU – Saudi Arabia Energy Efficiency Meeting, and seen the successful product launch of Samsung’s 68% energy saving cooling system.
The topic of HVACR has been heating up in Saudi Arabia since the outset of 2018 due to a combination of increasing power/fuel tariffs, growing public awareness, and a strengthened sense of responsibility that is sweeping the globe. Facing a new paradigm in their industry, thousands of HVACR professionals have already visited the Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events over the first two days of Saudi’s largest dedicated indoor climate and refrigeration event, HVACR Expo Saudi.
Having played host to the successful launch of the ......read more
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, January 2, 2018: Schneider Electric and the National Grid Saudi Arabia (SA) renewed the 3-year long Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed 3 years ago to continue to provide the National Grid Saudi Arabia with reliable and cost-effective electricity in Saudi Arabia, through which National Grid SA and Schneider Electric will cooperate in developing and advancing electricity infrastructure in the country.
The MoU renewal, inked between Mr. Najib AlNaeem, Country President of Schneider Electric and Eng. Waleed Al-Saadi, VP Engineering of National Grid SA, facilitates the two organizations to exchange knowledge, experiences, best practices and technology through conducting periodic technical forums hosted interchangeably at their premises.
The companies will also extend their collaboration as ......read more
Dubai, UAE, January 2, 2018: An “EU - Saudi Arabia Energy Efficiency Meeting” taking place in conjunction with HVACR Expo Saudi (14-16 January 2018, Jeddah Centre for Forums & Events) will gather key decision makers and experts from both the European Union and Saudi Arabia.
A high level “EU - Saudi Arabia Energy Efficiency Meeting” is taking place in Jeddah on January 14, 2018, under the initiative of the EU GCC Clean Energy Technology Network and the European Union Delegation to Saudi Arabia, with the participation of SASO (the Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization) and other Saudi entities. The event, organized in partnership with dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa and Eurovent ME, is held in conjunction with HVACR Expo Saudi 2018 at the Jeddah Centre for Forums & ......read more
Leading global engineering software provider organized one-day conference series in Middle East
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, November 10, 2016: Intergraph® Process, Power & Marine (PP&M), part of Hexagon and the world’s leading global provider of enterprise engineering software to the process, power and marine industries, organized its Middle East Users Conference in ......read more
Dubai, UAE- Halul Offshore Services Co., the offshore marine services arm of Milaha (Qatar Navigation), won the ‘Excellence in Health, Safety & Environment Award’ at the recently concluded 2nd Offshore Achievement Awards for the jack-up rig & liftboat industry. The award ceremony was held during the annual Offshore Jack Up Middle East (OJME) Conference at The Address Hotel, ......read more
PV power plant accounts for approximately 1% of Jordan’s total power generation capacity
TEMPE, Ariz./AMMAN, Jordan, October 9, 2016 – First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) today announced that it has commissioned the 52.5 megawatt (MW)AC Shams Ma’an project in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, on schedule.
The plant is owned by a consortium of investors consisting of ......read more
The UAE-based company aims for KSA to make up 50 per cent of its total revenue following an exclusive agreement with the Saudi Technology Development and Investment Company subsidiary
Dubai, UAE, July 19, 2016: UAE-based DC Pro Engineering – a global leader in District Energy, Co-Generation, Tri-Generation and sustainability in Green Building MEP designs, has partnered with TAQNIA ......read more
Deloitte: OPEC’s oil market share to fall by 5% by 2018
Deloitte: New global patterns could threaten OPEC’s position on global markets
5 July, 2015- The cyclicality of the oil and gas industry is unlikely to impact the long term trajectory of the sector. However the current fluctuations may speed up some of the trends that were already unfolding according to Deloitte’s ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, July 4, 2015 – Today marks the two-year anniversary of the inauguration and completion of London Array – the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The sophisticated, 630-megawatt wind power project – and Masdar’s largest international investment to date – continues to deliver clean and reliable energy to more than half-a-million homes throughout ......read more
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 23 June 2015: The value of major active projects in Turkey is worth almost $350bn representing an excellent new opportunity for GCC contractors and consultants impacted by falling oil prices, according to new research by MEED Projects, the region’s leading online projects tracking service.
Thanks to its booming economy and fast-growing population, Turkey has ......read more
SmartPlant® Enterprise solutions selected for integrated data and optimal plant operation and maintenance
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 15, 2015 – Yanbu Aramco Sinopec Refinery Company Ltd. (YASREF) has recently chosen Intergraph® SmartPlant® Enterprise solutions to optimize the operation and maintenance of its full-conversion refinery. The project is a significant ......read more
Call for Papers Breaks Industry World Record with 2,278 Proposals from 540 Organizations Across 65 Countries
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 23 June 2015 – Global industry leaders and decision-makers are set to make the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) 2015 a record-breaker, with the number of abstract submissions for the Conference Programme rising 26 ......read more
Pursuit of Local Water, Energy and Environment Innovations to be Boosted by New Advanced Facility
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 22 April, 2015 ̶ Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, an independent, research-driven graduate-level university focused on advanced energy and sustainable technologies, is launching its new Analytical Chemistry and Biochemistry (ACBC) Laboratory as part ......read more
Safety Maturity Index tool provides insights into where and how manufacturers need to optimize safety to improve plant performance
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 13th May 2015 – Rockwell Automation today announced the Safety Maturity Index (SMI) tool, a self-guided assessment that gives manufacturers visibility into the effectiveness of their safety programs and the ability to optimize plant ......read more
UAE, May 14, 2015- Drake & Scull International PJSC (DSI), a regional market leader in the integrated design, engineering and construction disciplines of Civil Contracting, Mechanical, Electrical and Plumbing (MEP), Water and Power, Rail and Oil and Gas reported today the financial results for Q1 2015 ended March 31st.
Revenues recorded for the quarter stood at AED 1.11 billion ......read more
Riyadh – May 09, 2015: Saudi Power 2015 – The International Trade Exhibition for Power is set to open next Monday, May 11, 2015, at the Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center (RICEC) under the patronage of the Saudi Ministry of Water and Electricity and organization by Riyadh Exhibitions Company Limited (REC), hosting 158 exhibitors from 28 countries including a ......read more
Trotec Group Germany has entered into an agreement with Vacker Group Dubai for distributing their dehumidifiers and other products in United Arab Emirate and other Middle East countries.
9 May 2015 – Vacker Dubai is excited to announce that they are now supplying international quality dehumidifiers in all of UAE, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. Vacker Dubai is a distributor of The ......read more
Dubai, 5 May 2015 – Global shipping, logistics and marine services company, GAC, is further strengthening its strategic focus on the worldwide energy sector with the appointment of William Hill as its Executive Group Vice President – Oil & Gas.
Group President Bengt Ekstrand says bringing a specific senior management focus on Oil & Gas is a clear signal of GAC’s ......read more
High-tech equipment manufacturer achieves new, record efficiency for its CIGS modules on mass production line in Schwäbisch Hall
Impressive transfer of the 21.7% world record for laboratory cells of technology partner ZSW Stuttgart to mass production
CEO Dieter Manz: 16% record efficiency in module format is an important milestone, but immense potential of CIGS technology not nearly ......read more
The Saudi Telecommunications Company, the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals and Ericsson collaborate to establish a centre of excellence to educate and prepare Saudi nationals for the telecommunications industry.
The centre aims to evaluate, test and transfer knowledge of emerging telecommunications technologies to students, thus preparing them for a career at STC.
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To Build, Own and Operate the World’s Largest Industrial Gas Complex
The Facility Will Supply 75,000 Metric Tons Per Day of Oxygen and Nitrogen to Saudi Aramco Refinery in Jazan for 20 Years
LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. (April , 2015) – Air Products (NYSE: APD) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by Saudi Aramco under a joint venture (JV) of Air Products and ACWA ......read more
March 21, 2015: The power consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) continues to grow at a steady rate. Over the last decade, it has witnessed an average annual increase in demand for electricity, with a significant rise in the number of subscribers. In order to address the challenges faced by the country’s power industry, Riyadh Exhibitions Company (REC) is looking forward to ......read more
• To Highlight Contributions to Smart Power Management Solutions for Evolving Saudi Healthcare Infrastructure
Riyadh-KSA: 16 March, 2015 – Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management, is set to display its comprehensive range of power management solutions at the third Saudi Forum for Hospital Planning and Design, held under the auspices of the Saudi Minister ......read more
Agreement envisions up to 4GW of renewable and natural gas projects
Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt, March 15, 2015 – Masdar, ACWA Power and the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) have concluded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to explore developing up to 4 Gigawatts of renewable and natural gas power generation projects in Egypt.
Dr. Ahmad Belhoul, CEO of Masdar; Paddy ......read more
24 January 2015: On January 22, 2015, in Abu Dhabi at the World Future Energy Summit, a contract for Technical Cooperation was signed between Almagar Group Environmental Energy Engineering Consultancy 3EC and Enekio in order to develop and deploy Smart Energy Solutions for Cities and Buildings and Eco System.
The document was endorsed by the signatures of Dr Ali Mohammed Almagar Al Shehri , ......read more
OPEC’s decision not to cut output is a bold move which is designed to cramp non-OPEC suppliers, especially US shale oil producers. The decision not to cut was led by Saudi Arabia and illustrates that the Kingdom is not prepared to lose out on market share in key export countries, instead it is trying to maintain competitiveness by cutting prices.
We believe oil prices ......read more
December 04, 2014 - The innovative EcoRemover® technology produced by Eurosicura S.r.l has been receiving positive feedback and favorable response from oil and gas companies across the GCC and the rest of the world due to its cost-efficient and eco-friendly benefits. Best Choice, an international real estate investment and development firm based in the Gulf and the EcoRemover® ......read more
Riyadh – November 24, 2014: MEED, the Middle East Business Intelligence, lists 26 projects worth USD 15 billion underway in the Saudi petrochemical sector, while another USD 46 billion worth projects are under planning stage. The plastic industry, on the other hand, is being developed to support economic diversification away from hydrocarbons. To complement the ongoing development, Saudi ......read more
Juno Lighting Group joins Schneider Electric’s significant market presence in the Middle East; the company’s innovative luminaires will be distributed by Lumasense
Dubai, UAE– 23 November 2014 – Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, today announced that it has expanded distribution of its market-leading ......read more
Aligning Cultures, Communication and Competence Key Issue in Post “Easy Oil Era” Panel Tells Delegates
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 13 November 2014 – The regional oil and gas industry needs to place Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) issues at the centre of planning during the post “easy oil” era, a distinguished panel of international experts and industry thought ......read more
SteelFab 2015 to be a catalyst of growth for regional steel fabrication & metal working industry
Sharjah, 1st October 2014 - Suppliers of steel fabrication and metal working equipment and technology are expecting a significant rise in demand from the region’s resurgent construction sector, one of the key demand drivers for the fabrication industry.
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•Siemens signs two contracts for SVCs at Madinah East, Hail-2 and Al Jouf-2 380kV substations
•SVC plus technology will be used for the first time in Saudi Arabia
•Siemens supports the Kingdom in developing a world class transmission network
Siemens, the global powerhouse which innovates the electrical world and operates in the fields of energy, infrastructure, industry ......read more
Riyadh-Saudi Arabia: 05 August, 2014 – Schneider Electric, a leading global specialist in energy management, today announced the appointment of Ziad Mortaja as Country President for its operations in Saudi Arabia and Yemen.
Schneider Electric enjoys a strong presence with three manufacturing plants employing over 1,200 staff in the Kingdom, and a robust network of marketing ......read more
Masdar and K.A.CARE to Work Together to Advance Development of Clean Energy Across the Region
Abu Dhabi June 16, 2014: Masdar and the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (K.A.CARE) today announced an agreement to work together to advance the development of renewable energy and clean technology across the region.
The accord, which comes at a time of increasing ......read more
5,000 Sq meter Riyadh Complex Employing 1,000 Personnel Sets New Benchmark in Sustainability Standards across Saudi Industry
Riyadh-Saudi Arabia: 14 June, 2014 - Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management, has received the prestigious ISO50001:2011 certification, becoming the first private company in Saudi Arabia to achieve the industry accreditation.
Assessed by Bureau ......read more
Riyadh – May 29, 2014: Saudi Energy 2014 – The International Trade Exhibition for Electricity, Power Generation, Alternative Energy, Water Technology and Lighting, concluded its three-day run yesterday (May 28, 2014) at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center. The show welcomed more than 8,000 specialized visitors from various related industries and featured 314 ......read more
Riyadh – May 27, 2014: Under The Patronage of H.E. The Minister of Water & Electricity, Eng. Abdullah Bin Abdulrahman Al Hussayen, H.E. Dr. Saleh Bin Hussein Al Awaji, Deputy Minister For Electricity, yesterday (May 26, 2014) opened Saudi Energy 2014 – The International Trade Exhibition for Electricity, Power Generation, Alternative Energy, Water Technology and Lighting, at the ......read more
Riyadh – May 22, 2014: Saudi Energy 2014 – The International Trade Exhibition for Electricity, Power Generation, Alternative Energy, Water Technology and Lighting, is set to open next Monday, May 26, 2014, at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Center (RIEC) hosting 314 exhibitors from 28 countries including a number of national pavilions. Held under the patronage of ......read more
Riyadh – May 14, 2014: The demand for energy is at an all time high in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), as it experiences a rise in all forms of lighting - including lighting setups for factories, energy plants and airports, emergency lighting systems for office and residences and other innovative lighting solutions like the ones used in economic cities and universities. The Saudi ......read more
Riyadh – May 05, 2014: The population of Saudi Arabia is growing at the rate of over 2.5 per cent, while the demand for water is increasing by more than 8.8 per cent annually. This has lead the Saudi government to make significant investment in the water desalination industry, which has experienced an annual growth rate of six per cent – the highest in the world. Furthermore, the ......read more
All Company Sites in Country Gear up to Secure Energy Management Accreditation
Riyadh-Saudi Arabia, 26 February, 2014 – Schneider Electric has become the first company in Saudi Arabia to be awarded the prestigious ISO50001:2011 certification with accreditation, marking a double conformity for its processes in energy management system (EnMS).
ISO 50001:2011 supports organisations in ......read more
520 exhibitors from 27 countries at Saudi Plast & Petrochem 2014 and Saudi Print & Pack kicks 2014
Riyadh – February 11, 2014: Saudi Plastics & Petrochem - the 11th International Plastics and Petrochem Exhibition and Plast & Pack – the 11th International Printing and Packaging Technologies, the largest plastics, petrochemical, printing, and packaging trade fairs in ......read more
Following the recent turnkey metro project in Riyadh and the supply of steam turbine generators for Shuqaiq power plant, the Group continues to expand its presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by producing and installing major equipment for the Saudi power grid, through its sustained relationship with Saudi Electricity Company (SEC), Saudi Arabia's electricity utility.
Between July and ......read more
• Energy University Offers Over 150 Online Courses
• Delivers 10 Courses in Arabic with 15 More to be Rolled-Out by End-2013
Riyadh–Saudi Arabia: 15 September, 2013 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, picked its first Energy University Hero in Saudi Arabia, through a nationwide competition that attracted over 680 students and ......read more
Jeddah-Saudi Arabia: 09 September, 2013 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, is set to display its established expertise in Data Center Infrastructure Management (DCIM) at the upcoming IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit 2013.
Organized under the patronage of the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Saudi Arabia, the event will run from 17 - 18 ......read more
Assessment Report Calls for Clear Policy and Legal Framework in GCC Region to Ensure Sustainable Deployment of Renewable Energy Projects
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 25 July, 2013 – Clear policy and legal framework with a consistent strategy will ensure sustainable deployment of the renewable energy projects across the GCC region, according to a GCC-wide study that was released today.
Titled ......read more