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Dampened Middle East oil and gas transaction activity in 2014
Environment & Energy | Sunday 8 March, 2015 1:39 pm
While the Middle East has substantial oil and gas reserves and production, in the context of the global transactions market both current and historic levels of activity are relatively low, according to EY’s Global Oil and Gas Transactions Review 2014. In the Middle East, transaction activity in...
Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo inaugurates Solar Power Plant for sustainable energy
Environment & Energy | Thursday 5 March, 2015 7:55 am
The Energy Division of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Company Ltd inaugurated a 60kW Solar Power Plant to provide a green energy to its facility, in the presence of South Korea’s Consul to Saudi Arabia Nakyoung Oh and Sheikh Khalid Bin Mohammed Kanoo, Group Deputy Chairman and Ahmed Fawzi, Kanoo Area...
Falling oil prices have global implications: Aon Political Risk Map 2015
Environment & Energy | Thursday 5 March, 2015 7:42 am
Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc (NYSE: AON), today unveiled its 2015 Political Risk Map which portrays political risk in emerging markets. Topping the list of political risks facing emerging market investors is the increasing instability in already-fragile oil...
H.H Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Inaugurates 40th Edition of MEE
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 3 March, 2015 12:37 am
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and the Minister of Finance and Industry of the UAE, has officially opened the 40th Anniversary Edition of Middle East Electricity (MEE) which takes place until 4 March, alongside partner event Solar Middle East, at Dubai World ...
GE Lighting announces new lines of businesses to support region’s focus on driving energy efficiency
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 3 March, 2015 12:07 am
GE Lighting (NYSE: GE) has announced its new organizational structure for the Middle East, Africa and Turkey (MEAT) region with a focus on enhanced customer service delivery and promoting sustainable lighting solutions. The new organizational structure shifts from managing geographies to focus on...
Dow Chemical and NEST collaborate for Thermal Energy Storage Research at Masdar Institute
Environment & Energy | Monday 2 March, 2015 1:14 pm
Dow, through an affiliate of The Dow Chemical Company, has announced its collaboration with Norwegian firm NEST (New Energy Storage Technology) AS on a Thermal Energy Storage (TES) pilot project in Abu Dhabi, in association with Masdar Institute of Science and Technology. The project, to be...
Oil market 'may have bottomed out'
Environment & Energy | Saturday 28 February, 2015 10:23 am
Oil prices have probably touched bottom and should recover in the second half of 2015 as the collapse in the market over the last year begins to curb production, a Reuters survey of analysts showed on Friday.Oversupply is likely to keep a lid on oil over the next few months, and prices could...
 DEWA hosts 8th mass wedding for 37 couples
Environment & Energy | Friday 27 February, 2015 12:52 am
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) hosted its 8th mass wedding, known as Anwar Dubai, for its staff. The ceremony was held under the patronage and in the presence of HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of DEWA. The move is part...
Dubai Customs and Ministry of Environment explore joint mechanism to act on seizures of CITES-listed species
Environment & Energy | Wednesday 25 February, 2015 2:44 pm
Dubai Customs received at its headquarters a delegation from the UAE Ministry of Environment & Water (MOEW), to explore and determine an appropriate joint mechanism to act on seizures of species listed in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES),...
DEWA inaugurates Mai Dubai bottled drinking water company and factory
Environment & Energy | Tuesday 24 February, 2015 7:52 am
HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), inaugurated the Mai Dubai bottled drinking-water company and factory in Yalayis on Al Qudra road in Dubai. The ceremony was attended by HH Sheikh Ahmed...