UAE Nuclear Plant Gets Eco Nod

The country’s first nuclear plant receives approval from the UAE’s environmental regulator.

UAE-French JV Wins $817m

Abu Dhabi’s National Petroleum Construction Co and French Technip to build offshore oil facilities.

UAE Looks East For Oil Partners

New foreign partners, mainly from the Far East, are being targeted as stakeholders of the future.

Gulf Oil Prices Drop In June

Crude oil across the region is down as caution in China has knock-on effect for global oil prices.

Saudi Aramco To Sell Unit For $1.3bn

The oil giant signs agreement to sell its Vela marine unit to Saudi National Shipping Company.

Brent Dips Below $93

Key concerns about the European debt crisis offset worries about tighter North Sea supplies.

Tracking Qatar’s Next Move

Qatar’s government is hoping that its nascent non-oil sector will keep the economic engine running.

UAE’s Hormuz Bypass Opens

The new pipeline is expected to end the UAE’s dependence on the shipping route that Iran has threatened to block.

Brent Prices Hit 18-Month Low

Poor outlook for the US economy and rising supply pushed oil prices to around $92 per barrel on Thursday.

Brent Touches 17 Month Low

Oil prices briefly fell below $95 a barrel on Tuesday on Eurozone worries, but bounced back again.

ENOC Unit Gets $100m Financing

The amount will be partly used to construct a fuel pipeline from Jebel Ali to the Dubai Airport.

Swimming Downstream

The Gulf is refining its billion-dollar petrochemicals agenda to supply value-added products across the globe.

Saudi Eyes Joint Grid With Turkey

The Kingdom’s cabinet has approved authorities to hold discussions with Turkey for a joint electricity grid.

Brent Prices Drop Below $97

Concerns about the Eurozone debt crisis pushed crude oil prices towards its lowest so far this year on Tuesday.

Oil Prices Reach Above $102

The $125 billion aid package received by Spain to boost its banks has revived oil demand hopes.

Dana Gas Re-Shuffles Board

The UAE energy firm has announced a new chairman as it looks to repay a $920 million sukuk.

Tanzania Eyes UAE Investors

The African country has invited the UAE to invest in industries relating to oil and gas exploration.

Saudi Cuts Oil Output In May

The Kingdom pumped 9.8 million barrels per day last month, down 300,000 bpd from April.

Oman LNG Eyes 20% Output Rise

The company currently produces around eight million tonnes of liquefied natural gas a year.

Qatar’s RasGas At Full Capacity

The LNG plant is operating at 100 per cent capability after maintenance shutdowns earlier this year.

UAE Confirmed As IRENA HQ

The country has signed a ‘permanent headquarters’ agreement with the renewable energy agency.

Renewable Energy Market Flawed

Expert says GCC governments will not succeed in reaching their goal of a large renewable energy market by 2020.

Saudi Unlikely To Cut Oil Supply

Despite oil prices falling below $100 a barrel, Saudi Arabia will not cut supplies anytime soon, say experts.

Oil Hits Seven-Month Low

Crude oil prices dropped to nearly $100 per barrel fueled by fears about the Eurozone crisis.

Oil Down On Eurozone Worries

Price of crude oil has dropped on Eurozone debt worries and likelihood of Greece leaving the currency.

Improved Water Service For UAQ

Committee approves Dhs755 million infrastructure projects in the UAE’s East Coast and UAQ.

ADNOC Acquires EMARAT Stations

Abu Dhabi oil company signs agreement for EMARAT’s fuel stations across five emirates in the UAE.

IP – GDF Suez Deny Monopoly Issues

Exclusive: Utility company International Power-GDF Suez does not face market concentration in the ME.

The Ascent Of Aluminium

The GCC’s share of global aluminium production could reach ten per cent by 2022, but the sector faces hazards.

TAQA Eyes Turkey Investments

The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) is studying energy investments in Turkey.