United Arab Emirates

  • Ras al-Khaimah Launches Petroleum Licensing Bids

    Ras al-Khaimah Launches Petroleum Licensing Bids

    Wednesday, 4th April 2018

    UAE emirate Ras al-Khaimah (RAK) launched its first petroleum licensing round on April 2 for exploration and development contracts in seven areas.

  • Shell, Vitol to Store Iraqi Crude at Fujairah

    Shell, Vitol to Store Iraqi Crude at Fujairah

    Tuesday, 1st November 2016
    Royal Dutch Shell and Vitol are stepping up their operations in the port of Fujairah to store Iraqi crude as production from the OPEC member rises.
  • S. Korea to Operate UAE’s Nuclear Plant

    S. Korea to Operate UAE’s Nuclear Plant

    Thursday, 20th October 2016
    The state-run utility firm Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) agreed to invest $900m in a company operating the first nuclear power plant in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
  • Abu Dhabi to Build 350MW Solar Power Facility

    Abu Dhabi to Build 350MW Solar Power Facility

    Thursday, 22nd September 2016
    Abu Dhabi has received six bids to build a 350MW solar power plant in Sweihan , east of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The proposed plant will generate 7% of its power from green methods by 2020.
  • Altaaqa Natural Gas Power Plants Reach Camroon

    Altaaqa Natural Gas Power Plants Reach Camroon

    Wednesday, 20th May 2015
    Altaaqa Global’s temporary natural gas power plants, with a joint capacity of 50 MW, have been installed and commissioned at the Logbaba power plant site in Douala, Cameroon
  • Hormuz Bypass Oil Pipeline Is Delayed

    Hormuz Bypass Oil Pipeline Is Delayed

    Monday, 9th January 2012
    A pipeline that would allow oil from the United Arab Emirates to bypass the Strait of Hormuz separating it from Iran has been delayed because of construction difficulties, two people with knowledge of the matter said.