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King Salman Energy Park Phase I work in full swing

With major energy companies having signed agreements, Spark will add an annual $6 billion to the Kingdom’s GDP by 2035 and create thousands of new highly skilled jobsWork is in full swing at the King Salman Energy Park (Spark) industrial city coming up in the Saudi city of Dhahran in the Eastern Province with 60 per cent of Phase One facilities – including infrastructure, roads and utilities and real estate assets established across 14 sq km in addition to a dedicated 3 sq km logistics zone and...

In Brief

Fujairah Phase 3 refinery design readyFUJAIRAH: Brooge Energy (Formerly Brooge Holdings), through...



McDermott appoints Kawash Senior Vice President EMA

McDermott International has announced Tareq Kawash as Senior Vice-President for its Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region effective immediately. Kawash was formerly the Senior Vice President for the Europe, Africa, Russia and Caspian (EARC) region, which has been combined with the Mena region. 'Tareq has a wealth of experience and is a strategic, high-performing leader who understands the challenges and opportunities of our business and is committed to finding the best solutions for our...

PROJECT WATCH – SAUDI ARABIA

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Marjan Field Expansion – Package 1

Name of Client: Saudi AramcoEstimated Budget: $5,000,000,000Facility Type: Gas oil separation plant...

Mammoet lifts 3,200t jacket from RAK yard

Mammoet, a global heavy lifting and transport specialist, has been contracted by Eversendai Offshore...

Calendar of events

SEPTEMBER 20201-3 World Heavy Oil Congress & ExhibitionVenue: Oman Convention & Exhibition...

VIRTUAL EVENTS

4 August 2020Topic: Process Intelligence Live Website: https://www.processexcellencenetwork.com/...

ASME has three new members

Bryan Erler will begin his term as the 139th president of the American Society of Mechanical...

Dolve to head operations

Ine Dolve has been appointed SVP Operations and Asset Development in Aker BP.She holds a degree from...



Uncertainty lies ahead for global oil market

After the extraordinary swings in the oil markets in H1 this year, the supply demand has since then improved remarkably.A big, new Opec+ agreement saw a 9.7 mbpd cut come into effect in May and now extended through July. To date, monthly compliance has averaged 96 per cent. More recently, a July meeting of the JMMC agreed to taper cuts to 7.7 mbpd from August through to the end of the year (a further reduction to 5.8 mbpd is then planned through Q1 2022). The effective cut could be nearer to 8-8...



Unlocking the potential of GCC’s specialty chemicals industry

Regional companies need to employ key strategies to succeed in the specialty chemicals business, and cannot afford to miss out on the potential of unlocking these opportunities, says a GPCA reportThe evolution of the GCC chemical industry over the past decades has been a success story with growth rates exceeding that of GDP, making it an attractive market for investors.A diversification drive, the development of GCC's manufacturing industry, and the high export potential, are all creating an...

Augmented reality — a new approach to welder training

The shortage of welders worldwide is a reality, new technologies help to increase the training of...

GMIS 2020 calls for paradigm shift in managing risk, safety

C-level executives from leading organisations have called upon countries to step up efforts to...

Covid-19 impacts energy companies' supply chains: survey

75 per cent of companies faced supply disruptions that impacted operations, forcing many to look for...



AS-Schneider designs DBB valve system for instrument piping

A dual ball DBB can create a quick barrier with a 90-degree turn, which is a timesaving option. It also gives a reliable shut-off in critical applications, says a company spokesman in this technical paperTwenty years ago AS-Schneider created its double block and bleed (DBB) value series. Since then the company has reported many improvements in the system.Its latest innovative design of the DBB is specific for instrument piping and based the design on the standard Shell MESC SPE 77/165 and EEMUA...

CFST tubing — alternative to metallic downhole tubulars

CRA-Tubulars has announced the successful testing of its carbon fibre spoolable tubing (CFST), a new...



3T Saudi reduces total cost of industrial equipment ownership

The company's partners are pumping and compression industry pioneers, whose tailor-made solutions can handle any demanding application and thoroughly perform duty well over their total lifecycleThe leverage a smart new market entrant can have over older competitors is its keen understanding of the gaps in market demand and supply, and filling those gaps to make a mark.Top Tag Trading (3T Saudi) might well fall in that category. When it started four years ago, it envisioned itself as a multi-...

Sundyne enhances pump for NPSHr applications

Sundyne has announced a series of enhancements to the LMV 803Lr high-flow pump designed to deliver...



Egypt turns around energy fortunes

From friendly legislation to improving infrastrucutre and facilities, Egypt is making the right moves to grow its oil and gas sector, which is at a turning pointThings have improved drastically for Egypt in the oil and gas sector in a matter of four years with its new-found fortunes. Once an importer of fuel, the country achieved self-sufficiency in gas in 2018 and is now ready to punch above its weight.The turning point for the Arab world’s most populous country was the discovery of the massive...

Adopting digital transformation can help overcome challenges

Energy companies need create a holistic digital roadmap to achieve productivity and safety goals...

Schneider Electric to build national smart power grid

Schneider Electric, a leader in energy management and automation, has secured a €254 million ($278...

Egypt banks on renewables to meet surge in energy demand

Renewables in Egypt, which  currently make up only 2 per cent of the energy mix, have the potential...

Borets wins over customers in Egypt with quality pumps

Despite the global economic downturn, Borets has maintained its leading position and service quality...

TechnipFMC to build new hydrocracking complex

Technipfmc, a global leader in subsea, onshore and offshore, and surface projects, has signed a...

Sulzer revamp debottlenecks slug catchers at major oilfield

Sulzer Chemtech experts were called in by a top oil producer to reduce liquid carryover in three...




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