Saudi Review 2020

Honeywell has unveiled a new ‘Refinery of the Future’ concept, which demonstrates how carefully planned investments in refining operations—including integration with petrochemicals production—can help refiners improve profit margins.The concept was showcased at the annual Middle East Technology...






Thanks to state-of-the-art drilling technology, tremendous gas reserves are still being discovered and tapped into.It is expected that the demand for natural gas as a fuel or energy source, for example, will continue to increase in the future.Whether natural gas, process gas or gas mixtures, either...






Considerable expansion has taken place at Bahrain Ship Repairing and Engineering Company in the last 10 to 15 years. The company has through the decades continued to add value to the GCC’s shipping sector, offering a plethora of servicesBahrain Ship Repairing and Engineering Company (Basrec...






EagleBurgmann's new dynamic test and repairing facility for its dry gas seals not only brings valuable manufacturing know-how to Saudi Arabia, but it will be instrumental in enhancing local technical skills, says Andreas Raps, CEO, EagleBurgmannIt is good news for Saudi Arabia’s manufacturing sector...






Experience has taught me that you need to be always reviewing your core competencies, so as not to fall into the trap of becoming complacent, George Gourlay, the new CEO of AYTB, tells Abdulaziz Khattak of OGNGeorge Gourlay, the new CEO of Al Yusr Industrial Contracting (AYTB), has an ambitious...






Pall Corporation, a global leader in filtration, separation and purification, and Saudi-based Tanajib, a prominent petroleum services company, announced the formation of a joint venture named Pall Arabia to support the oil and gas and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia.They announced this...






Atlas Copco Rental Middle East offers some of the most cost- and energy-effective solutions, for both short- and long-term demands, for planned contingencies or unexpected emergencies in the energy sector.Running a large fleet, the company offers complete industrial rental solutions for every...






In its revisited vision of becoming a ‘globally best-in-class institute’, Saudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic is focussing on developing the Saudi professionals of tomorrowSaudi Petroleum Services Polytechnic (SPSP) has its sight set firmly on training future professionals for Saudi Arabia by...






Grandweld Shipyards has secured a contract to build four 41-m Fast Support Intervention Vessels (FSIV) for Saudi-based offshore oil and gas service provider, High Seas Marine Industrial Services Company (HSM).The first of its kind design will be built as per Saudi Aramco standards and will meet all...






Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) is building on its position as one of the least carbon-intensive oil and gas producers in the world by significantly expanding its Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) programme, Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Group CEO of...






Oil companies under Bahrain's National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) have implemented several initiatives to rationalise and promote energy improvement, reports our sister publication Gulf Daily News.This has contributed to reducing carbon dioxide emissions of at least 0.25 million tonnes per year...






The GCC is striving to increase its refining and petrochemical capacity, and an increased focus on integrating the downstream operations with adequate flexibility will allow the industry to respond to fluctuating demandsThe GCC’s downstream sector will continue to be a major global player in the...






Sulzer’s expertise in mass transfer technology and field services have proved fundamental in supporting maintenance operations at a large refinery and petrochemical complex in India.The automated weld overlay (AWO) CladFuse technology offered an ideal solution to reinstate and extend the service...






Having made a reputable name for itself in the bunkering business, Saudi Shipping and Maritime Services Company will leverage its strengths to offer more services in the supply chain and become a single supplier service companySaudi Shipping and Maritime Services Company (SSMSC) is expanding in a...






Saudi Arabia’s In-Kingdom Total Value Add (IKTVA) programme has attracted 468 investments from 25 countries with an estimated capital expenditure of $6.5 billion, resulting in 44 industrial facilities completed to-date, with another 64 facilities under construction.Since its inception in 2015, iktva...






Data from 2019 has both unpleasant and pleasant news about Saudi Arabia. While the economy grew by a weaker-than-expected 0.3 per cent, the non-oil sector grew by 3.3 per cent driven by growth in the private sector, according to data from the General Authority for Statistics.Saudi Arabia, the world’...






Saudi Arabia is still betting on earnings from oil, however, cautiously. Running in parallel is an ambitous non-oil diversification programme it hopes will shore up revenuesHydrocarbons will continue to dominate Saudi Arabia’s economy, despite the oil sector shrinking 3.6 per cent in 2019, hit by a...






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