EUGCC Region News


Higher gas price, demand growth fuel 61 pc jump in power costs

The cost of electricity purchased by the nation’s sole power offtaker, Oman Power and Water Procurement Company (OPWP), for eventual distribution to consumers, surged 61 per cent in the Main Interconnection System (MIS) last year, driven primarily

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Enhanced Oil Recovery brings latest technology in waste water treatment to Oman

Enhanced Oil Recovery LLC has partnered with Themark Corporation of USA to bring in the HydroPod technology to the Sultanate.

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Global praise for UAE’s renewable energy drive

That the UAE’s efforts in the field of renewable energy have been praised by none other than the European Union is a telling sign of the global recognition – and remarkable progress – of the nation in this area.

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Siemens signs long-term service deal for Umm Al Houl power plant

Siemens has been awarded a 25-year long-term service agreement for the planned Umm Al Houl combined cycle power plant in Qatar. The new power plant will be located 15km south of the capital Doha, adjacent to Qatar Economic Zone.

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Dewa, Masdar discuss renewable energy projects

Dubai: Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has said that the UAE, under the leadership of His Highness Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin

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Shell sees big potential for gas-to-liquids from Qatar

Europe's new specifications for paraffinic diesel fuels hold out promising potential for gas-to-liquids (GTL) from Qatar, according to Shell.

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Economic diversification now a necessity for the Gulf states

By Nasser Saidi/Beirut

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Saudi Arabia can take a page out of Dubai’s renewables book

Saudi Arabia originally planned to more than double its generating capacity to 120 gigawatts from 58GW using solar and nuclear power by 2032, but the country has hardly made any headway in its diversification efforts. 

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