Aramco joins Exxon, BP, Shell in starting to curb own emissions

Members of the Oil & Gas Climate Initiative pledged to reduce the carbon intensity of their operations to between 20 and 21 kilograms of carbon dioxide per barrel of crude equivalent by 2025

Sharjah’s Bee’ah launches new biomass facility

The plant will process 200 tonnes of cellulose and carbon-based waste daily

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UAE’s ENEC completes construction of second unit of Barakah nuclear energy plant

Located in Al Dhafrah, the Barakah plant is one of the largest nuclear energy new build projects in the world

Saudis meet some oil buyers’ requests ahead of OPEC+ panel

Producers as well as their allies have slashed exports as OPEC+ embarked on its biggest-ever joint oil production cuts amid reduced demand

OPEC readies next move in bid to avoid oil-market taper tantrum

While oil prices have recovered to $43 a barrel in London, from a two-decade low of $15.98 in late April, sentiment in the market remains fragile

Air Products plans $5bn green fuel plant in Saudi Arabia

The project will be located at Neom on the Red Sea coast in northwestern Saudi Arabia

TOPSHOT - A worker wearing a hard hat walks past a mural in Dubai on June 3, 2020. - Shopping malls in Dubai will fully reopen for business on June 3, in the latest easing of COVID-19 coronavirus restrictions, the emirate's media office announced. The step makes the glitzy city-state the first in the Middle East to drop nearly all restrictions to combat the spread of the novel coronavirus that hit retailers and leisure activities. (Photo by Karim SAHIB / AFP) (Photo by KARIM SAHIB/AFP via Getty Images)

Messages from executives: How are regional offices reopening amid Covid-19 concerns?

With regional businesses now allowed to return back to offices, how are they handling the transition?

ADNOC hires Morgan Stanley veteran Klaus Froehlich as CIO

Froehlich spent 16 years working at Morgan Stanley in Europe and the Middle East

How should regional economies rebuild a post-Covid world

Sustainability must take priority as economies begin the process of recovering from the impact of the coronavirus

Energy innovation spend needs to triple by 2030 to hit climate goals

As much as 60 billion tons of emissions, about twice what the world spewed out in 2019, could be prevented if money is spent in these new markets

OPEC cuts output to lowest since 1991 as virus slams oil demand

The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries cut production by 1.93 million barrels a day to 22.69 million a day last month

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UAE’s Taqa to offer more shares in asset-transfer deal

Taqa has 23 gigawatts of power-generation capacity globally, with assets in Canada, Ghana, India, Iraq, the US and several other countries

UAE oil-storage hub to open new tanks this year

Brooge is adding eight tanks at the site in the UAE port of Fujairah

UAE announces fuel prices for July 2020

Prices are unchanged from April 2020

Oil extends drop with virus milestones spurring demand angst

A surge in cases across the southern and western US is causing states to reinstate measures, threatening the outlook for oil demand

Oil falls again with virus resurgence casting doubt on demand

US gasoline futures tumbled the most in two months amid fears that lockdowns may need to be re-imposed

Abu Dhabi’s ADNOC announces $20.7bn energy infrastructure deal

A consortium of investors will collectively acquire a 49 per cent stake in ADNOC Gas Pipeline Assets

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Dubai-owned ENOC Group records increase in storage demand across facilities globally

ENOC Group owns and operates ten terminals with a total combined storage capacity of 6.6 million cubic metres across 346 tanks

Oil holds near $42 while investors weigh demand against virus

Brent futures for August settlement gained 3 cents to $42.22 a barrel on the ICE Futures Europe exchange as of 12.03pm in Singapore

Maaden phosphate unit signs $4.1bn finance deal

Maaden Waad Al Shamal Phosphate Co. will refinance $2.3bn owed to a syndicate of commercial banks and financial institutions

Saudi oil minister sees ‘encouraging signs’ of demand recovery

Prince Abdulaziz said the next two weeks will be “critical” for OPEC+ to demonstrate all countries are adhering to agreed production cuts

OPEC says virus to keep fuel demand under pressure this year

The slow resumption of flights will constrain jet-fuel consumption, and high unemployment will restrict gasoline use

Oil giant Saudi Aramco completes $70bn takeover of SABIC

Aramco will push back the bulk of installments until after 2022 and delay the final one by three years until 2028

Oman steps up plan to build Middle East’s biggest oil-tank farm

Oman Tank Terminal Co. (OTTCO) has almost finished constructing eight tanks to store crude for a new refinery near the town of Duqm on the Arabian Sea

Covid-19 impact on the regional energy sector: Is it set for a rebound?

In light of historic oil price routs and oversupply triggered by the novel coronavirus, how imminent and optimal is recovery for regional energy markets? Gulf Business speaks to Rita Allan, senior Construction and Projects associate at Pinsent Masons Middle East, to find out more

Saudi oil exports to US plunge to lowest level in 35 years

The kingdom has exported just one cargo to the US so far in June, equivalent to about 133,000 barrels a day

Second wave virus concerns loom large over crude oil market

While oil has rebounded rapidly since April as OPEC+ production cuts kicked in and US output fell, the rally fizzled last week

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Saudis cut July oil supply to some Asian buyers by up to 40%

The cuts were widespread across the region from South Asia and Southeast Asia to some parts of North Asia

Oil falls for a third day with second-wave virus risks in focus

Futures in New York fell below $35 a barrel after losing 8.3 per cent last week

Aramco begins taking SABIC stake in $69bn of block trades

Aramco will pay $24.8bn this week as a first installment in the deal