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Iran seals gas export agreement with Oman

03/14/2014, 08:45PM From theenergyinfo.com

Iran has sealed an agreement to export 10 billion cubic metres of gas per year to Oman, Iran's state news agency Iran said, in a deal that also involves building a pipeline across the Gulf at a cost of about $1 billion. ...

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Qatar to benefit from two major Internet projects in the Gulf region

03/14/2014, 08:45PM From ifpinfo.com

Two huge Internet cable projects, one submarine and one terrestrial, have been recently kicked off and will increase broadband Internet for the Gulf region – and with it Qatar – significantly....

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Bahrain's gas industry to save $300mn with waste-gas capture technology

03/14/2014, 08:30PM From theenergyinfo.com

Bahrain could save up to $300 million a year in the energy sector with the implementation of new technology...

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Saudi Arabian petrochemical sales touch $80.8 billion in 2013

03/13/2014, 09:00PM From ifpinfo.com

Listed petrochemical firms in Saudi Arabia together sold SR303 billion ($80.8 billion) worth of petrochemical products in 2013, accounting for about 11 percent of the Kingdom’s gross domestic product, Arab News reported quoting local media....

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Total unit signs Elf Lubricants agreement

03/13/2014, 09:00PM From theenergyinfo.com

Dubai-based Total Marketing Middle East (TMME), a wholly-owned subsidiary of French oil giant Total, has signed three strategic agreements with AW Rostamani Trading for its Elf brand. ...

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Omani SMEs exhibition kicks off in Dubai

03/13/2014, 06:45PM From gulfnews.com

The first Omani Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) exhibition kicked off in Dubai on Thursday with the aim of sharing the best practices and to be exposed to Dubai’s business experience...

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Alstom opens its first smart grid centre in Dubai

03/12/2014, 09:00PM From theenergyinfo.com

Alstom, a leading provider of advanced electrical grid solutions, has opened its first smart grid centre in the Middle East in Dubai. ...

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Oman to award $65bn worth EPC contracts in next 5 yrs

03/12/2014, 08:45PM From theenergyinfo.com

Oman will award engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contracts worth $65 billion in the next five years, an expert said on 10 March...

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Italian firms to have strong presence in Project Qatar 2014

03/12/2014, 08:45PM From ifpinfo.com

Italy is expected to have the biggest presence among European companies that will be participating in the 11th edition of Project Qatar in May, the chairperson of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Qatar said...

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Qatar Rail awards €506 million contract to Spain’s FCC

03/12/2014, 08:45PM From ifpinfo.com

FCC has been awarded a contract by the Qatar Railways Company to build a section of Doha Metro red line (Qatar) for 506 million euro. . ...

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