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Total wins share of new Abu Dhabi oil concession
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Total wins share of new Abu Dhabi oil concession

Thursday, 29 January 2015 1:56 PM

French oil company signs agreement to take a 10% stake in a new 40-year onshore concession

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French Foreign Minister inaugurates plant in al-Zour, Kuwait

Wednesday, 28 January 2015 12:59 PM

During the visit of French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius to Kuwait, Kuwaiti Minister of Electricity, Water and Public Works Abdulaziz al-Ibrahim, invited him and French ambassador to Kuwait Christian Nakhle to take part in the inauguration ceremony of a seawater desalination plant in al-Zour, south of Kuwait City.

Saudi Aramco to postpone some projects due to oil price slump
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Saudi Aramco to postpone some projects due to oil price slump

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 1:49 PM

State oil company says it will also renegotiate some contract as it adjusts 'to the reality of today'

Oil price upheaval 'absolutely nothing' to do with us, says Saudi oil boss
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Oil price upheaval 'absolutely nothing' to do with us, says Saudi oil boss

Tuesday, 27 January 2015 11:52 AM

Head of Saudi Aramco said "no single person can dictate what that price is"

UAE expects oil price to start rebound by mid-2015
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UAE expects oil price to start rebound by mid-2015

Monday, 26 January 2015 1:47 PM

Economy minister Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri predicts oil market recovery, improvement in major economies

Oman picks advisors Muscat power firm privatisation
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Oman picks advisors Muscat power firm privatisation

Monday, 26 January 2015 1:34 PM

State-owned Electricity Holding Co explores possible privatisation of its distribution business

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Falling oil prices: not all bad news

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:46 PM

With dropping oil prices, some countries can heave a sigh of relief after years of surging costs.

Stock markets: Saudi Arabia rises after smooth succession
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Stock markets: Saudi Arabia rises after smooth succession

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:32 PM

Some analysts think King Salman will face pressure to ensure public support with state sector wage increases and other populist steps that could lead to a consumer spending boom.

Qatar utility firm Q4 net profit gains 9.3%
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Qatar utility firm Q4 net profit gains 9.3%

Monday, 26 January 2015 12:29 PM

Qatar Electricity and Water Co (QEWC) made a profit of $99m

UAE's Masdar inks deal to build Mauritania solar projects
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UAE's Masdar inks deal to build Mauritania solar projects

Saturday, 24 January 2015 9:52 AM

Abu Dhabi's renewable energy firm says seven projects are expected to be completed by Q1 2016

UAE's Bee'ah announces landfill solar project plan
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UAE's Bee'ah announces landfill solar project plan

Friday, 23 January 2015 9:31 AM

Sharjah-based environmental firm says seeking partner to build 20MW solar power project

Saudi's new king seen holding line on OPEC oil policy
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Saudi's new king seen holding line on OPEC oil policy

Friday, 23 January 2015 9:22 AM

King Salman is expected to support strategy of keeping output steady despite oil price plunge

Cheap oil will slow Gulf growth during 2015, say analysts
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Cheap oil will slow Gulf growth during 2015, say analysts

Thursday, 22 January 2015 3:29 PM

Reuters poll also says heavy spending by governments and healthy private sector activity will prevent any serious slump

Middle East oil losses could reach $300bn this year, warns IMF
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Middle East oil losses could reach $300bn this year, warns IMF

Thursday, 22 January 2015 9:55 AM

Losses are likely to reach 21% of gross domestic product in the countries of the GCC

Dubai raises renewable energy targets on cheaper solar
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Dubai raises renewable energy targets on cheaper solar

Wednesday, 21 January 2015 2:26 PM

DEWA chief targets 2.3% of power generation coming from renewables by 2017 and 15% by 2030


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