Anti-fracking and Keystone XL pipeline activists demonstrate in lower Manhattan on September 21, 2013 in New York City. Across the country numerous protests are planned on what activists are calling a national day of action to 'Draw the Line' on tar sands, Keystone XL, and fracking which many people believe are contributing to climate change and other environmental issues affecting communities. The controversial Keystone XL pipeline project looks to get U.S. permission to funnel CanadaÕs carbon-heavy oil sands across the United States to refineries on the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coasts. (Getty Images)
Sharjah-based Gulf Petrochem has ballooned into a $2.5bn oil conglomerate in less than 20 years. Co-founder Sudhir Goyel reveals why the UAE is no longer the centre-of-attention, as global plans take hold.