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EI Middle East branch

EI Middle East is currently represented through its UAE branch. If you would be interested in setting up a new branch elsewhere in the Middle East, please get in touch with Trevor Stott-Briggs, Managing Director, EI Middle East:

t: +971 50 615 6524

EI UAE branch

The EI UAE branch works closely with other regional institutions to offer a vibrant program of activities, as well as creating opportunities for collaboration and cooperation between the UAE and the UK across all energy sector activity.

As the UAE works towards its Energy Strategy 2050, the EI is committed to supporting the UAE energy community by sharing the knowledge, skills and good practice required to make the transition happen.

Forthcoming events 2019:

EI Middle East Branch Event Meeting30 April
EI - Industry CEOs Sustainability Breakfast11 June
EI Middle East Oil and Gas Training 19-21 August
EI Middle East Branch EventSeptember
EI - AUE Sustainability Training30 September
EI - AUE Sustainability Forum1 October
EI Middle East Branch Meeting12 November
Middle East HSE and Sustainability Forum8-10 December
EI - AUE HSE Training10 December

Committee contact

Waddah Ghanem
Position: Honorary Chairman
Steve Major
Position: President
Abdullatif Albitawi
Position: Honorary Treasurer
Ashley de Sa
Position: Honorary Membership Secretary
Belinda Griffiths
Position: Honorary Media & Communications Secretary

Latest news

Ineos to invest $2bn in Saudi Arabia

Ineos has has signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Aramco and Total of France to build three new plants as part of the Jubail 2 complex in Saudi Arabia, at a cost of $2bn.A new state-of-the-art 425,000 tonne acrylonitrile plant, will use Ineos’ technology and catalyst, and will be the fir...

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Saudi Arabia used less crude oil for power generation in 2018

Saudi Arabia reported burning an average of 0.4mn b/d of crude oil for power generation in 2018, the lowest amount since at least 2009, the earliest year that data is available from the Joint Organization Data Inititiative (JODI), reports the US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Saudi Ar...

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A major year for natural gas

According to Cedigaz’s just released First Estimates 2018 report, global gas consumption increased by 4.7% to 3,850bn cm in 2018, its fastest growth since 2010, when demand rebounded after the financial crisis. Year 2018 marked the second consecutive year of strong growth for natural gas demand (ris...

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Gas set to overtake oil projects in Iraq

Natural gas is about to take pole position for the world’s fourth largest crude producer – Iraq. Rystad Energy forecasts that gas developments in Iraq will overtake oil projects in 2019, measured in resources sanctioned for development, flying in the face of historical norms for the upstream industr...

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Saudi Aramco to acquire Shell’s SASREF refining stake

Saudi Aramco is to acquire Shell’s 50% share of the SASREF joint venture in Jubail Industrial City, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, for $631mn.Abdulaziz Al-Judaimi, Saudi Aramco‘s Senior Vice President of Downstream, says: ‘The partnership with Shell has led to a strong record of performance and del...

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