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.

Middle East HSE and Sustainability Week

7 December 2020 - 9 December 2020,

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
Tadhg O’Donovan
Position: Honorary Education Secretary
Ghanim Kashwani
Position: Honorary Technology Secretary

Latest news

Middle East and North Africa attract overseas low carbon investors

A new research report by international law firm Ashurst has shown growing interest in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region from G20 investors in renewable energy, energy transition and decarbonisation technologies – but companies in the region lag behind their overseas counterparts.The rep...

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Hydrogen central to oil and gas industry decarbonisation as expectations for market growth surge

A new report reveals that hydrogen has surged up the priority list of many oil and gas organisations, taking a primary position in the sector’s decarbonisation efforts. A fifth (21%) of senior oil and gas industry professionals surveyed say their organisation is already actively entering the hy...

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Natural gas demand growth moderated in 2019

Cedigaz, the International Association for Natural Gas reports that slower economic growth, Chinese policy changes and a mild winter caused global gas demand growth to slow in a context of oversupply, resulting in a growing LNG surplus and much lower prices in 2019.The growth in natural gas demand s...

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US oil blockade could strand Saudi tankers

The Guardian reports that Saudi tankers holding around 40mn barrels of oil could be left stranded off the US coast as President Donald Trump considers a ban on imports to support domestic markets.A fleet of 19 supergiant tankers, holding 2mn barrels each, is understood to be en route to the US, wher...

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Slump in fuel demand and lack of storage capacity force Indian refiners to issue force majeure notices

The extended lockdown announced by India to curtail the spread of COVID-19 has impacted the country’s oil and gas sector rather heavily. This sudden halt in daily business activities and near standstill of transportation sector across the country has resulted in a sharp decline in fuel demand, which...

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Oil and Gas Industry Fundamentals - Awareness - Middle East

This 2-day training course provides delegates with an overview of principal activities inthe international upstream, midstream and downstream petroleum industry.

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Delivering Safety Culture Change using the Hearts and Minds Toolkit - Dubai

This 3-day interactive training course and certificate will teach delegates the fundamentals of improving safety culture using the award-winning Hearts and Minds toolkit.  It will teach the fundamentals of safety culture change, focusing on the various stages of a culture change programme, from...

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Level 1: Certificate in Energy Management Essentials - Dubai - October 2020

About: This introductory 5 day classroom course provides a comprehensive, practical overview of the fundamentals of energy management, equipping participants with all the essential knowledge and skills they need to save energy, reduce operational costs and carbon emissions, comply with legislat...

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Aviation Jet Fuel - Dubai - October 2020

This 2-day training course will provide delegates with an overview of aviation jet fuel, focusing on the jet engine, its underlying principles and fuel requirements as well as the critical characteristics of jet fuel, including additives, Industry best practice adopted in the supply, handling and us...

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Middle East HSE Forum

This is part of Middle East HSE and Sustainability Week - for the Sustainability Forum please click here. Respond | Rebuild | Recover Managing HSE in a new world in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and low commodity prices, and whilst tackling the opportunities of digital transformation and a ...

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