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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
tstott-briggs@energyinst.org

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.

Committee contact

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

Latest news

Corporate clean energy buying hits record high in 2018

26-02-2019
Corporations are purchasing record amounts of renewable energy as they strive to keep their sustainability promises – but will utilities be able to meet demand? Corporations purchased a record 13.4 GW of clean energy through long-term contracts last year, more than double the total for 2017, ac...

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Africa, Middle East could more than double onshore wind by 2023

15-02-2019
Data released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) shows that the Middle East and Africa installed 962 MW of new onshore wind capacity last year – an increase of more than 300 MW compared to 2017. After two years with lower installations, the regions have almost reached similar levels as in...

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US imposes new sanctions on Venezuela

15-02-2019
The US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced on 28 January 2019 the imposition of new sanctions against the country’s state oil company PdVSA, writes Ed Zwirn in New York and Keith Nuthall. The sanctions effectively halt US purchases of oil from Venezuela – the Lati...

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Total to invest in Saudi Arabia’s fuel retail network

14-02-2019
Total and Saudi Aramco have signed a 50:50 joint venture agreement to develop a network of fuel and retail services in Saudi Arabia, planning to invest around $1bn over the next six years. Total is reportedly the first international oil major to invest in Saudi Arabia’s fuel retail network.The ...

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New global alliance to help end plastic waste

16-01-2019
The Alliance to End Plastic Waste is a new non-profit organisation consisting of nearly 30 global companies that aims to advance solutions to help reduce mismanaged plastic waste in the environment‘Innovative plastics make modern life possible, but even the most beneficial product can be harmful if ...

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