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

Iraq’s OPEC+ compliance to fall short of target

Iraq produced more than 650,000 b/d above its target output level in May 2020 and is now being asked to make up for its non-compliance in future months. Rystad Energy estimates Iraq’s actual ability to cut more barrels is limited to between 300,000–500,000 b/d. Achieving any output target below 4mn ...

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Asia to lead global newbuild trunk/transmission pipeline additions by 2024

Asia will drive the global newbuild trunk/transmission pipeline additions with a contribution of about 36% of the oil and gas pipeline length additions by 2024, according to GlobalData.Its latest analysis reveals that Asia is likely to have 46,699 km of newbuild oil and gas pipelines by 2024. Planne...

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Standard Chartered Bank signs Middle East sustainable finance first

Oman Shipping Company and Standard Chartered Bank have announced the bank’s first sustainable financing deal in the Middle East, worth $35mn.The eight-year facility is linked to key sustainability targets in line with United Nations sustainable development goals and the credit margin under the facil...

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Global gas demand in 2020 set to fall by twice the amount lost after the 2008 financial crisis

The combination of the COVID-19 crisis and an exceptionally mild winter in the northern hemisphere have put global demand for natural gas on course for its largest annual decline in history, the International Energy Agency says in a new report. Global gas demand is expected to fall by 4%, or 150bn c...

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MENA LNG companies likely to put off upcoming projects due to economic slowdown

Reduced demand due to the economic slowdown in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, fuelled by the COVID-19 outbreak, has led to long-term LNG supply contract cancellations and cargo deferments by importing countries. This has resulted in low liquefaction capacity utilisation. The cascadi...

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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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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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Middle East Sustainability Forum

This is part of Middle East HSE and Sustainability Week - for the HSE Forum please click here. Sustainability: unmasking a new global landscape "Rather than compounding the [COVID-19] tragedy by allowing it to hinder clean energy transitions, we need to seize the opportunity to help accelerate the...

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