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Suhar Cement to start operations at new plant

June 11, 2018

Oman-based Suhar Cement will start operations at its new facility featuring a cement-grinding unit with a capacity of around 240 tonnes per hour later this year to help increase the domestic cement pr... View more

Sama suspends Willis Saudi Arabia operations

June 10, 2018

A number of companies including airlines and aviation firms in the GCC and Egypt have dissolved agreements with Willis Saudi Arabia following the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority s (Sama) decision to ... View more

VIVA Bahrain gears up for 5G operations

June 9, 2018

VIVA Bahrain a leading telecom services operator in the kingdom has launched the first live and public 5G network demonstration in the kingdom ahead of its deployment at homes and businesses in co-ord... View more

Bloom in deal to boost FM operations in Saudi Arabia

June 4, 2018

Abu Dhabi-based Bloom Holding said one of its subsidiaries b.fm has signed a MoU with Saudi real estate group AlKifah to collaborate on setting up facilities management (FM) operations and related con... View more

FAB appoints new chief for UK operations

June 3, 2018

First Abu Dhabi Bank (FAB) has appointed Paul Hartwell as the new chief executive of the bank s operations in the United Kingdom subject to regulatory approvals. Hartwell joins FAB with over 30 years ... View more

Cyclone-hit Salalah Port to restart operations on June 1

May 31, 2018

Oman s Port of Salalah is preparing to restart operations after Cyclone Mekunu almost shut down the transshipment and logistics hub last week said a report. The port will receive its first container v... View more

Saudia begins operations from new Jeddah airport

May 30, 2018

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) the national flag carrier of the Kingdom flew more than 130 guests on the first commercial aircraft to depart from the New King Abdulaziz International Airport in Jedda... View more

USCO 'working to resume operations at fire-hit plant'

May 24, 2018

Bahrain-based United Stainless Steel Company (USCO) a leading stainless steel mill said that it is working closely with authorities to investigate a fire incident at its plant managed by ChromiumSteel... View more

New Jazeera Airways terminal starts operations tomorrow

May 21, 2018

Jazeera Airways Kuwait s leading low-cost airline has officially inaugurated the Jazeera terminal (T5) at the Kuwait International Airport announcing that it will start welcoming passengers through th... View more

Emaar Hospitality adopts Microsoft tech to optimise operations

May 10, 2018

Microsoft has announced that Emaar Hospitality Group the hospitality and leisure business of Dubai-based Emaar Properties has chosen to adopt Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations as part of a visio... View more

Moody's launches operations in Saudi Arabia

May 8, 2018

Moody s Investors Service today (May 8) announced that it has officially started its operations in the Saudi Arabia. The launch of Moody s Saudi operations reinforces its ongoing commitment to the dev... View more

Corah joins as director of operations

May 3, 2018

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah has appointed Corah Caples as director of operations. Corah has over ten years of management experience in the luxury hotel industry across all aspects of hotel ope... View more

LuLu Financial begins operations in Hong Kong

May 3, 2018

LuLu Financial Group a leading financial services and payments solution brand has started its operations in Hong Kong with the inauguration of its head office at Hankow Centre in Kowloon. The branch w... View more

Adnoc unit wins Borouge container terminal operations

May 2, 2018

Adnoc Logistics and Services the shipping and services arm of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has signed a contract with Borouge a leading provider of value creating plastics solutions to handle it... View more

Emirates NBD expands operations in Saudi

April 16, 2018

Emirates NBD a leading banking group in the region has expanded operations in Saudi Arabia with the recent inauguration of its first branch in Jeddah. The bank has also and announced plans to soon ope... View more

New operations head at Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah

April 15, 2018

Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah has appointed Corah Caples as the property s new director of operations. Caples has over 10 years of management experience in the luxury hotel industry across all a... View more

Microsoft names president for Saudi operations

April 15, 2018

Microsoft has announced the appointment of Thamer Alharbi as president for Microsoft Arabia in Saudi Arabia. In his new role Alharbi will spearhead Microsoft s efforts in accelerating digital transfor... View more

Oman Air starts operations from Muscat airport's new terminal

April 12, 2018

Oman Air has started its operations from the new passenger terminal at the Muscat International Airport. From March 20 all incoming and outgoing flights were transferred from the current terminal to t... View more

Bahrain airport set for F1 cargo operations

April 4, 2018

Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) the operator and managing body of Bahrain International Airport (BIA) is gearing up for the 2018 Formula One (F1) Gulf Air Bahrain Grand Prix and is finalising preparatio... View more

GP Global expands European, APAC operations

April 3, 2018

UAE-based GP Global (formerly Gulf Petrochem Group) has expanded its European and Asia Pacific bunkering operations with the appointment of five senior traders alongside a new office in Hull UK and a ... View more

Siemens appoints CEO for Oman operations

April 1, 2018

Siemens a leading technology company has appointed Claudia Vergueiro Massei (34) as the chief executive officer of its operations in Oman. In her new role Massei will be responsible for overseeing Sie... View more

Alba appoints new manager for casthouse operations

March 5, 2018

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) the Bahrain-based aluminium smelter has appointed Hussain Faqihi as its new manager for casthouse operations. Faqihi joined Alba in 1996 as trainee supervisor in casthouse ope... View more

AirAsia sells aircraft leasing operations for $1.8bn

March 1, 2018

AirAsia Berhad has agreed to sell its aircraft leasing operations for 1.18 billion to BBAM Limited Partnership (BBAM) one of the world s largest dedicated managers of investments in commercial jet air... View more

Bahrain real estate watchdog ready to start operations

February 28, 2018

Bahrain s Real Estate Regulatory Authority (Rera) is all set to launch its operations from tomorrow (March 1). The kingdom s Bahrain s real estate watchdog will initially focus on the licensing of rea... View more

Alba appoints acting chief operations officer

February 19, 2018

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba) has announced the appointment of Dr Abdulla Habib Ahmed as the acting chief operations officer (COO) with immediate effect. Dr Ahmed joined Alba in 1995 as a trainee engineer.... View more

Equate recruits 34 Kuwaiti operations technologists

February 13, 2018

Equate Group a leading producer of petrochemicals in Kuwait has revealed that 34 Kuwaiti operations technologists have joined its growing team of talents. The recruiment is part of the 10th wave of tr... View more

Sohar Aluminium resumes full operations

February 5, 2018

Oman s Sohar Aluminium successfully resumed full operations in record time after an unexpected disruption in its normal operations which led to the complete shutdown of its potline on August 4 2017 sa... View more

$1.1bn Egypt plant to start operations soon

February 1, 2018

Egypt is all set to start operations at a 1.1 billion cement plant in Beni Suef city located 120 km south of capital Cairo. The factory which has six production lines will produce 13 million tonnes pe... View more

Dafza opens Richemont operations centre

January 10, 2018

Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (Dafza) has opened Swiss luxury goods group Richemont s new state-of-the-art operations centre. Inaugurated by Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum chairman of Dafza the ... View more

Qatargas-Rasgas merger kicks off operations

January 4, 2018

Qatar Petroleum has announced the official start of operations of the new Qatargas following the successful completion of the integration with RasGas which was announced in December 2016. Saad Sherida... View more

STC to build largest network operations centre in Mena

December 31, 2017

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) the kingdom s leading telecom services operator has begun constructing the largest network operations centre in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region at the King A... View more

Azizi plans $2.5bn spend on UAE operations in 2018

December 20, 2017

Azizi Developments one of the fastest growing developers in the UAE said it will be investing Dh9.1 billion ( 2.5 billion) across its operations in the country next year significantly higher than its ... View more

New operations head for Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain

December 3, 2017

Mövenpick Hotel Bahrain has appointed Adil Souate as its new operations manager. In his new role Souate will oversee food and beverage rooms division wellness and security. Prior to his transition to ... View more

Shuaa Capital begins operations in Egypt

November 26, 2017

UAE-based Shuaa Capital a top financial services firm said that its securities brokerage arm Shuaa Securities has officially commenced operations in the Egyptian market. With an initial and dedicated ... View more

Saudi Railway to launch Hail operations

November 23, 2017

Saudi authorities have announced the official opening of the fourth station on Northern Railway network at Hail city. The railway built at a cost of SR10 billion ( 2.7 billion) will start its operatio... View more

British Airways marks 85 year of Kuwait operations

November 22, 2017

British Airways is celebrating 85 years of flying into Kuwait with the launch of several new products including its new luxurious Club World sleep proposition by spring 2018 and revamped catering menu... View more

Al Rawdah selects SAP solutions for UAE operations

November 16, 2017

Emirates Modern Poultry Co also known as Al Rawdah has partnered with SAP to provide its Enterprise Resource Planning framework to improve confidentiality integrity availability and customer support a... View more

Abu Dhabi starts commercial operations at $1.5bn utility plant

November 15, 2017

Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (Adwea) has started the commercial operations at its Dh5.4 billion ( 1.46 billion) Mirfa Independent Water and Power Plant located about 110km from the UAE ca... View more

Emirates NBD begins operations in India

November 8, 2017

Emirates NBD a leading bank in the region marked the commencement of operations in India with the inauguration of its first branch in the country s commercial centre Mumbai. The Mumbai branch centrall... View more

Omani insurer NLGIC to launch Kuwait operations

November 4, 2017

Leading Omani insurer National Life and General Insurance (NLGIC) said it has won approval from Kuwaiti authorities to launch its operations in the country. It is the company s second foray outside th... View more

Ooredoo officially launches Gaza operations

October 24, 2017

Ooredoo an international communications company operating across the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region said its Palestinian unit Wataniya Mobile has officially launched its operations in Gaza... View more

S&P Global Ratings begins Saudi operations

October 23, 2017

S&P Global Ratings today announced the expansion of its operations in the Middle East with the opening of a branch in Saudi Arabia s capital Riyadh. Having received its final license from Saudi Arabia... View more

Emirates marks 15th year of operations to Japan

October 5, 2017

Dubai-based Emirates airlines is celebrating 15 years of operations to Japan having started in October 2002 with with four-weekly non-stop flights to Osaka. Now serving three points in Japan daily Emi... View more

Monarch Airlines goes bankrupt; ceases operations

October 3, 2017

Monarch Airlines the UK s fifth largest airline has suddenly ceased operations leaving more than 100 000 passengers stranded at airports said a report. We are sorry to inform you that as of October 2 ... View more

Bernabé gets key operations role

October 1, 2017

Avani Hotels & Resorts has appointed Alejandro Bernabé as vice president of operations. Bernabé joined Avani as group director in January this year. He reports directly to Robert Kunkler chief operati... View more

IndiGo expands operations with 18 flight frequencies

September 28, 2017

IndiGo one of India s leading budget airlines has announced 18 new non-stop flights across its destination network six of which will be daily non-stop flights. Starting October 29 the carrier will lau... View more

Dafza firms to get dual licences for Dubai operations

September 23, 2017

The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (Dafza) the premier freezone in Dubai which aims to attract local and national foreign direct investments (FDIs) said it has signed an agreement with the Departmen... View more

Avani Hotels appoints new operations VP

September 13, 2017

Avani Hotels & Resorts Minor Hotels vibrant upscale lifestyle brand has announced the appointment of Alejandro Bernabé as vice president of operations Avani Hotels & Resorts. Bernabé joined Avani as g... View more

Careem appoints new senior VP operations

September 13, 2017

Careem a leading ride-hailing service in the Middle East and North Africa has appointed Sandeep Shetty as senior vice president operations. In this role Shetty will oversee the company s supply operat... View more

$2.6bn Saudi railway starts operations in December

September 13, 2017

Saudi Arabia will start operations on the country s longest railway running 2 750-km between capital Riyadh and the northern city of Gurayat on December 24. It is being built at a cost of SR10 billion... View more

Eversendai set to expand UAE operations

September 7, 2017

Malaysian engineering and construction company Eversendai has signed a new investment agreement with Sharjah government for the leasing of an additional 1.3 million sq ft area in Hamriyah Free Zone Au... View more

Iran kicks off solar power plant operations

September 7, 2017

Iran has put into operation a 100-kilowatt solar power plant in Isfahan a report said. The solar plant has been invested by an industrial company active in the field of electricity and energy with coo... View more

BPL Global to start Dubai operations

September 5, 2017

BPL Global a leading specialist credit and political risk insurance (CPRI) broker has been granted a brokerage license by the Dubai Financial Services Authority to conduct insurance intermediation bus... View more

Airberlin to cancel Abu Dhabi operations

September 2, 2017

German carrier Air Berlin has announced cancellation of all its operations between Berlin and Abu Dhabi (UAE) starting from mid-September. The decision comes just weeks after the airline filed for ins... View more

Trina begins PV module operations in Dubai

August 14, 2017

Trina Solar a global leader in solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions has commenced operations of its PV modules in the 10MW Sustainable City in Dubai UAE which will use clean energy sources to meet its en... View more

GPIC receives port operations licence

August 10, 2017

The Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC) has been licenced by the Ministry of Transport and Telecommunications Ports and Maritime Navigation Affairs Department to operate and manage the compan... View more

Milaha launches warehousing, 3PL operations in Sohar

August 7, 2017

Qatar Navigation (Milaha) a leading maritime and logistics conglomerate has set up a warehousing and 3PL services unit within Oman s Sohar Free Zone said a report. Milaha also looks to further explore... View more

Sofitel the Palm appoints new operations head

July 18, 2017

Sofitel The Palm has announced the appointment of Ramsey El Saarany as the new director of operations for the five-star property. El Saarany a British National joined in August 2013 as director of roo... View more

Boeing Global Services begins operations

July 2, 2017

Boeing has launched its third major business with Boeing Global Services beginning operations alongside Commercial Airplanes and Defence Space & Security. This new dedicated services business focuses ... View more

Simmons Edeco expands EU operations base

June 29, 2017

Canada-based Simmons Edeco a privately-owned oilfield service company said it has dramatically expanded and enhanced its European operations base in Great Yarmouth England. Simmons Edeco is a major su... View more

Irani named director of operations at Raffles Dubai

June 29, 2017

Krystel Irani has been appointed as director of operations Raffles Dubai an iconic property in the UAE emirate. In her new role Irani will oversee all the daily hotel operations at the landmark proper... View more

Etihad to boost Mena operations, adds new Dammam flight

June 24, 2017

UAE national carrier Etihad Airways is set to boost capacity between its Abu Dhabi hub and the key markets of Amman (Jordan) Beirut (Lebanon) Cairo (Egypt) and Casablanca and Rabat (Morocco) in the Mi... View more

Damen to deliver three build tugs for EU operations

June 15, 2017

Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards Group said it will deliver three new build tugs to Kotug Smit Towage for its European harbour towage operations. This order will bring the total number of Damen-built... View more

Careem set to launch Palestine operations

June 13, 2017

Dubai-based Careem a leading ride-hailing service in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) has expanded its services to Palestine as part of its broader commitment to further grow in the region. The... View more

Epicor to boost Dubai South operations

June 13, 2017

US-based Epicor Software Corporation said its international partner RheinBrücke has signed an agreement with SmartWorld a leading smart services provider in the region to deliver Epicor solutions and ... View more

Agility adds 95 trucks to GCC operations

May 30, 2017

Agility a leading global logistics provider has expanded its regional overland fleet by adding 95 new Mercedes-Benz Actros 2041S 4x2 tractors to its Abu Dhabi Kuwait and Bahrain operations. The expans... View more

Turkish Airlines plans big ME, German operations

May 27, 2017

Turkish Airlines is set to launch direct flights from Germany and top Middle Eastern destinations - Saudi Arabia Kuwait Iraq and Jordan - to Turkish touristic hotspots of Bodrum Antalya and Trabzon st... View more

Aramco to spend $18bn to boost US refining operations

May 27, 2017

Oil giant Saudi Aramco is set to spend 18 billion over the next five years to expand its operations in the Americas focusing on its wholly-owned oil refining unit in the US - Motiva Enterprises. The A... View more

IBBC names new regional operations head

May 6, 2017

Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC) has appointed Vikas Handa as the UAE Representative to run its office in Dubai and also run its operations across Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region. Handa w... View more

SR Technics signs deal to expand operations in Malta

May 4, 2017

SR Technics a leading maintenance repair and overhaul (MRO) service provider has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Malta Enterprise and Malta Industrial Parks Limited in orde... View more

CPL starts operations at new $16m Dubai warehouse

April 17, 2017

Dubai-based Centre Point Logistics (CPL) a leading provider of logistics warehousing and storage facilities has commenced operations of its newly built Dh60 million ( 16.33 million) state-of-the-art w... View more

Omani firm boosts operations with new gas train

April 16, 2017

Oman-based Daleel Petroleum has awarded a contract for a new gas treatment train to its processing facilities in onshore Block 5 in Dhahirah Governorate a report said. The contract representing the Ph... View more

157 new Etihad Operations graduates check in for service

April 13, 2017

Etihad s team at Abu Dhabi International Airport has welcomed 157 talented Emirati nationals from across the UAE after they graduated from the Etihad UAE National Development Foundation Programme. Wom... View more

DMCA monitors maritime operations regulation

April 1, 2017

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) said it is continuously monitoring regulatory compliance across different maritime operations as part of its extensive efforts to improve all aspects such as m... View more

Emrill names new operations director

February 20, 2017

Emrill one of the UAE s largest facilities management companies offering innovative solutions tailored to support clients needs has appointed Gopala Krishnan as its new operations director. Furthering... View more

Dusit International expands operations team

February 19, 2017

Global hospitality company Dusit International continues to expand its operations team with the appointment of Prachoom Tantiprasertsuk as vice president sales and Michael Leong as vice president mark... View more

Emirates marks four years of operations to Poland

February 12, 2017

Dubai-based Emirates airline commemorated its fourth anniversary of the launch of its scheduled services between Warsaw and Dubai with a special A380 flight that touched down at Warsaw Chopin Airport ... View more

Etihad, Boeing sign deal for key operations solution

February 9, 2017

Etihad Airways has signed a contract with Boeing to introduce the aircraft manufacturer s wind updates solution into the airline s operations to increase efficiency and reduce fuel consumption across ... View more

AbdulKhaliq Al Ameri to lead Taqa Iraq operations

January 26, 2017

Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Tawqa) has appointed AbdulKhaliq Al Ameri as acting project director of Taqa Iraq with immediate effect. Al Ameri previously deputy project director for Taqa Iraq wi... View more

Gulf Air Cairo operations move to T2 at Egypt airport

January 16, 2017

Bahrain s national carrier Gulf Air has moved its Cairo operations to Terminal 2 at Cairo International Airport. From this date all Gulf Air flights between Bahrain and Cairo a total of two scheduled ... View more

Three Omani firms set up operations at Port of Duqm

December 27, 2016

Three Omani firms have signed agreements for the lease of plots covering a total area of 10.5 hectares in Port of Duqm s concession area said a report. The 25-year land lease agreements were signed by... View more

Chevron to sell $3bn geothermal operations

December 25, 2016

Chevron Corporation announced that its wholly-owned subsidiaries have entered into a sales and purchase agreement with Star Energy Consortium to sell Chevron s Indonesian and Philippines Geothermal as... View more

Siemens names new CEO for Iraq operations

December 21, 2016

Siemens a global technology powerhouse has appointed Musab Alkateeb as the new chief executive officer for its operations in Iraq. Alkateeb 53 will replace Nael Ghali who will assume the role of chief... View more

Fischer marks 10 years of Mideast operations

December 15, 2016

Fischer the innovation company with a major presence in the region recently held a ceremony to mark 10 successful years of its operation in the Middle East region. As part of the celebrations the comp... View more

Dubai begins trial operations of smart vehicles

November 13, 2016

Dubai s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) in collaboration with Dubai Properties has recently started the trial operation of autonomous vehicles each capable of lifting 10 persons within the Busines... View more

Saudia signs up AHS to handle Jordan airport operations

November 5, 2016

National carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines has signed up Aviation Handling Services (AHS) to provide the airline with comprehensive ground handling services for all flights arriving at and departing from... View more

Sipchem launches operations at industrial parts plant

November 1, 2016

Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem) has commenced commercial operations at its tools manufacturing facility and industrial parts plant producing a variety of metal molds spare parts an... View more

New private airline SaudiGulf starts domestic operations

October 29, 2016

SaudiGulf Airlines a privately-owned carrier and the first to get a licence after the liberalisation of the Saudi aviation market has launched its scheduled services on Saturday (October 29) with two ... View more

World ROV operations market set to contract in value

April 25, 2016

The Middle East is a bright spot with no downturn in expenditure evident and a CAGR of 6.5 per cent to 2019. It does however account for only 10 per cent of overall spend due to the extensive use of d... View more

Strengthening its operations through growth initiatives

April 25, 2016

While increasing costs are a cause of concern new projects and growth initiatives could provide opportunities to Indonesia s state-owned vertically integrated oil and gas company Pertamina says a repo... View more

Managing operations at ATM efficiently

January 1, 2016

In my time working on Arabian Travel Market (ATM) I have seen the size of the event fluctuate. It s great to now see it consistently growing year-on-year both in terms of physical size of the exhibiti... View more

Circle Oil calls time on Oman operations

July 27, 2015

The group s total oil and gas revenues dropped nine per cent to 84.62 million in 2014 despite robust production in both Morocco and Egypt Circle Oil an Irish-incorporated Middle East and Africa-focuss... View more

Overcoming challenges in oil and gas operations

July 27, 2015

To improve the accuracy of planning subsea and marine operations Cambla has developed the Schedule Animation Tool (SAT). Alexander MacLeod project services manager at Cambla discusses how the company ... View more

Hi-Force continues worldwide expansion of operations

May 25, 2015

As a growing company Hi-Force ensures that facilities can cope with growth without compromising on quality delivery and price and this can only be achieved by constantly improving the facilities and o... View more

Neste Oil – running integrated business operations

May 25, 2015

An independent oil refining and marketing company Neste Oil s strong downstream and retail business give it a significant competitive advantage in the global oil and gas industry says a report Neste o... View more

GPIC set for massive overhaul operations

March 23, 2015

A massive maintenance and overhaul operation will get underway at Bahrain s Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (GPIC). The company does the exercise once every two years during which all its plants... View more

Fast-tracking Red Sea operations

September 16, 2014

THE fast tracking of Saudi Arabia s first major offshore natural gas fields in the Red Sea heralds the start of a massive new energy programme for the kingdom which will ultimately create new commerci... View more

Petronas: strengthening its operations across the globe

September 16, 2014

PETROLIAM Nasional Berhad (Petronas) is one of the leading oil and gas companies in the world. The company undertakes the exploration development production refining storage transportation and distrib... View more

Major contract sees Expro expand operations

May 21, 2014

LEADING international oilfield services company Expro has secured a milestone subsea contract with BP for the Shah Deniz Stage 2 project in the South Caspian Sea one of Expro s largest Europe CIS cont... View more

roomsXML to launch GCC operations at ATM

April 24, 2014

BEFORE entering the Middle East market it was important for us to specialise in destinations frequented by Middle Eastern travellers explains Prakash Bang managing director roomsXML.com. We always nee... View more

ROV operations expenditure to grow to $9.7bn by 2017

April 23, 2014

DOUGLAS-WESTWOOD an energy research group in its sixth edition of the world remotely operated vehicles (ROV) operations market forecast 2013 to 2017 report says ROV operations expenditure will grow 80... View more

Baker Hughes set to resume Iraq oilfield operations

December 2, 2013

Baker Hughes is preparing to resume operations in Iraq after protests in Basra earlier this month prompted the US oilfield services company to stop work at the Rumaila field. We have initiated the res... View more

Inefficient operations do not generate the cash needed

October 27, 2013

REFINERIES in the Middle East face increasing market pressures that have driven them to cut operating costs while maximising throughput and minimising inventories. Decision-makers must navigate challe... View more

Bahrain set to host pipeline operations, integrity event

September 18, 2013

THE 2nd International Conference and Exhibition on Best Practices in Pipeline Operations & Integrity Management to be held in Bahrain from October 20 to 23 is a multi-track conference which will be ru... View more

Fern radio repeater improves communications in operations

June 23, 2013

FERN Communications a leading provider of two-way radio communications systems to the international maritime and upstream oil and gas industries has announced that its FRX-1 radio repeater is now bein... View more

New wireless technology for safer, efficient operations

June 23, 2013

HONEYWELL has announced its new OneWireless Terminal solution which brings together a portfolio of wireless-enabled products services and productivity tools tailored for terminal operators as the Inte... View more

PEOPLE: Coretrax appoints new operations manager

May 9, 2013

ABERDEEN-based oilfield services firm Coretrax Technology has appointed an operations manager to focus on the planning development and execution of wellbore cleanup and displacement. In his new role J... View more

Dubai to become hub for Qantas operations

September 29, 2012

Emirates and Qantas announced a new global aviation partnership that will give customers a seamless international and Australian network exclusive frequent flyer benefits and world-class travel experi... View more

Lamprell venture to expand operations

September 13, 2012

Lamprell a leading provider of engineering services has launched a joint venture in Saudi Arabia which will establish a presence for new build fabrication refurbishment and repair of land drilling rig... View more

Rezidor restructure to facilitate operations

March 25, 2012

The Rezidor Hotel Group one of the fastest growing hotel chains in the world with over 400 hotels in operation and under development with more than 90 000 rooms in over 60 countries recently announced... View more

Gulf Air strengthens Saudi operations

February 27, 2012

GULF AIR has added 11 extra flights to its existing flights to Saudi Arabia s Jeddah and Riyadh to meet the increasing passenger demand. The airline will operate four extra flights to Jeddah increasin... View more

dnata Launches Travel Operations in India

November 22, 2011

dnata the fourth largest air services provider in the world has announced its foray into the Indian market with the official launch of its travel services operation in India. dnata in partnership with... View more

Weatherford captures the ‘big picture’ in offshore operations

November 20, 2011

INTERNATIONAL oilfield services company Weatherford is capturing photographs in challenging environments without the need for a hot permit . Always on the look-out for ways to improve offshore working... View more

Kempinski Bahrain completes one month of operations

October 26, 2011

BAHRAIN S newest luxury five-star destination Kempinski Grand & Ixir Hotel Bahrain City Centre completed two months of successful operations since its opening in early September 2011. The Kempinski Gr... View more

Jazeera posts profitable summer operations

October 26, 2011

JAZEERA Airways has captured a higher market share on leading summer destinations in 2011 compared to its record performance of summer 2010. The results were part of the airline s operational performa... View more

Dusit International appoints new VP operations

October 26, 2011

Dusit International has promoted Jiri Kobos to vice-president operations based in Bangkok. Kobos was most recently the managing director and general manager of Dusit Thani LakeView Cairo. He brings ov... View more

Transport and distribution operations power ahead

September 26, 2011

SAUDI Aramco s transportation and distribution operations reached several new milestones last year including its subsidiary Vela International Marine which celebrated a successful quarter century of r... View more

Hilton Dubai Jumeirah appoints two new directors of operations

June 29, 2011

Hilton Dubai Jumeirah has appointed two new directors of operations Boris Guerov who will oversee the operations at the hotel and Oliver Kesseler who will head the team at the Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Re... View more

PTTEP set to resume Montara operations

February 14, 2011

Thailand s PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) will resume operations at its Montara oil field off Australia in the fourth quarter after Canberra allowed its operations to continue despite a massiv... View more

Offshore Solutions starts operations in GTL Qatar

January 31, 2011

OFFSHORE Solutions BV (OSBV) the joint venture between AMEC and Cofely Nederland has commenced operations of its Offshore Access System (OAS) to support personnel transfer to and from the offshore com... View more

Shell plans bunker operations in UAE

November 29, 2010

Royal Dutch Shell will launch bunker operations at the UAE s Jebel Ali port in mid-2011 and aims to expand its marine fuel business in the Middle East over the next three to five years a senior execut... View more

Petronas targets local operations

October 11, 2010

Malaysia s state oil firm Petronas said it will focus more on domestic operations but played down plans to further divest assets overseas. Petronas officials said the company would spend 2 billion to ... View more

Al Hokair strengthens Saudi operations

June 23, 2010

AL HOKAIR Group has announced the opening of its latest hospitality venture the Novotel Hotel situated between Al Khobar and Dammam Saudi Arabia. The first Novotel to open in the Eastern Province the ... View more

IFC invests in GAC group to support oil operations

June 14, 2010

IFC a member of the World Bank Group has announced that it is investing in the GAC Group to help the global shipping logistics and marine services provider acquire new vessels to support offshore oil ... View more

Dollar Thrifty expands operations in Qatar

May 25, 2010

DOLLAR Thrifty Automotive Group has announced the opening of two new car rental counters in Qatar in order to capitalise on the increasing number of tourists to the state. The new locations include Th... View more

Rig camera for safe operations

March 15, 2010

CLAXTON an Acteon company is launching a new EEx-rated rig camera to help rig crane operators to safely monitor the area beneath the crane boom where loads can often be moved into areas not visible fr... View more

Victaulic speeds up pipeline operations

October 26, 2009

IT IS a plain fact that no matter how efficient a project is construction and maintenance delays can mean lengthy downtime that ultimately impacts the bottom line. Owners consultants and project manag... View more

Operations peaking at any given time

July 26, 2009

FEW if any oil companies produce from in excess of 117 oil and gas fields and over 4 250 wells spread over such a large concession area like the PDO does. In 2008 PDO s staff and contractors worked mo... View more

RUSS Technical Operations and Training Centre opened

July 6, 2009

SAUDI Arabia s oil and gas services conglomerate Rawabi Holding Company along with United Safety Limited (USL) of Canada have opened a new Technical Operations and Training Centre of their Saudi-based... View more

British Airways resumes Saudi operations

June 1, 2009

BRITISH Airways resumed operations to Saudi Arabia from Terminal Five London Heathrow on May 31 with five weekly flights to both Riyadh and Jeddah and is celebrating its return to the Kingdom with spe... View more

High growth prompts Hi-Force to invest more in operations

May 24, 2009

HI-FORCE the leading UK based manufacturer of high pressure hydraulic tools and equipment held its 10th business partner conference in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia recently. The event which is held annually ... View more

Solutions to enable optimal readiness during operations

May 24, 2009

HONEYWELL has been awarded a contract to install its UniSim Operations Suite simulation solution at the Salalah Methanol Company (SMC) facility in the Salalah Free Zone in Oman. The new SMC facility w... View more

Sharaf Travel streamlines business operations

March 2, 2009

STREAMLINING business operations and increasing efficiency is the aim of UAE based Sharaf Travel which signed an agreement with Amadeus recently. The three year deal will see Sharaf Travel network of ... View more

Air Arabia Maroc begins operations early this year

December 31, 2008

Air Arabia will commence operations from its second hub in Morocco early this year subject to government approvals. Air Arabia s second hub in Casablanca will provide the Sharjah based low cost carrie... View more

A blueprint for watersports operations

February 25, 2008

Blueprint Watersports managing and consulting specialists in the watersports arena will be giving a presentation to hotel and resort operators in the region on Thursday March 13. Tim Hughes director o... View more

WiMax network boon for Pemex operations

October 2, 2006

AlanDick the communications infrastructure specialist has landed the contract for the world s first deployment of a WiMax multipoint network at sea on board a cluster of 11 off-shore oil rig platforms... View more

PetroChina aims to up Japan operations

March 5, 2006

Top Chinese oil and gas firm PetroChina is looking to process a third more crude at Japan s Nippon Oil Corp in a one-year deal set for renewal soon a Chinese state oil trader said. But the company has... View more

US firms to start Libya operations

January 8, 2006

Three US oil majors are set to resume oil and gas production in Libya after a two-decade absence from a country that was once seen as a pariah state but is now flush with Western investment. ConocoPhi... View more

Support for operations

July 11, 2005

Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) has a network of offices which support its activities. Houston Office: KPC WH was established in 1994 in Houston Texas which is known as the world s Oil Capital to s... View more

Expanding operations

June 26, 2005

Sabic is expanding its operations in the Middle East to meet the fast growing demand for petrochemicals especially in intermediates and polyolefins. Sabic s Vice President for Intermediates Khaled Al ... View more

Plant to cut operations

September 20, 2004

Indonesia s Arun LNG plant in Aceh on the northern tip of Sumatra island is to mothball a third liquefaction train out of its total of six starting 2005 and operate only one train from 2009 to wind do... View more

Operations expansion to boost fabrication market position

June 28, 2004

How and why has the Fabrication yard been expanded and how have operations have changed since its creation? Approximately 75 000 m2 of land area has been added to MIS Sharjah Fabrication Yard. The exp... View more

Etihad begins operations

December 3, 2003

Etihad the UAE s new airline was formally launched recently with a ceremonial flight from Abu Dhabi to Al Ain. Commercial operations commenced on November 12 with the first scheduled flight from Abu D... View more

Services group boasts international operations

October 5, 2003

The OILFIELD ENGINEERING SERVICES (OES) Group of Companies over the previous decade have earned recognition throughout the world as specialists in the sphere of providing inspection audit certificatio... View more

Al Hammam solidifies success and focuses on LSTK operations

September 22, 2003

Al Hammam Company for Construction and Maintenance (AHC) a wholly owned Saudi construction company headquartered in Ras Tanura was established in November 1982. Since then AHC has consistently positio... View more

Haldia cranks up operations to full capacity

September 7, 2003

Capacity utilisation at India s Haldia Petrochemicals (HPL) naphtha cracker plant was 100 per cent in July and most of August a company official said. Ashutosh Bose executive vice-president of HPL the... View more

Crackers crank up operations in Asia

August 24, 2003

Naphtha crackers across Asia are operating at maximum to meet a rebound in Chinese demand for petrochemicals following an anaemic second quarter industry sources said. Ethylene makers from South Korea... View more

Upstream operations continue to advance despite new setbacks

July 19, 2003

Yemen upstream operations have seen some beneficial advances this year proving that the thinking in Sana a is an open approach that includes many areas of the oil and gas industry. Transglobe Energy C... View more

Asian ethylene-makers to slash cracking operations

April 26, 2003

Asian ethylene- makers are likely to scale back their naphtha cracking operations in May due to falling prices and weak Chinese demand for downstream chemical products industry sources say. Most petro... View more

Lamprell operations set to expand with new takeover

March 29, 2003

Lamprell Energy Ltd known in the oil industry as a major player for the refurbishment and upgrading of offshore jack-up rigs has significantly expanded its operations. The expansion of the Dubai-based... View more

Draugen starts operations

January 13, 2003

The 190 000 barrel per day (bpd) North Sea Draugen oilfield is back onstream after a shut-in following a technical problem a spokeswoman for operator Shell said. She said she expected the field which ... View more

Operations recovered from list

November 25, 2002

An accident that caused a list to a Petroleo Brasileiro (Petrobras) floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel off Brazil has now been stabilised. The company s P-34 FPSO had suddenly li... View more

IT playing crucial role in operations

November 18, 2002

Sabic has embraced the concepts of e-commerce and procurements to maintain its leading edge and secure its position as a highly competitive modern organisation. A multifaceted company with diverse man... View more

Czech Airlines begins Colombo operations

November 7, 2002

The Czech Airlines (CSA) started direct twice-weekly Dubai-Colombo-Dubai services from October 29 Jakub Kolar the airline s regional director for the GCC Yemen and Pakistan said. As an introductory of... View more

Vast array of operations on public view

September 23, 2002

In the 15 years since Saudi Aramco opened its Exhibit the many aspects of the company s vast business interests have been presented to the country s public answering key questions on its operations. N... View more

Shangri-La splits hotel operations

January 8, 2002

Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts has announced a restructuring with the creation of two divisions to be led by Al Wymann and Symon Bridle. As group directors of operations Wymann will be responsible for ... View more

Qatargas streamlines operations with Cimage information solution

December 17, 2001

In the early 1990s Qatar Liquefied Natural Gas Company Ltd (Qatargas) was a 4.3 billion construction project. By last year it was a production operation that had delivered more than 10 million tonnes ... View more

Corrosion control critical to efficient operations

September 24, 2001

SAUDI ARAMCO continues to implement efficient and innovative corrosion control methods to maintain operational excellence and meet growing global competition. Effective corrosion control can save Saud... View more

Disruptions in Indonesia hamper Caltex operations

August 27, 2001

Indonesia s biggest oil producer PT Caltex Pacific Indonesia has said output was running at 660 000 barrels per day (bpd) down from a forecast 705 000 bpd because of a range of disruptions. Riau opera... View more

Shell set to spend $2.2bn on Nigeria operations this year

April 16, 2001

The Nigerian unit of Royal Dutch/Shell is set to spend 2.23 billion for its Nigeria operations this year against less than 2 billion the previous year Shell officials said. The operating budget this y... View more

Tyco to merge valve operations

April 16, 2001

The Flow Control division of Tyco International Ltd. has announced that it will merge its two valve operations together on a global basis. Formerly operating as two separate business units Tyco Valves... View more

Fittings essential fr reliable operations

January 1, 0001

Submersible TV surveys (STS) has standardised on the UK-based Parker s high-integrity A-LOK tube fitting for its range of advanced remote operated vehicles (ROVs). The fittings - which are typically t... View more



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