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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
Belinda Griffiths
Position: Honorary Media & Communications Secretary
Tadhg O’Donovan
Position: Honorary Education Secretary
Ghanim Kashwani
Position: Honorary Technology Secretary

Latest news

Saudi Aramco awards record EPCI mega-project contract

10-07-2019
McDermott has been awarded a contract in excess of $3bn for Package 1 of Saudi Aramco's Marjan increment development mega-project to provide engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) of the gas-oil separation plant (GOSP), in a consortium with China Offshore Oil Engineering...

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Qatar Petroleum and Chevron plan new world-scale ethane cracker

24-06-2019
Qatar Petroleum (70%) and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company (30%) have unveiled plans to build an ethane cracker with a nameplate capacity of 1.9mn t/y, making it the largest ethane cracker in the Middle East and one of the largest in the world. It will also include two high-density polyethylene der...

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Israel to emerge as gas exporter in Eastern Mediterranean region by mid-2020s

18-06-2019
Israel has gone through an energy production revolution following discoveries of natural gas resources such as the Tamar and Leviathan fields over the past decade. Against this backdrop, the country’s gas production will significantly exceed demand and it will emerge as a gas exporter in the Eastern...

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Oil prices spike following oil tanker attacks in Middle East

14-06-2019
Brent crude oil prices spiked by nearly 4% after two oil tankers came under attack in the Gulf of Oman on 13 June 2019. The Norwegian-owned Front Altair and Japanese-owned Kokuka Courageous were evacuated after a suspected attack on the vessels.Both Saudi Arabia and the US have said that Iran was be...

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Ineos to invest $2bn in Saudi Arabia

3-06-2019
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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Events

L1: Certificate in Energy Management Essentials - Middle East - October 2019

13-10-2019
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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Delivering Safety Culture Change using the Hearts and Minds Toolkit - Middle East - October 2019

22-10-2019
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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Aviation jet fuel - Middle East - November 2019

25-11-2019
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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Process Safety: It’s A Question of Leadership - Middle East - December 2019

10-12-2019
This 1-day workshop will help senior leaders and managers to understand their role in creating an environment where colleagues openly and consistently ask each other the challenging questions that underpin robust and sustainable operational performance in high hazard environments.

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Publications and documents

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