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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

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

Qatar quits OPEC to focus on gas

Qatar’s decision to withdraw from OPEC sent ripples through some markets, coming ahead of the OPEC meeting in Vienna on the 6 December 2018.The tiny Gulf state’s decision to quit on 1 January 2019 puts an end to 57-years’ membership in the producers’ cartel. Admittedly, Q...

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CNPC to take on South Pars interest in Iran

Chinese state-owned oil company CNPC is reported to have taken over Total’s 50.1% stake in Iran’s South Pars gas project, after the French company failed to obtain a waiver from US sanctions against the Middle East country.CNPC already holds a 30% interest in the offshore field, which ...

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Wintershall acquires stake in ADNOC concession

Wintershall has been awarded a 10% interest in the Ghasha offshore ultra-sour gas mega-project, marking the first time a German oil and gas company has joined an Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) concession.The Ghasha concession consists of the Hail, Ghasha, Dalma and other offshore sour gas fi...

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Equinor to step up Asia-Pacific LPG activity

Equinor and Global Petro Storage (GPS) have entered into a long-term agreement for an LPG terminal and storage facility in Port Klang, Malaysia. GPS will build the facility, with operations planned to start up in mid-2021. Equinor will bring LPG sourced from the North Sea, North Africa, the Middle E...

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Increasing Kurdistan gas production

Dana Gas and Crescent Petroleum have increased production capacity at the Khor Mor field, which the companies jointly operate on behalf of Pearl Petroleum. The 30% increase in production at the field, part of the Kurdistan Gas Project, will deliver much-needed gas to fuel power plants in the Kurdist...

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End-of-Year Branch Meeting

As well as the presentations this will be a social event where members, colleagues and guests can chat, network and enjoy the hospitality, food and drinks. There will be a short presentation on the activities and achievements of the EI-ME Branch during 2018. But our main presentation will be by repr...

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