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

New shallow gas discovery likely to play pivotal role in UAE gas market

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced the discovery of 80tn cf of shallow gas resources in place within the area between Saih Al Sidirah and Jebel Ali in the Emirates of Abu Dhabi and Dubai respectively, which will help the nation meet its goal of achieving gas self-sufficiency and plans to t...

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Impact of Wuhan coronavirus on oil demand and oil price

The ongoing coronavirus outbreak and subsequent large-scale quarantine measures are posing a major economic risk to China and beyond, according to Wood Mackenzie. ‘With respect to the impact on oil demand, as preventive measures focus mainly on aviation and public passenger transport, jet fuel will ...

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A bumpy start for the refining sector in 2020

This year may prove to be a strong one for the refining sector, but 2020 has had a difficult start, according to Wood Mackenzie. The market analyst expects some turbulence this year as a number of factors come together – geopolitical risk, the impact of IMO 2020 regulations, and US tight oil product...

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US and China pause trade war

After more than a year of trade tensions, the US and China signed a ‘phase one’ trade deal on 16 January 2020. As part of the deal, China has agreed to increase the value of energy imports by $52.4bn above 2017 levels over the next two years. What could this mean for the oil market?Ann-Louise Hittle...

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Middle East uncertainties

The US and Iran seem to be have stepped back from the brink of armed conflict, after Iran fired more than a dozen missiles at two airbases housing US and coalition troops at Irbil and Al Asad, west of Baghdad, Iraq, on 8 January 2020, according to media reports. Oil prices rose above $70/b, the...

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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.

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Middle East HSE and Sustainability Week

Abstract deadline: 10 May 2020 This week will bring together two conferences, focusing on HSE and sustainability, to deliver essential learning and sharing of international good practice to organisations across the energy industry from 7-9 December 2020. In partnership with:

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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.

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