Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, ADNOC

ADNOC plans to build the world’s largest integrated refining and chemical site in Ruwais

UAE’s Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC) the state owned oil giant plans to build the world’s largest integrated refining and chemical site in Ruwais, United Arab Emirates, ADNOC’s chief executive officer said on Tuesday. At this weeks CERAWeek conference in Houston, Sultan al-Jaber, head of ADNOC, said downstream investments like refining and chemicals represent…

Siemens, rail factory, engineering

Siemens plans new £200m rail factory in UK

The UK engineering jobs market received good news this week with global rail manufacturer Siemens announcing its intention to build a major new factory in Goole in the East Riding of Yorkshire. This development, which could mean an investment of up to £200m, is a major step forward for Siemens’ journey in the UK. The…

Digital drilling vessel, GE

World’s First Digital Drilling Vessel

This week Offshore driller Noble Corporation and tech giant GE  have teamed up to launch the world’s first digital drilling vessel claiming to achieve significant operational cost savings and improve drilling efficiency. This is a concrete step forward to unlock the immense potential of digital solutions for offshore drilling operations,” GE said in a statement on Thursday. In…

Wind turbines, renewable energy

UK wind power overtakes coal for first time

The UK has achieved its greenest year ever in terms of how the nation’s electricity is generated, National Grid figures reveal. According to new data from analysis website MyGridGB, renewables provided more power than coal plants on 315 days in 2017- more than 90% of the year. Breaking renewables down shows that coal was beaten by wind…