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2008-08-07 03:00:32

Independent oil and gas company Continental Energy has entered into an agreement to purchase a 30% working interest in the production sharing contract for the Tungkal development located onshore Sumatra, Indonesia. Continental will pay a total consideration of $27.32 million. The deal is effective as of June 1, 2008 and will close subject to and after receipt of a waiver or expiry of a right of first offer, an Alberta court order approving the disposition by Ernst & Young as Receiver of...

2008-08-06 06:00:32

Einstein to attract over 2.3m visitors - 360,000 visitors already seen 140 million year-old dinosaur " Abu Dhabi International Airport (ADIA) has been inundated with visitors flocking to see its 140 million year old resident guest, situated in the Arrivals Hall at Terminal 1. Einstein arrived at the airport on 17 July 2008 and in the first two weeks since in his new home, around 360,000 travellers, residents and visitors have stopped by to examine the 23 metre, 4.5 tonne Apatosaurus...

2008-08-02 06:00:18

GE Energy has received a $500 million contract to supply equipment for the Emirates Aluminum production facility near Al Taweelah, in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. This facility is claimed to be the world's largest aluminum processing complex at a single site. Using natural gas as its primary fuel, the power plant will feature GE Energy's Frame 9FA gas turbines, C7 steam turbines, heat recovery steam generators and condensers. When the first phase of the project is complete, the site will...

2008-07-30 09:01:03

GE Energy has received a contract of more than US$500 million to supply equipment to power the world's largest aluminum processing complex at a single site. The Emirates Aluminum (EMAL) production facility is located close to the Arabian Gulf near Al Taweelah, Abu Dhabi, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Using natural gas as its primary fuel, the power plant will feature Frame 9FA gas turbines, C7 steam turbines, heat recovery steam generators and condensers, all provided by GE Energy....

2008-07-27 15:00:40

According to Al-Bayan newspaper (July 24, 2008), an official report issued by the Department of Planning and Economy (DPE) in Abu Dhabi ranked Japan as the largest importer country from Abu Dhabi. Japan absorbed 46% of Abu Dhabi's total exports in the first quarter of 2008. Originally published by Info-Prod Strategic Business Information. (c) 2008 Info-Prod Research (Middle East). Provided by ProQuest Information and Learning. All rights Reserved.

2008-07-18 12:00:54

Abu Dhabi Airports Company plans to convert the Bateen military airbase to an exclusive corporate jet airport, with an investment of more than AED200 million, reported Business Intelligence Middle East. Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) plans to develop VVIP and VIP passenger terminals and upgrade airfield infrastructure in the first phase of the investment. The airport's 3,200-meter runway is claimed to accommodate a wide range of corporate jets, which can be parked at one of the 30-plus...

2008-07-15 09:00:59

Abu Dhabi airports company announces first dedicated executive airport in the Middle East - AED 200 million investment in former military airbase- Dedicated corporate jet hub just minutes from city centre Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) today announced it will establish the Middle East's first dedicated executive airport at Al Bateen military airbase just 10 kilometres from Abu Dhabi city centre. The Bateen facility will be developed as an exclusive corporate jet facility and ADAC...

2008-07-15 00:00:30

Research and Markets Laura Wood, Senior Manager, press@researchandmarkets.com U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907 Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716 Logo: http://www.researchandmarkets.com Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ 0f3ab1/abu_dhabi_national) has announced the addition of the "Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Pipeline Operation Asset Summary Report" report to their offering. Abu Dhabi National Oil Company Pipeline Operation Asset Summary Report...

2008-06-16 06:00:25

Distinctive new look for Abu Dhabi and Al Ain airports Gateways to Abu Dhabi to promote city to millions of passengers As part of an ongoing branding initiative to promote Abu Dhabi to millions of airport users, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has launched a new distinctive identity for both its international airports in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain that connects it to the brand of Abu Dhabi. The move is part of ADAC's dedicated efforts to align the identity of its two airports, considered to...

2006-01-20 08:00:54

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Denmark's Soren Hansen and Ricardo Gonzalez of Argentina exploited calm conditions to take over at the top of the second round leaderboard with eight under par 136s at the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship on Friday. Hasen followed his opening day 70 with a superb 66 while Gonzales carded a back-to-back 68. The chasing pack, led by world number two Vijay Singh, was struggling to catch the leaders after the wind rose in the afternoon. At six under were Chris DiMarco,...

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