Dr Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun is secretary general of the Gulf Petrochemical and Chemical Association.
Dr. Abdulwahab Al-Sadoun, secretary general of the GPCA, says producers should be encouraged to take preventive and corrective actions to maximise water use
Shell, Total and ExxonMobil have all recently posted record Q1 earnings, putting the supermajors under renewed fire from consumers.
OPEC secretary general Abdalla Salem El-Badri appears to have lost patience with incessant calls to ramp up production.
This week saw the inauguration of the Dolphin gas processing plant in Qatar, the regions' first cross-border energy project.
It is hard for many of us to image living without sanitation and access to electricity and reliable water supplies.
The Middle East's refining and petrochemical industry is on the cusp of greatness, with growth figures in some sectors exceeding 1000%.
As materials and construction costs soar, developers are now re-examining the viability of projects on their drawing board.
Hundreds of residents poured onto the streets of Dhaka last week to protest the lack of available drinking water.
The pace of growth in the region showed signs of faltering this month with developers ditching projects due to labour and materials costs.
A consensus is growing that wireless monitoring solutions for plants and rigs are set to soar in the region over the year.
Despite record levels of investment, the global oil and gas industry is at the precipice of a potentially severe stagnation.
The Dubai utility is working to reduce power and water consumption, and to foster a culture of conservation in the emirate.
North America, Europe, China and Russia account for the vast majority of global CO2 emissions.
The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) gave a fascinating insight into how it has been working to reduce power and water consumption in the emirate on the first day of this year's Wetex exhibition held in Dubai.
Despite record investment the global oil and gas industry is at the precipice of a potentially severe stagnation.
Free from the constraints of the credit crunch, Middle East oil firms and wealth funds are in a great position to swoop on assets outside the region.