Israel seeks to revive long abandoned railway to Gulf – Al-Monitor

Al-MonitorIsrael seeks to revive long abandoned railway to GulfAl-MonitorOn Dec. 13, Israeli Minister of Intelligence and Transportation Yisrael Katz announced Israel's intention to revive a competitor to the Suez Canal, the Hejaz railway project linking the Israeli port of Haifa to the Gulf states. The Hejaz railway was … Read more...

PS. Explain This: Israeli Settlement-Building – Project Syndicate

Project SyndicatePS. Explain This: Israeli Settlement-BuildingProject SyndicateBut Joschka Fischer argues that what's new is Saudi Arabia cannot ignore the Muslim consensus, with the Israel-Palestine dispute taking a back seat to both countries' confrontation with Iran. Nonetheless, Javier Solana believes that Saudi Arabia cannot …and more » Read more...

Petro Rabigh commissions 10 units of Rabigh phase II project in Saudi Arabia – Energy Business Review

Petro Rabigh commissions 10 units of Rabigh phase II project in Saudi ArabiaEnergy Business ReviewPetro Rabigh disclosed that financial impact of the two plants will be part of its financial results for the first quarter of 2018. The Rabigh (Phase II) Project had seen the expansion of Petro Rabigh's existing 3,000-acre refinery at Rabigh, nearly … Read more...

PS. Explain This: Iran’s Unrest – Project Syndicate

Project SyndicatePS. Explain This: Iran's UnrestProject SyndicateBut Joschka Fischer argues that what's new is Saudi Arabia cannot ignore the Muslim consensus, with the Israel-Palestine dispute taking a back seat to both countries' confrontation with Iran. Nonetheless, Javier Solana believes that Saudi Arabia cannot …and more » Read more...

Oman signs $210 mln Saudi financing key industrial project – ANSAmed

ANSAmedOman signs $210 mln Saudi financing key industrial projectANSAmedROME – Oman's government has signed to obtain 81 million Omani rials ($210 million) of financing from Saudi Arabia for one of its key industrial projects, in a deal that could help to ease concern about the health of the sultanate's finances. The money …Oman to receive USD210mln of Saudi financing for top...

Shadows picked up by satellites suggest Saudi Arabia underreported its oil stores last year – Business Insider

Business InsiderShadows picked up by satellites suggest Saudi Arabia underreported its oil stores last yearBusiness Insider"It would be pretty destabilising for the oil price, and for OPEC, if Saudi Arabia was shown to be saying one thing and doing another," he said. But Khalaf cautioned above ground storage tanks are not the full picture: satellite images are "far from …and more » Read...

Reactors for Saudi Arabia are bad business and dangerous diplomacy – The Hill

The HillReactors for Saudi Arabia are bad business and dangerous diplomacyThe HillBecause of its gross mismanagement of the only two U.S. nuclear construction projects, Westinghouse was forced into bankruptcy. The Saudis will almost certainly turn instead to the Korean contractors whose experienced construction teams are coming off … Read more...

Low Cost Renewables Are Creating A New Middle East – OilPrice.com

Middle East MonitorLow Cost Renewables Are Creating A New Middle EastOilPrice.comSaudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Oman, to name a few, have set some ambitious goals to boost the construction of clean energy facilities and the use of renewables in their energy mix in the long term. As global solar and wind costs …Swiss Newspaper reveals: Secret military cooperation between Saudi...

Saudi Arabia shortlists bidders for first solar power project – The … – The National

The NationalSaudi Arabia shortlists bidders for first solar power project – The …The NationalLocal developer Acwa Power and Japan's Marubeni are the chosen bidders for the 300MW Sakaka PV project.Saudi's Acwa shortlisted for 300MW solar projectArabianBusiness.comSaudi Arabia shortlists ACWA power, Marubeni for 300MW solar projectUtilities-ME.comSaudi Arabia shortlists ACWA Power,...

Saudi Arabia shortlists ACWA power, Marubeni for 300MW solar project – Utilities-ME.com

Saudi Arabia shortlists ACWA power, Marubeni for 300MW solar projectUtilities-ME.comSaudi Arabia's Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) has shortlisted Acwa Power and a consortium led by Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corporation to develop 300MW of solar PV in Sakaka, Al Jouf. In its announcement, REPDO said it will … Read more...