Middle East

In Brief

Enoc wins clean energy award

DUBAI: Enoc Group has won the coveted 2020 Energy Management Insight Award by Clean Energy Ministerial, a global forum of 25 countries and the European Commission designed to promote sustainable policies and programmes to advance clean energy. It was recognised for the implementation of ISO 50001, a global standard to better manage retail operations energy use from energy policies, design, procurement, maintenance and daily operations. Enoc highlighted the successful integration of energy resource management into various business systems to better manage resources, sustain achieved savings, and continuously improve energy performance.

Renewable storage site in UAE

ABU DHABI: Azelio, a Swedish company specialising in thermal energy storage with dispatchable power, has signed an agreement with UAE-based Alec Energy to set up a renewable energy storage site at Masdar city in Abu Dhabi. The MoU covers a collaboration over 49 MW installed capacity of Azelio’s energy storage until 2025. The verification project will be established during the third quarter in partnership with Masdar and Khalifa University.

Kuwait clean fuels project done

IRVING: Fluor Corporation said its joint venture with Daewoo Engineering & Construction and Hyundai Heavy Industries had successfully achieved final provisional turnover of the facilities for Kuwait National Petroleum Company’s (KNPC) Mina Abdullah Package 2 (MAB2) Clean Fuels Project in southern Kuwait. The MAB2 package facility comprises a world-scale hydrogen plant (steam reformers), sulfur block (sour water stripper, amine regeneration unit and sulfur recovery unit) and utilities, off-sites and non-process buildings. It also covers extensive modifications to the existing Mina Abdullah refinery units.

At peak, more than 12,000 craft workers were on site supported by a joint venture team that spanned three continents.