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First Emirates flights cleared for take-off with SAF from Dubai

The first Emirates flights operating with SAF provided by Shell Aviation have taken off from Dubai International Airport.

Iran's petrochemical ambition: aiming for 130 MMt annual production

Iran is aiming to create a formidable 130 MMt of annual petrochemical production capacity by the end of its 7th development plan.

Safir Petchem Project set to launch by the end of 2023

The Managing Director of the Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company, Abdul Ali Ali Asgari, has announced that the "Safir Petrochemical Project" is on the verge of commencing its operations in the near future.

Aramco and ENOWA to develop first-of-its-kind e-fuel demonstration plant

Aramco and ENOWA have signed a joint development agreement to construct and establish a first-of-its-kind synthetic e-fuel demonstration plant.

Wizz Air wins 2nd consecutive CAPA Asia Aviation Summit award for SAF usage

For the second year in a row Wizz Air has been awarded the CAPA Global Environmental Sustainability Airline/Airline Group of the Year.

Editorial Comment: Celebrating the technologies and people in the global hydrocarbon processing industry

Hydrocarbon Processing Staff: Nichols, Lee

On October 11, Gulf Energy Information celebrated the inaugural Gulf Energy Information Excellence Awards.

SATORP completes MENA region’s first conversion of used cooking oil into ISCC+ certified SAF

SATORP, platform jointly owned by Aramco and TotalEnergies, has for the first time in the region successfully converted used cooking oil through coprocessing into ISCC+ certified SAF.

Kuwait's October fuel oil exports drop by a third from record in September

Kuwait's October fuel oil exports tumbled more than 30% after hitting a record high in September as some supply was diverted to domestic power generation.

Kuwait's KIPIC in talks with potential partners on petrochemicals complex

State-owned Kuwait Integrated Petroleum Industries Company is in early talks with companies to partner on an integrated petrochemicals complex worth up to $9.70 B.

thyssenkrupp Uhde awarded contract by ENOWA to supply a green methanol and methanol-to-gasoline plant

thyssenkrupp Uhde has been awarded a contract by ENOWA, NEOM’s energy and water company, for engineering services and the supply, design and procurement of equipment for a new CO2-to-methanol and methanol-to-gasoline demonstration plant at ENOWA’s Hydrogen Innovation and Development Center in Saudi Arabia.