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Inspection and Lab Testing in Pakistan

Pakistan is one the top business hubs across the globe where trading is concerned, hence Qasim seaport, Kemari seaport and now Gawadar port is also becoming popular and busy for import and export of commodities. Cargo inspections, vessel survey, and bunker/draft survey for loading and discharge is the utmost need since many ships and oil tankers engaging harbors everyday. There are multiple inspection companies performing surveys on the ports and off as well however, it’s not easy to find the best among all that could meet standards and is certified for the scope.

Similarly laboratory testing is the other requisite that generally come with most of the inspection jobs like oil and gas, food and water, material and metals etc and still the house is open for power companies, industries and many other sectors where oil, gas, material, metals and machinery itself involved. There is one common and regular need of lubricating oils to almost all industries, automobiles, aviation and equipment as well. All we need is to use appropriate standard lube oil for our machines or motors and to regularly check the quality meeting criteria of the technical guidelines. This could only be done through lab testing from accredited and certified bodies within the region.

AccreditedTestLabs.com helps you to find cheap and best, accredited and highly capable company that conforms to all ISO, IFIA standards and local authorities recommendations for both inspection and the lab testing needs.

So feel free to contact us and we shall be please to assist you.

Natural Gas testing in Oman

Oman is renowned sphere for the discoveries of Oil and gas on multiple locations. The most popular and major pillar is the Sohar Refinery or we also call it Oman Refinery. Most of the oil and gas projects initiated from the same source and it is the one who indulges most of the companies into contracting and direct sourcing work.

If you’re or your client is associated with any of the oil and gas projects and require feed gas testing, natural gas analysis, sweet natural gas testing, LPG testing, or any form of gas or oil testing, we can assist you with accredited and certified scope of services. Our labs are ISO 9001-2008/2015, ISO/IEC 17025-2005, and IFIA certified along-with local government bodies certifications. Our lab’s staff is proficient in gas sampling as well with cutting edge technology sampling cylinders and they work with HSE guidelines to ensure safety on each and every step.

So, write us today if you are looking for natural gas testing and sampling in Oman and we shall be pleased to assist you.

We cover basic to most advanced levels of testing including C6+, C11+, C14+, C36+, mercaptains etc. Or you may submit your own specifications as per your requirements.

عمان هي مجال معروف لاكتشافات النفط والغاز في مواقع متعددة. الركن الأكثر شعبية والأهم هو مصفاة صحار أو نسميها أيضًا مصفاة عمان. معظم مشاريع النفط والغاز التي بدأت من نفس المصدر وهي التي تنغمس معظم الشركات في أعمال المقاولات وتوريد المصادر.

إذا كنت أنت أو عميلك مرتبطًا بأي من مشاريع النفط والغاز وتحتاج إلى اختبار غاز التغذية ، أو تحليل الغاز الطبيعي ، أو اختبار الغاز الطبيعي الحلو ، أو اختبار غاز البترول المسال ، أو أي شكل من أشكال اختبار الغاز أو الزيت ، يمكننا مساعدتك في الاعتماد ونطاق معتمد من الخدمات. إن معاملنا حاصلة على شهادات ISO 9001-2008 / 2015 ، و ISO / IEC 17025-2005 ، وشهادات IFIA جنبًا إلى جنب مع شهادات الهيئات الحكومية المحلية. يتمتع موظفو مختبرنا بالبراعة في أخذ عينات الغاز وكذلك أسطوانات أخذ العينات التكنولوجية الحديثة ويعملون مع إرشادات الصحة والسلامة والبيئة لضمان السلامة في كل خطوة.

لذا ، اكتب إلينا اليوم إذا كنت تبحث عن اختبارات وأخذ عينات من الغاز الطبيعي في عمان وسيسعدنا مساعدتك.

نحن نغطي المستويات الأساسية لمعظم الاختبارات المتقدمة بما في ذلك C6 + ، C11 + ، C14 + ، C36 + ، mercaptains إلخ. أو يمكنك تقديم المواصفات الخاصة بك وفقًا لمتطلباتك.

Saudi Arabia Oil, Gas, Energy and Business News May 2015

Five myths about Saudi Aramco
27 May 2015 | By Kevin Baxter
Debunking some of the recent rumours and claims about the world’s largest oil company

Saudi interbank offered rate
Heavyweights dominate deal flow
20 May 2015 | By James Gavin
Saudi Aramco’s success in sealing a $10bn facility at extremely low pricing will not necessarily lead to a flood of deals

Assets of Saudi commercial banks
Saudi banks to gain from market opening
20 May 2015 | By Edmund O’Sullivan
The kingdom’s locally incorporated commercial banks are well capitalised and are expected to be the first choice for foreign investors after the Tadawul opening on 15 June

Saudi IPO market
Foreign investors await June opening
19 May 2015 | By James Gavin
From next month, qualified foreign investors will have full access to the Gulf’s largest stock market, the Tadawul

Banking
Saudi banking: Sector in rude health
18 May 2015
The kingdom’s locally incorporated lenders have posted promising profits in 2014 as well as the first quarter of 2015, despite low oil prices and new regulations

Saudi banking sector market share 2014
Banks enjoy healthy first quarter
17 May 2015 | By James Gavin
Most of the kingdom’s banks recorded profit growth in the first three months of 2015, after a generally positive 2014, despite concerns about the impact of lower oil prices on the sector

Projects due for award in next 12 months
Projects market loses its momentum
12 May 2015 | By Mark Watts
While essential schemes are still likely to move forwards, the drop in oil prices means projects that are more speculative could be put on hold

Top 10 contractors and EPC spend by country
Oil price drop reshapes top 10 contractors
11 May 2015 | By Kevin Baxter
The decline in oil prices has led to a slowdown in project spending in the region, meaning MEED’s annual contractor survey has seen a big shake up this year

Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (C) at a defence exhibition in February
MEED board report, May 2015
7 May 2015 | By Richard Thompson
Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa

Saudi Arabia
Focus falls on Saudi Arabia’s deputy crown prince
6 May 2015 | By Kevin Baxter
Prince Mohammed bin Salman is taking on a more powerful role in the kingdom

Regional construction awards
Construction awards dip in Middle East
5 May 2015 | By Robert Jones
Value of contract awards in region’s construction sector have fallen in first quarter

Construction projects in Mecca province
Vision for Mecca under threat
4 May 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal
While many major projects in the holy city have pressed ahead, with some nearing completion, delays have occurred as Saudi Arabia struggles to stick to its masterplan for 2040

MEED contracts awarded April 2015
Middle East contracts awarded: April 2015
3 May 2015
Nearly $5bn of contracts awarded in April in the Middle East

Al-Naimi: The legendary oil minister may retire soon
Al-Naimi’s succession challenge
30 April 2015 | By Kevin Baxter
Assistant oil minister and son of King Salman are now favourites to replace Saudi Arabia’s veteran oil minister

Divided Zone: Some analysts believe the Saudi Arabia-Kuwait dispute could degenerate into more serious problems
Trouble in the Divided Zone
28 April 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Oil production in the zone is expected to halt as Saudi Arabia and Kuwait fail to find common ground

Oil drop
Oil price drop hits Saudi Arabia
28 April 2015 | By Robert Jones
The latest IMFdata on Saudi Arabia illustrates the impact the decline in oil prices is having on the kingdom’s economy

US-based GE’s distributed power business finds promising markets in areas of volatility
GE sees opportunity in instability
27 April 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson
Firm’s CEO of distributed power talks about supply and generation challenges in region

Corporate legal battle
The AH al-Gosaibi debt default
22 April 2015 | By Rebecca Spong
The largest corporate financial scandal that shook Saudi Arabia

Abdelmalek al-Houthi
Yemen crisis – main players
22 April 2015 | By Mark Watts
A guide to the major actors in the ongoing Yemen conflict

Global oil production
Oil price still not ready for recovery
21 April 2015 | By Kevin Baxter
Opec optimism unfounded while global market remains oversupplied

Qatar Energy, Oil, Gas and Business Update May 2015

Losing the 2022 World Cup may help Qatar’s economy
28 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Fitch Ratings says if Qatar is stripped of the tournament its robust economic growth will continue

Colin Foreman
Oil price drop stress tests GCC projects
26 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman
There are long term positives to the slowdown

Andrew Roscoe
Japanese gain ground in region’s utilities market
26 May 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe
Companies from Japan have won the first three major developer contracts of the year

Doha in Qatar
Construction is risky business in Qatar
19 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman
Aecom encounters “delivery challenges” as industry braces for surge in disputes

Qatar IMF data Q2 2015
Qatar real GDP to grow
14 May 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Qatar’s real GDP is expected to rise to $110.3bn in 2015

QP’s risky Al-Shaheen strategy
QP’s risky Al-Shaheen strategy
12 May 2015 | By Kevin Baxter
Re-tendering concession for technically challenging oil field is mystifying

Projects due for award in next 12 months
Projects market loses its momentum
12 May 2015 | By Mark Watts
While essential schemes are still likely to move forwards, the drop in oil prices means projects that are more speculative could be put on hold

Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (C) at a defence exhibition in February
MEED board report, May 2015
7 May 2015 | By Richard Thompson
Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa

Refining and petrochemicals developments in the region are bearing the brunt of lower oil prices
Downstream projects most under threat
4 May 2015 | By Mark Watts
Refining and petrochemicals developments in the region are bearing the brunt of lower oil prices

Qatar shifts its project spending plans
Qatar shifts its project spending plans
28 April 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe
Falling energy prices have forced Doha to focus on infrastructure programme

Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim (left) is working more closely with Gulf leaders including Saudi King Salman
Welcomed back into the fold
28 April 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Qatar has made amends with Saudi Arabia, in a sign of a turnaround in GCC attitudes to Doha led by the kingdom’s newly appointed monarch

Renewable energy
Renewables market hotspots taking off
28 April 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson
Excitement over Egypt, but Saudi Arabia’s plans remain unclear

Qatar must diversify projects pipeline
Qatar: Must diversify projects pipeline
27 April 2015
Qatar’s economy is booming right now, but this is only on the back of the Fifa 2022 World Cup and the country’s ample reserves of gas

Qatar imports and exports
Hamad Port prepares for first cargo
27 April 2015 | By Austyn Allison
The delivery of the project to provide Qatar with a new port has been pushed forward by a decade, but the authorities are still managing to make good progress

Qatar population
More work needed on labour reforms
27 April 2015 | By Austyn Allison
Doha has announced a series of reforms and draft laws aimed at improving the lives of migrant workers employed in the country, but human rights organisations want the government to take concrete steps

Qatar bank liquidity at risk from oil slump
Qatar bank liquidity at risk from oil slump
27 April 2015 | By Rebecca Spong
Qatari banks continue to post strong results, but continued low crude prices and upcoming investment programmes could affect their deposit levels

Middle East contracts March 2015
Middle East contracts awarded: March 2015
15 April 2015
Over $6bn of contracts awarded in March in the Middle East

Iran nuclear talks in Lausanne
MEED board report, April 2015
8 April 2015 | By Richard Thompson
Key events and trends in the region over the past month and their impact on the outlook for the Middle East and North Africa

Doha in Qatar
Optimism for Qatar amid uncertainty
7 April 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Steady growth forecast for Qatar’s economy

US oil production
The impact of US shale oil on the Middle East
6 April 2015 | By Kevin Baxter
Cheaper production could spell disaster for many of the region’s conventional oil fields

Qatar roads
Rail spearheads transport plans
1 April 2015
Qatar aims to revamp its transport links to counter congestion

Cover
Qatar Projects 2015
1 April 2015
World Cup projects gather pace

Gas field
Qatar’s oil dilemma
31 March 2015 | By Kevin Baxter
It’s LNG and not oil that is Doha’s core business and it should be concentrating its efforts there

Al-Saad Multi-purpose Hall
Qatar Building Project of the Year
24 March 2015
Al-Saad Multipurpose Hall

Energy Management System
Ramboll Sustainable Project of the Year – Qatar
24 March 2015
Energy Management System (Solar MicroGrid System)

Hamad airport
Hyder Consulting Transport Project of the Year – Qatar
24 March 2015
New Doha (Hamad) International airport Passenger Terminal Complex – CP18

Tunnel boring machine for metro
No more distractions for Qatar infrastructure
23 March 2015 | By Colin Foreman
The World Cup date is fixed so Doha has to concentrate on infrastructure

Islamic studies
Qatar Social Infrastructure Project of the Year
22 March 2015
Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS)

Khalifa International Stadium in Qatar
Qatar to 2022 and beyond
19 March 2015 | By Edmund O’Sullivan
Fifa confirms the Qatar World Cup Finals are to be held in November 2022 to avoid the Gulf’s heat and humidity

Real estate
Prices fluctuate in maturing real estate market
18 March 2015 | By Robert Jones
The region is seeing sharp differences in office and housing costs, depending on the maturity of the market

Oman Business, Oil, Gas, Energy Update May 2015

Middle East contracts awarded: April 2015
3 May 2015
Nearly $5bn of contracts awarded in April in the Middle East

Middle East contracts March 2015
Middle East contracts awarded: March 2015
15 April 2015
Over $6bn of contracts awarded in March in the Middle East

US oil production
The impact of US shale oil on the Middle East
6 April 2015 | By Kevin Baxter
Cheaper production could spell disaster for many of the region’s conventional oil fields

Hospital beds in Oman
Oman changes gears
30 March 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson
The sultanate has committed to spending billions on health projects such as hospitals and medical complexes, although few schemes have materialised since 2013

Alila Jabal Akhdar Resort
Drake & Scull Leisure & Tourism Project of the Year – Oman
24 March 2015
Alila Jabal Akhdar Resort

Barka
Oman Power & Water Project of the Year
24 March 2015
Barka 3 and Sohar 2

Muscat, the capital of Oman
Slow and steady residential real estate market in Oman
22 March 2015 | By Dominc Dudley
Residential prices in Muscat are rising at a steady pace, but office space is in short supply

UAE Business, Oil, Gas and Energy News May 2015

Abu Dhabi oil’s pivot to Asia
18 May 2015 | By Mark Watts
South Korea takes first stake in major oil concession as part of a growing interest of Asian companies in UAE production

Emirates airline
Emirates rises on falling oil
12 May 2015 | By Richard Thompson
Strong financial performance lifts carrier’s mood as it seeks to tackle head on the accusations of unfair government support by US rivals

Projects due for award in next 12 months
Projects market loses its momentum
12 May 2015 | By Mark Watts
While essential schemes are still likely to move forwards, the drop in oil prices means projects that are more speculative could be put on hold

Flanagan: I knew Emirates was going to grow
Obituary: Maurice Flanagan
12 May 2015 | By Austyn Allison
The former executive vice-chairman of Emirates airline talked to Austyn Allison in January about the carrier’s spectacular growth through the years. He passed away on 7 May

Top 10 contractors and EPC spend by country
Oil price drop reshapes top 10 contractors
11 May 2015 | By Kevin Baxter
The decline in oil prices has led to a slowdown in project spending in the region, meaning MEED’s annual contractor survey has seen a big shake up this year

Forum: Buamim leads the delegation in Bratislava
Interview: Hamad Buamin, President and CEO, Dubai Chamber
5 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman
The Czech and Slovak republics have been identified as target markets for trade with Dubai. Colin Foreman reports from Prague and Bratislava

Sultan bin Saeed al-Mansouri, UAE Economy Minister
Interview: Sultan bin Saeed al-Mansouri, UAE Economy Minister
5 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman
The fall in oil prices has reinforced the UAE’s commitment to economic diversification

UAE infographic
UAE still exposed to crude market
5 May 2015 | By Mark Watts

Dubai contract awards
Dubai counters market inertia with new projects
4 May 2015 | By Colin Foreman
As the emirate’s property market slows down, government clients have been busy driving forward projects, led by Expo 2020-related schemes

Construction
Contractors push for more design-and-build schemes
4 May 2015 | By Robert Jones
International contractors want more clients to award design-and-build deals for their major projects

Kuwait Oil, Gas and Energy Update March 2015

Drake & Scull Leisure & Tourism Project of the Year – Kuwait

24 March 2015
The Avenues Grand MosqueKuwait Small Project of the Year

24 March 2015
Structural renovation of the Grand Mosque Subiya Hyder Consulting Transport Project of the Year – Kuwait

24 March 2015
Construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, storm water drainage, sewerage and other services for Subiyah Highway package 3 Petrochemicals EPC contract awards by country Kuwait ripe for expansion

19 March 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Progress on refinery megaprojects means the country can go ahead with plans to integrate petrochemicals facilities Gulf projects index
Middle East contracts awarded: February 2015

1 March 2015
Over $8bn of contracts awarded in February in the Middle East Kuwait simplifies investment laws Kuwait simplifies investment laws

24 February 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson
New, transparent executive regulations and fast decision-making are hoped to facilitate an increase in foreign direct investment The overhaul of the refining sector is critical to Kuwait meeting its 2020 downstream targets Refining sector to get overhaul

24 February 2015 | By Wil Crisp
The newfound momentum in downstream contract awards is due to continue in 2015, but falling oil prices and land disputes could yet derail plans Kuwait nominal GDP Kuwait approves investment plan

24 February 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe
Kuwait has approved a new five-year development plan that is similar in ambition to its predecessor despite the plunge in oil prices. But this time it must deliver Kuwait has yet to find a solution for its stateless Bedouins Dealing with the stateless population

24 February 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe
Kuwait has yet to find a solution for its stateless Bedouins, who still lack access to healthcare, education and travel Kuwait desalination market Fresh confidence in PPP market

24 February 2015 | By Philippa Wilkinson
There is growing optimism in Kuwait’s projects market, with the newly established Kuwait Authority for Partnership Projects reviving power and water projects and taking responsibility for rail schemes

Egypt Oil, Gas and Energy Update March 2015

Egypt announces discovery in Western Desert

5 April 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Recoverable hydrocarbons include both oil and gas Mixed-use development Egyptian developers sign agreement

2 April 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal
New mixed-use project announced near Cairo Road in Ethiopia Egyptian firms encouraged to enter Ethiopian market

2 April 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal
Egypt and Ethiopia meet on the sidelines of regional summit and agree to encourage better relations between the two countries Egypt oil
BG’s Egypt production drops by 44.6 per cent

2 April 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Company says future project investments in Egypt remain uncertain Egypt construction boom Hassan Allam predicts project boom in Egypt

1 April 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Egyptian contractor says it is well positioned to take advantage of growing project market Oil storage Mashreq tank terminal construction to start this year

31 March 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Partner sought to invest in the Egyptian hub project Cement Qalaa looks to invest in Egyptian cement

31 March 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Managing director says company is expecting increased demand Mall of the Emirates Majid al-Futtaim reaffirms expansion plans

29 March 2015 | By Hossam Abougabal
Local mall developer aims to double its business An armed man walks on the rubble of houses destroyed by an air strike near Sanaa airport on 26 March. Saudi Arabia and Gulf region allies have launched military operations including air strikes in Yemen Saudi allies deploy warplanes against Yemen’s Houthis

26 March 2015 | By Wil Crisp
UAE, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar and Jordan commit 76 fighter jets Mining Slow progress frustrates Egyptian miners

26 March 2015 | By Wil Crisp
Egyptian Mineral Resources Authority yet to make decision Nile river Egypt signs Nile dam deal with Ethiopia and Sudan

23 March 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe
The Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam has soured relations between the states since construction work started in 2013 Egypt’s Qalaa Holdings on track to profitability Qalaa Holdings on track to profitability

23 March 2015 | By Rebecca Spong
Egyptian firm raising fresh liquidity to fund growth Egyptian Exchange Egyptian Exchange begins to attract state-owned firms

23 March 2015 | By Rebecca Spong
Misr Fertilisers applies to list on EGX Steel production Steel production up 7 per cent in February

23 March 2015 | By Mark Watts
Iran and Saudi Arabia’s steel output help boost Middle East steel sector Power generation mix 2022 Acwa Power submits only bid for Egypt IPP

22 March 2015 | By Andrew Roscoe
Dairout independent power project is first tendered IPP since late 1990s

Qatar Oil, Gas and Energy Update March 2015

Rail spearheads transport plans
Qatar aims to revamp its transport links to counter congestion

Qatar’s oil dilemma
It’s LNG and not oil that is Doha’s core business and it should be concentrating its efforts there

When the offshore North Field, the world’s largest non-associated gas field, was discovered in 1972 it was met with acute disappointment in Qatar because they had been really hoping for oil.

In the early 1970s oil was king and gas was nothing more than a by-product. Qatar would not develop the world’s largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) export infrastructure for almost 40 years, which gives clear indication of how little respect was afforded to gas back then.

But we are not in the 1970s anymore and the global oil market is evolving in such a revolutionary way that could make the mature, low-yield oil fields of the Middle East completely obsolete by the end of the decade.

The vast majority of the sector’s research and development is now focused on driving innovation in unconventional hydrocarbons and this is what could sound the death knell for some of Qatar’s low-producing oil fields.

Investing in new surface facilities, drilling new wells and rehabilitating ageing infrastructure costs a fortune and with oil prices seemingly content to sit at $50-$60 a barrel it is making investment decisions easy.

There is no decent argument to be had for spending $3bn on an oil field rehabilitation that can only sustain production of 100,000 barrels a day for five years. If anything the probability of oil prices going down is higher than them rising at this point in time.

All it would take is a breakthrough in drilling and fracking technology to witness global oil shale production skyrocket. If this happens oil prices will depress even further and start to make the future of medium-yield oil fields look uncertain.

There have been no announcements regarding any of Qatar’s upstream oil projects and there could still be investment in maintaining current production levels for as long as possible before bowing to the inevitable and allowing them to slowly deplete.

Qatar Petroleum knows that in uncertain times you concentrate on your core strengths. The fact is that LNG fulfils that criteria for Doha and if there is to be any significant investments anywhere, it should be there.

Qatar to 2022 and beyond
Fifa confirms the Qatar World Cup Finals are to be held in November 2022 to avoid the Gulf’s heat and humidity

Gulf aviation hub to be largely unchallenged
Demands from US airlines have been raised in Washington

Doha metro takes shape
The network is planned to last beyond the World Cup

Middle East contracts awarded: February 2015
Over $8bn of contracts awarded in February in the Middle East

UAE Oil and Gas March 2015 Update

UAE PROJECTS OF THE YEAR AWARDS:
UAE Innovation Project of the Year

Emirates AquaTech Caviar Factory
The Beach
UAE Building Project of the Year

The Beach
Emal
UAE Industrial Project of the Year

Emal Phase 2
Park Hyatt
Drake & Scull Leisure & Tourism Project of the Year – Abu Dhabi

Park Hyatt Hotel
The Beach
Drake & Scull Leisure & Tourism Project of the Year – Dubai

The Beach
Presidential Palace
UAE Power & Water Project of the Year

Presidential Palace substation
Cleveland Clinic
UAE Social infrastructure Project of the Year

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Barari
Ramboll Sustainable Project of the Year – UAE

Al-Barari
Raha

Hyder Consulting Transport Project of the Year – UAE
Al-Raha Beach
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Fujairah oil storage continues rapid expansion
Capacity demand rises as traders hold stocks while crude prices stay low

Dubai moves ahead with 800MW solar project
Third phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum solar park would be the world’s largest single solar project

Contracting and materials drive Senaat profit in 2014
NPCC and Arkan underpin 9 per cent income growth for Abu Dhabi industrial group