'Jordan awards Shell new tender to supply LNG'June 27, 2016

AMMAN — Jordan has awarded a tender to Royal Dutch Shell to buy a new cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for power generation, according to a top official in the energy sector.

The state-run National Electric Power Company said it selected an offer by Shell to provide 3.3 trillion British Thermal Units (BTU) to be supplied to Jordan on July 23, Abdel Fattah Al Daradkeh, the director general of the company, told The Jordan Times"...

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Linde Gas Turkey Chooses Mix Telematics for Increasing SafetyJune 20, 2016

Linde Gas Turkey, part of the Linde Group, a leading global industrial gas and engineering company, has invested in a MiX Telematics fleet management solution in order to increase the road safety of their heavy vehicles along with enhancing positive driver behaviour. Turker JMT, a MiX Telematics partner in Turkey, will implement the fleet management solution into 129 of Linde’s"...

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'NANO KOREA 2016', Largest NANO Technology Exhibition in Korea, from July 13thJune 16, 2016

  • Marking its 14th event, 350 companies from 15 countries will showcase new technologies and applications
  • 6 concurrent exhibitions of state-of-the-art technologies, including advanced ceramics, high-function materials and smart sensors, will be jointly held

NANO KOREA 2016, the largest exhibition of advanced NANO technology and business, will be held from July 13th to 15th at ......

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National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL) links with top global universities using FIATA's e-platformJune 13, 2016

The National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL) held an open Forum on FIATA Logistics Academy (FLA) on 15thMay, 2016 at the Le Meridian Airport Hotel, Al Wasl Ballroom to give out distinction certificates to their top trainees who got 95% and above from various freight organizations. Further, the new schedule for the coaching and management courses were announced. This e-learning platform is not limited to logistics courses but has leadership, management, business etiquette and much more.


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Ministry urges refinery to address foul emissions after residents protestJune 11, 2016

The Environment Ministry on Thursday called on the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company (JPRC) to abide by environmental regulations and to address the foul smells its facilities produce.

Zarqa Environment Director Inaam Abu Judeh said the ministry issued regulations to the JPRC urging it to deal with the issue,"...

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Israel-Jordan gas export agreement 'soon': Noble Energy May 31, 2016

Senior figures in the Israeli natural gas sector and Noble Energy senior VP Eastern Mediterranean Region Keith Elliot today predicted that an agreement for the export of gas to Jordan would be signed soon. At a conference this week in New York, Elliot asserted, "That’s one example of a situation where Israel has the opportunity to take advantage of the gas not only for its own internal benefits but for a broader geopolitical"...

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Fuel prices expected to go up in June May 28, 2016

AMMAN — Fuel prices in the domestic market are expected to go up by 4 per cent to 5 per cent in June, an informed source told The Jordan Times Thursday. The source, who requested to remain unnamed, said gasoline prices may see an increase of about 3.4 per cent, while diesel and kerosene may go up by 5 per cent, whereas the price of cooking gas cylinders would remain unchanged. Gas Stations Owners Association President Nahar Seidat also expected a rise in the domestic prices of oil derivatives in June as global oil prices in May recovered tangibly. He told The Jordan Times that the price of...

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