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Saudi Arabia Endorses World Bank’s “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” initiative

Saudi Arabia Endorses World Bank’s “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” initiative

December 13, 2018

POLAND, Katowice; December 13, 2018 – Saudi Arabia announced the endorsement of the World Bank’s “Zero Routine Flaring by 2030” initiative, reinforcing the Kingdom’s commitment to address climate change. The announcement was made during the U.N. Climate Change Conference’s (COP24).


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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Statement

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Statement

December 12, 2018

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s National Statement, by H.E. Khalid Al-Falih, Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources.


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H.E. Khalid Al-Falih leads the Kingdom’s delegation to the Leaders’ Summit at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP24)

H.E. Khalid Al-Falih leads the Kingdom’s delegation to the Leaders’ Summit at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (COP24)

December 4, 2018

(Available in Arabic only)


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Saudi Arabia committed to ensure full operational implementation for Paris Climate Agreement at UN Climate Change Conference (COP 24)

Saudi Arabia committed to ensure full operational implementation for Paris Climate Agreement at UN Climate Change Conference (COP 24)

December 1, 2018

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is set to reinforce its climate change actions by ensuring that negotiations remain on track for full operational implementation of the historic Paris Agreement at the upcoming United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 24) in Katowice, Poland.


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HRH Crown Prince inaugurates and lays foundations stones for seven strategic projects, including Saudi Arabia’s first nuclear research reactor, & aircraft fuselage factory 2 Riyadh

HRH Crown Prince inaugurates and lays foundations stones for seven strategic projects, including Saudi Arabia’s first nuclear research reactor, & aircraft fuselage factory 2 Riyadh

November 6, 2018

HRH also launched incubators and accelerators located in each of Dammam, Qassim, Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah and Abha, as part of Bader program, which currently heads the Arab Network for ICT Incubators and UN technological cities in the Arab world.


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Global carbon intensity of crude oil production

Global carbon intensity of crude oil production

August 31, 2018

An independent Stanford-led study finds that Saudi Arabia ranks second only to Denmark as the oil producing country with the lowest carbon intensity, a measure of the greenhouse gas emissions associated with producing crude oil from the well to the refinery.


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ACWA Power wins the first ever utility scale renewable energy project in Saudi Arabia

ACWA Power wins the first ever utility scale renewable energy project in Saudi Arabia

February 6, 2018

ACWA Power, the Saudi, global leader in developing, constructing and operating power generation and desalination water plants in 11 countries, has won Skaka IPP PV solar project, the first utility scale Renewable Energy plant at the oil capital, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


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