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Abdulrahman Al Seriea joins Integra

Abdulrahman Al Seriea has joined Integra’s trading team in charge of petrochemicals in the Middle East, the company announced by email on Wednesday.   He started working from the company’s newly established base in Riyadh on 25 April 2010. He previously worked for 20 years for SABIC in Riyadh, with various positions in aromatics and […]

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Expat lifestyle – homesick in Riyadh

One of our expat friends working for a couple of months in Saudi Arabia phones on his Skype phone from his flat in Riyadh to say that he is homesick and finding that there is absolutely nothing to do there. He says that where he is living there are a few restaurants, which all serve […]

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Cleaning up oil from tar sands – New Scientist

There’s a good article in this week’s New Scientist on “Can Oil from Tar Sands be Cleaned Up?” The answer it seems is yes.   “Canadian tar sands contain an estimated 170 billion barrels of recoverable oil, second only to Saudi Arabia’s reserves, (and they) … dig up the tarry bitumen in gigantic open pit […]

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