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World Future Energy Summit 2017 Sponsors

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Masdar is on a mission to advance the clean energy industry in Abu Dhabi and around the world, and it is a catalyst for the economic diversification of the emirate. The Mubadala Development Company, which is owned by the Abu Dhabi government, established Masdar as a wholly owned subsidiary in 2006. Masdar is guided by The Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, a programme that drives new sources of income for the emirate and strengthens its knowledge-based economic sectors. Masdar takes a holistic approach to its organisation, with four business units that are interconnected and a research arm that complements their work. The business units are Masdar Clean Energy, Masdar Special Projects and Masdar City. Masdar Institute, an independent, research-driven graduate university, rounds out the organisation. With each unit focused on a key component of the value chain, Masdar operates with the broad scope needed to meet the most pressing sustainability challenges of tomorrow. This keeps Masdar at the global forefront of the clean energy industry as we pursue pioneering and commercially viable technologies and systems.

Principal Sponsor


Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) is a major diversified group of energy and petrochemical companies. Our business is about finding, producing and marketing the natural resources on which the modern world depends. The Group's activities include exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas; refining, marketing, supply and transportation, and the manufacture of petrochemicals. Our integrated upstream and downstream activities are conducted by 14 specialist subsidiary and joint venture companies. As one of the world's leading oil companies, producing over 2.7 million barrels of oil a day, we are committed to sustainable development, ensuring a harmonious balance between people's needs and the Earth's resources. Our track record in occupational health and safety, and protection of the environment, sets the standards for the rest of the Arabian Gulf.

Associate Sponsor


Emirates Global Aluminium (“EGA”) is a jointly-held, equal-ownership company formed by Mubadala Development Company of Abu Dhabi and the Investment Corporation of Dubai by combining their respective aluminium industry interests. EGA’s core operating assets are Dubai Aluminium (“DUBAL”) and Emirates Aluminium (“EMAL”), whose combined annual production capacity of 2.4 million tonnes per annum (“tpa”) places EGA among the top five primary aluminium producers in the world, by volume. The UAE-based EGA also owns Guinea Alumina Corporation (“GAC”), a strategic bauxite mine and alumina refinery development project in West Africa. In addition, EGA has plans for significant local growth and international expansion.

Diamond Sponsor


Emirates Global Aluminium (“EGA”) is a jointly-held, equal-ownership company formed by Mubadala Development Company of Abu Dhabi and the Investment Corporation of Dubai by combining their respective aluminium industry interests. EGA’s core operating assets are Dubai Aluminium (“DUBAL”) and Emirates Aluminium (“EMAL”), whose combined annual production capacity of 2.4 million tonnes per annum (“tpa”) places EGA among the top five primary aluminium producers in the world, by volume. The UAE-based EGA also owns Guinea Alumina Corporation (“GAC”), a strategic bauxite mine and alumina refinery development project in West Africa. In addition, EGA has plans for significant local growth and international expansion.

Strategic Sponsor


The Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry is an autonomous institution of public interest. It enjoys its own legal entity to represent the various productive and services activities of the private sector in Abu Dhabi Emirate. According to the provisions of the Chamber law, all natural and legal persons, having their headquarters, branch or representation office in the Emirate to exercise any commercial, industrial, vocational or professional activity in the Emirate must join the Chamber and get their membership certificates. Hence, the Chamber is viewed to be the party concerned with patronizing the various activities of the private sector. It is among its tasks and duties to render best services to member firms and companies. Membership certificates are duly issued to such members who are kept updated on how to take the utmost advantages of the Chamber services and available data or information.

Efficiency Sponsor


Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) was formed on 1 January, 1992, by a decree issued by the late Sheikh Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum to merge Dubai Electricity Company and Dubai Water Department, which had been operating independently before then. Both organisations were established by the late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum in 1959. Dubai Government fully supported the Electricity Company and the Water Department to provide Dubai’s citizens and residents with a continuous and reliable supply of electricity and water. Since then, DEWA has made considerable achievements, to be ranked as one of the best utilities in the world. DEWA provides services today to more than 760,000 customers.

DEWA has achieved competitive results, surpassing leading European and American companies by reducing losses in power transmission and distribution networks to 3.3%, compared to 6-7% in Europe and the USA. Water network losses decreased to 8.2 %, compared to 15% in North America, achieving global results in reducing water losses. DEWA’s results are among the best internationally for customer minutes lost per year. DEWA’s figures reached 3.87 minutes, compared to 15 minutes recorded by leading utilities in the European Union. The UAE, represented by DEWA, has been ranked first in the Middle East and North Africa and fourth globally for the fourth consecutive year for getting electricity as per the World Bank’s Doing Business 2017 report.

Platinum Sponsors


Total has been present in the UAE since 1939 and has built a strong presence, reflected by the size and diversity of its assets and partnerships. The Group’s equity production in the UAE in 2015 was 285,000 barrels of oil per day (boe/d). In partnership with ADNOC, Total holds a 75% stake and operates the Abu Al Bukhoosh field and holds a 13.3% stake in Abu Dhabi Marine (ADMA), which operates two offshore fields. Total also has a 15% stake in Abu Dhabi Gas Industries (GASCO), a 5% stake in Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company (ADGAS) and a 5% stake in National Gas Shipping Company (NGSCO). The Group also owns 33.33% of Ruwais Fertilizer Industries (FERTIL).

The Sustainable City

Diamond Developers is a property developer based in Dubai. Its mission is to provide stylish, quality housing and offices with great, innovative design and excellent quality. Diamond Developers adheres to the principle of developing commercial and residential properties in the most sought after locations in the Middle East. Diamond Developers are well known our stylish work Dubai Marina, with a well- known Marina Diamond complex consisted of 6 buildings and total of 1300 units which have all been completed and handed over. Jumeirah Village Circle is another exquisite project developed with completed the first three phases and the 4th phase up to 90% completion. And the latest commercial project  Diamond Business Centre, located in Arjan with 90% completion.


The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is the entity responsible for implementing the United Arab Emirate’s peaceful civil nuclear energy program. We are working to deliver safe, clean, reliable and efficient nuclear energy to help power the growth of our nation. In its Policy on the Evaluation and Potential Development of Peaceful Nuclear Energy, the UAE Government committed to developing and implementing a world-class nuclear energy program; incorporating the highest standards of safety, security, transparency and non-proliferation – a policy that has successfully secured the support of the international community. Since its inception in December 2009, ENEC has worked diligently to meet these high standards across its business and operations. Over the past four years, ENEC has successfully achieved all of its key milestones. Following the receipt of the Construction License for Units 1 and 2 in July 2012, construction is now underway at the approved site in Barakah, in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi.


Formed in 2012, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, an independent entity of Abdul Latif Jameel, is a leading global renewable energy company, with expertise in solar and wind energy as well as desalination, water solutions and environmental services. In 2015, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy acquired Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (‘FRV’), a leading global developer of large-scale solar power plants and, now, an active industry player in the wind energy space. Through its 100% ownership of FRV’s 4.5GW pipeline of projects, today, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy is the largest* GCC-based solar photovoltaics (PV) developer, and one of the leading solar PV developers in the world.


Occidental Petroleum Corporation is an international oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in the United States, Middle East and Latin America. Headquartered in Houston, Occidental is one of the largest U.S. oil and gas companies, based on equity market capitalization. Occidental’s midstream and marketing segment gathers, processes, transports, stores, purchases and markets hydrocarbons and other commodities. The company’s wholly owned subsidiary OxyChem manufactures and markets basic chemicals and vinyls.Occidental is committed to safeguarding the environment, protecting the safety and health of employees and neighboring communities, and upholding high standards of social responsibility in all of the company's worldwide operations.

ADSW 2017 Mobile App Sponsor


Dubai Science Park (DSP) is the region’s first free zone community that serves the entire value chain of the science sector, dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs, SMEs and multinational enterprises. Since its inception, the community has grown to almost 300 companies of all sizes in the life sciences, energy and environmental sectors. Armed with stellar ambitions, Dubai Science Park aims to be the vibrant platform of choice for businesses to innovate and progress in a truly dynamic community setting. Designed specifically for the needs of businesses and professionals who work in sciences, DSP fosters an environment that supports scientific research, creativity and innovation. By providing ample office and laboratory space, a robust infrastructure and a vibrant community for residents, DSP ensures a supportive eco-system for businesses to flourish. Dubai Science Park aims to play a significant role in Dubai’s Vision 2021 by facilitating a more sustainable and self-sufficient future that maximises the sustainable use of indigenous resources and talent. DSP will achieve this by supporting innovation in the sciences by fostering growth and change in the areas of human science, plant science, material science, environmental science and energy science.

Official Transport Partner

Al Futtaim

Al-Futtaim Motors was established in 1955 and is the exclusive distributor of Toyota, Lexus, Hino trucks and Toyota Material Handling in the UAE. The company operates a large network of showrooms and service centres, offering world class service at every touch point of the customer journey.

Al-Futtaim Motors is also the largest company within the Al-Futtaim Automotive group, whose vision is to be the automotive company of choice, by providing value-based customer experiences, enabled by an empowered and engaged workforce. Today, Al-Futtaim Motors is the foremost distributor of automobiles and automotive products in the United Arab Emirates, and leads the rapid development of the automotive business in the country, whilst significantly contributing to its Principals’ worldwide growth. Moreover, the Company continues to contribute to the development of the country’s green agenda through the introduction of sustainable and green vehicles.

Through the Toyota and Lexus brands, Al-Futtaim Motors has established itself as the leader in sustainable mobility in the country, having witnessed consistent growth over the past five years through the introduction of the first Lexus hybrid vehicle. In that time, Lexus has grown to becomes the largest provider of luxury hybrid vehicles in the country, offering vehicles such as the CT, LS h, GS h and RX h.

In 2016, the United Arab Emirates joined the global phenomena with the launch of the Toyota Prius, the world’s most popular hybrid car, in its efforts towards making the future of the UAE a more sustainable one.


New Energies Sponsor


Shell’s relationship with the Middle East and North African countries dates back almost as long as the company’s existence. Working hand in hand with governments and local partners, we in Shell are proud to support the countries that make up the MENA region in producing and delivering the upstream and downstream aspects of oil and gas production.  We operate across the region in a series of joint ventures and partnerships. We supply the technical expertise and economies of scale that come with running a global portfolio of assets and interests.

Eco Logistic Sponsor


DB Schenker supports industry and trade in the global exchange of goods: in land transport, worldwide air and ocean freight, contract logistics and supply chain management. Roughly 66,000 employees at some 2,000 locations around the globe generated revenues totaling 15,451 billion euros in 2015. The company specializes in global air and ocean freight solutions as well as all related logistics services. DB Schenker holds top positions in automotive, consumer goods, trade fair forwarding, special transports and services for major sporting events. The internal business unit connects the most important economic regions in forty European countries with a network of about 32,000 regular scheduled services for general cargo per week. DB Schenker provides its customers time- and cost-optimized services for general cargo and partial and full loads. DB Schenker has a dense European network, allowing it to provide services from a single source.


Official Carbon Offset Partner


BP is a global energy company and has been working in the Middle East for over 100 years. We strive to be a safety leader in our industry, a world-class operator, a good corporate citizen and a great employer. BP played a significant role in the Abu Dhabi oil industry since the 1930s and was at the forefront of the discovery of oil in the Emirate in 1958. BP have upstream activities in the region. In Abu Dhabi, our operations include joint venture partnerships with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and shareholdings in Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company, Abu Dhabi Gas Liquefaction Company, the Natural Gas Shipping Company and Bunduq Company Limited. Khazzan Development in Oman, Rumaila giant field in Iraq and a representative offices in Kuwait. Dubai is BP’s regional hub for refining and marketing of downstream products.





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