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Abu Dhabi eyes Shah Deniz gas field

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, June 11 (UPI) -- The Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. plans to announce a $10 billion contract to treat sour gas in the Shah Deniz field in Azerbaijan, industry officials said.

Kaymer holds 6-shot lead at Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 19 (UPI) -- Martin Kaymer of Germany carded a 4-under-part 68 Saturday to keep his six-shot lead in the Abu Dhabi Golf Championship in the United Arab Emirates.
French military base in Abu Dhabi by 2009

French military base in Abu Dhabi by 2009

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 16 (UPI) -- French President Nicolas Sarkozy said his country will open a military base in Abu Dhabi, increasing the Western presence in the Persian Gulf region.

Abu Dhabi promotes natural gas-run cars

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 26 (UPI) -- Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. is planning to open additional natural gas filling stations next year.

UAE emergency responders in training

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- The Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, police have undertaken an initiative to meet international standards on emergency rescue operations.

Abu Dhabi buys AMD stake for $622 million

NEW YORK, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- An investment arm of the Abu Dhabi government has bought an 8.1 percent stake in Advanced Micro Devices for $622 million.

Abu Dhabi establishes film fest

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood filmmakers Harvey Weinstein and Paul Haggis are planning to attend the first Middle East Film Festival in Abu Dhabi, Variety.com said Tuesday.

NYU plans Abu Dhabi campus

NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- The Abu Dhabi government will be financing a branch of New York University in the emirate, a report says citing sources.

Abu Dhabi museum has a good name: Louvre

PARIS, March 6 (UPI) -- Officials of the United Arab Emirates and France signed papers in a billion-dollar deal to name an art museum in the Gulf state the Louvre Abu Dhabi.

Cleveland Clinic to build hospital in UAE

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Cleveland Clinic and Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Development will jointly build a hospital in the United Arab Emirates.

Halliburton wins Abu Dhabi cement contract

HOUSTON, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Halliburton Tuesday won a $70 million contract from the Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Oil Production for cementing and associated services.

Guggenheim to build museum in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 10 (UPI) -- Abu Dhabi's rulers signed a deal with New York's Guggenheim Foundation to build a contemporary and modern art museum whose building could cost $200 million.

Guggenheim coming to the Middle East

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 9 (UPI) -- Abu Dhabi officials say the emirate and the Guggenheim Foundation plan to build a 300,000-square-foot museum in the United Arab Emirates city.

Abu Dhabi to get two new steel plants

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Al Nasser Industrial Enterprises of the United Arab Emirates will build two steel plants with a combined annual capacity of 450,000 metric tons.

Abu Dhabi leaving Gulf Air

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Abu Dhabi's government is cutting ties with Gulf Air to concentrate on its 1-year-old Etihad airline.

Chicago firm gets big UAE engineering job

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Chicago's CB&I engineering firm won a $130 million contract to design and build liquefied natural gas facilities in the United Arab Emirates.

Abu Dhabi government gets slice of Ferrari

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, July 28 (UPI) -- An investment group controlled by the Abu Dhabi government paid $137 million for a 5 percent stake in Italy's Ferrari car company.

First IVF camel born in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 26 (UPI) -- The first camel conceived by in-vitro fertilization has been born in Abu Dhabi following four years of medical research into improving the breed.

New UAE president elected

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The Supreme Council of the United Arab Emirates Wednesday elected Sheik Khalifa bin Zayed as president, succeeding his late father, Sheik Zayed bin Sultan.

UAE president dies at 86

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- United Arab Emirates President and ruler of Abu Dhabi Sheik Zayed bin Sultan al-Nayhan died Tuesday, official television reports. He was 86.

Volkswagen Abu Dhabi deal dead

WOLFSBURG, Germany, Sept. 15 (UPI) -- Discussions between Volkswagen and the Emirate of Abu Dhabi over the potential sale of 9.8 percent of the company have failed.

Abu Dhabi likely to buy VW shares

HAMBURG, Germany, April 22 (UPI) -- Volkswagen Chairman Bernd Pischetsrieder announced Thursday that Abu Dhabi has offered to become the company's second largest shareholder.
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