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Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 15 November 2018

Business Extra podcast: Adnoc marks another first for UAE

Ruwais refinery and petrochemical complex, operated by Adnoc. Bloomberg
Ruwais refinery and petrochemical complex, operated by Adnoc. Bloomberg

In this episode, host Chris Nelson talks to The National’s Deputy Business Editor Dania Saadi about Abu Dhabi National Oil Company using hydraulic fracturing.

Adnoc announced that, together with US company Baker Hughes, it is using what's known as "fracking" onshore – for the first time in the Middle East – to assess potential gas reserves in the western Al Dhafra Region of the emirate.

We also take a look at the UAE Central Bank’s IMF-beating forecast for economic growth next year and then tech entrepreneurs Omar Darwish and William Gardener share their insights into the rapidly evolving world of digital marketing. Listen here:

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