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24 Dec 2013

TAQA subsidiary celebrates oversubscribed IPO, first day of trading on Casablanca Stock Exchange

Jorf Lasfar Energy Company (JLEC) opened for trading today on the Casablanca Stock Exchange after its initial public offering (IPO) was oversubscribed 6.69 times.

17 Dec 2013

TAQA recognised for bringing on next generation business leaders

TAQA has been recognised by one of the world’s leading accountancy bodies for its work in bringing on the next generation of business leaders.

16 Dec 2013

TAQA receives government approval for North Sea development

TAQA has received approval from the UK government for development of its Morrone field in the Central North Sea.

12 Dec 2013

TAQA reshapes Abu Dhabi headquarters

TAQA has undertaken a reorganisation at its headquarters to enhance efficiency.

03 Dec 2013

TAQA subsidiary receives approval for Morocco listing

Jorf Lasfar Energy Company has received approval to list on the Casablanca Stock Exchange.

27 Nov 2013

TAQA appoints Michael T. McGuinty as General Counsel and Company Secretary

TAQA has appointed Michael T. McGuinty as General Counsel and Company Secretary.

16 Nov 2013

“Work for us and see the world,” TAQA tells Emirati undergrads in the UK

TAQA has held its largest recruitment event for Emiratis outside of the UAE.

10 Nov 2013

TAQA, PensionDanmark agree on sale of Dutch pipeline stake

TAQA has reached an agreement with PensionDanmark A/S to sell its stake in the NGT natural gas pipeline in the Netherlands.

06 Nov 2013

TAQA Q3 2013 Results

TAQA, the international energy company from Abu Dhabi, today reported its operational and financial results for the nine months to 30 September 2013.

29 Oct 2013


TAQA confirms that a failure occurred in a tank forming part of a chlorination unit of the Jorf Lasfar power complex in Morocco. The incident has no impact on power generation from Jorf Lasfar.

27 Oct 2013

TAQA supports victims of human trafficking

TAQA has signed an agreement with Ewa’a to support victims of human trafficking in the UAE.

10 Oct 2013

Sheikh Hamdan inaugurates power and water plant in Abu Dhabi

His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan inaugurated a major new power and water plant in the Western Region in Abu Dhabi in the presence of other senior government representatives and dignitaries.

07 Oct 2013

TAQA receives approval for oilfield development in Kurdistan region of Iraq

TAQA, the international energy company from Abu Dhabi, has received approval from the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) for the first phase in the development of the Atrush Block in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

03 Sep 2013

Cormorant Alpha achieves full production capability

Cormorant Alpha recommenced production on 30 June and full production capability was achieved on 24 August following completion of a re-instatement project.

31 Jul 2013

TAQA First Half 2013 Results

TAQA today reported its First Half 2013 operational and financial results.

29 Jul 2013

Ruwais Power Company Power and Desalination Plant Issues USD 825 Million Bond

TAQA, the global energy company from Abu Dhabi, has announced that the Ruwais Power Company power and desalination plant (Shuweihat 2) has completed an issuance of USD 825 million in project bonds.

15 Jul 2013

TAQA appoints new VP to head water expansion

TAQA, the global energy company based in Abu Dhabi, has appointed Ahmed Bin Abbood Al Adawi to head the company’s water divisions globally.

07 Jul 2013

TAQA launches first sustainable development report

TAQA, the global energy company based in Abu Dhabi, has released its first annual sustainable development report.

01 Jul 2013

New managing director formally joins TAQA’s UK business

TAQA, the global energy company based in Abu Dhabi, today announced that Pete Jones has today formally joined TAQA to succeed Leo Koot as managing director of TAQA’s UK oil and gas business

30 Jun 2013

TAQA, Sembcorp and ADWEA celebrate the groundbreaking of seawater desalination expansion project in Fujairah, UAE

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) and its project partners, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA) and Abu Dhabi-based global energy company TAQA, today celebrated the groundbreaking of the US$200 million expansion project for the Fujairah 1 Independent Water and Power Plant (IWPP) in the UAE.

28 Jun 2013

TAQA supports Alberta flood disaster relief efforts

TAQA, the global energy company based in Abu Dhabi, is contributing CDN100,000 to the Canadian Red Cross relief to support rehabilitation efforts following the most devastating flooding in history in the City of Calgary and the Province of Alberta.

01 Jun 2013

TAQA completes acquisition of BP assets

TAQA has today completed the acquisition of UK North Sea oil and gas assets from BP.

09 May 2013

TAQA appoints UK, Iraq Managing Directors

TAQA has appointed Pete Jones to the position of Managing Director for TAQA’s UK oil and gas business. Mr Jones succeeds Leo Koot who has been appointed Managing Director of TAQA in Iraq.

08 May 2013

TAQA Q1 2013 Results

TAQA today reported its Q1 2013 operational and financial results.

06 May 2013

Cormorant Alpha update

TAQA today issued an update regarding the situation at the Cormorant Alpha platform in the UK North Sea:

24 Apr 2013

Government approval for TAQA’s Cladhan field development plan

TAQA today announced that the development plan for its Cladhan field has been approved by the UK government.

09 Apr 2013

President of Ghana inaugurates TAQA power plant expansion

TAQA celebrated the ground-breaking ceremony of the Takoradi 2 power plant expansion project in Ghana. Once complete, the plant will account for approximately 15 per cent of Ghana’s generation capacity, providing power to more than a million people.

01 Apr 2013

TAQA, CWM Abu Dhabi to develop Dalma Island waste-to-energy demonstration facility

TAQA and The Center for Waste Management – Abu Dhabi (CWM) have extended their partnership by signing a Collaboration Agreement to study and develop a waste-to-energy demonstration facility at Abu Dhabi’s Dalma Island.

01 Apr 2013

TAQA’s Oil & Gas appoints Director of New Ventures in Abu Dhabi

TAQA has appointed Saeed Saad Al-Menhali as Director - New Ventures for the company’s oil & gas business stream

13 Mar 2013

TAQA Full Year 2012 Results

TAQA today reported its full year 2012 operational and financial results.

07 Mar 2013

TAQA starts process to restore Brent crude oil flows

TAQA confirms that a hydrocarbon release was detected in one of the Cormorant Alpha platform legs in the northern UK North Sea.

02 Mar 2013

Incident in Morocco

TAQA confirms that an individual working at the Jorf Lasfar construction site in Morocco died on Friday morning.

27 Feb 2013

TAQA invites companies to qualify for UAE’s first waste-to-energy plant

TAQA, the global energy company based in Abu Dhabi, has invited companies to submit qualifications ahead of tendering the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the UAE’s first waste-to-energy plant.

18 Feb 2013

TAQA scoops financing awards for Morocco, Ghana deals

TAQA has been named winner of two awards in recognition of its contribution to financing energy infrastructure in Africa at the 14th Project Finance Magazine Awards event in London.

17 Feb 2013

TAQA makes Northern North Sea oil discovery

TAQA has discovered oil in the new Darwin oil field in the Northern North Sea area near the Shetland Islands in Scotland.

06 Feb 2013

TAQA Preliminary Financial Results for FY 2012

TAQA today reported its preliminary, unaudited financial results for the year ending 31 December 2012. These preliminary results are subject to changes that may result from the final determination of certain accounting estimates.

02 Feb 2013

AmCham Abu Dhabi recognises TAQA for commitment to US - UAE relations

TAQA has won the prestigious 2013 Falcon Award in recognition of its outstanding commitment to sustainable US - UAE business relations at the 3rd Annual AmCham Abu Dhabi Excellence Awards Gala charity event in Abu Dhabi.

28 Jan 2013

TAQA closes financing for Morocco power plant expansion

TAQA has signed final agreements marking the close of the USD 1.4 billion equivalent project financing for the expansion of the Jorf Lasfar power plant in Morocco

27 Jan 2013

TAQA completes financing for Ghana power plant expansion

TAQA and its partner, Volta River Authority (VRA), have completed the USD 330 million financing for the expansion of the Takoradi 2 power plant in Ghana.

17 Jan 2013

TAQA confirms initial flows in Brent pipeline system

TAQA confirms that initial flows of crude oil have resumed in the Brent pipeline system following a precautionary shutdown on Monday.

14 Jan 2013

TAQA starts pilot for solar cooling technology in Abu Dhabi

TAQA and Chromasun Inc., the California-based solar panel manufacturer, have begun a pilot project for roof-top solar air-conditioning in Abu Dhabi.

13 Jan 2013

TAQA expands in India with hydroelectric project

TAQA has acquired an interest in Himachal Sorang Power Limited (HSPL), the developer of a 100 megawatt (MW) hydroelectric plant in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.

09 Jan 2013

TAQA expands in North America with wind power investment

Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA) has agreed to buy a 50% interest in the 205.5 megawatt (MW) Lakefield wind project located in the Midwestern United States from a subsidiary of France-based utility Electricite de France SA (EDF).

03 Jan 2013

TAQA enters exclusive talks for major Turkish power development

The Republic of Turkey and the United Arab Emirates today signed an Intergovernmental Agreement for the development of power plants and associated mines in the Afsin-Elbistan region of Turkey.