Dukhan

Dukhan

 

a city in western Qatar. Population, approximately 3,000. Dukhan is connected by highway with the ports of Umm Said and Doha. It is the administrative center of the central oil-producing region of the country; oil is channeled from there by pipeline to the port of Umm Said. Dukhan has a seawater purifying plant, a condenser, and two steam power plants.


Dukhan

 

(from Arabic dukkan, shop), in the Caucasus and Near East, a tavern or small restaurant where wine is sold.

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In line with nation-wide celebrations of National Sport Day, Qatar Petroleum (QP) organized a range of fun-filled activities in Dukhan, which attracted the participation of a large number of employees and their families.
Tribune News Network Doha THE Public Works Authority (Ashghal) will remove the existing eastbound diversion on Dukhan road between Al Wajba Bridge and Old Bani Hajer Roundabout to shift the traffic onto the carriageway.
The 20-kilometre stretch forms part of an important step towards providing a safe and developed road linking Salwa Road to Dukhan Highway.
It produces a blend of crude oils called Dukhan or Qatar Land, 42[degrees] API with 1.
In 2009, QP combined into one two EPC contracts worth about $1bn in total at the Messai'eed and Dukhan industrial cities.
With the exception of Dukhan, the potential for big oil finds onshore is limited.
The Dukhan Highway Central project in western Qatar has achieved 30 million man hours without loss time injury (LTI), building on its last year's record of 25 million man hours without LTI, said its developer Qatar's Public Works Authority Ashghal.
qa Closing date: November 26, 2014 EPIC of precast dust barriers in Dukhan Tender no: GT14113800 Description: Construction and installation of precast dust barriers within the Dukhan fields on EPIC basis to prevent accumulation of dust and drift sand on existing asphalt roads which could endanger the safety of road users.
Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak Al Dukhan, deputy director of Sharjah Police, said the victim's body was found in Industrial Area 3 in Sharjah in a tyre warehouse.
One of the victims was severely injured and had been admitted in the ICU for some days," said Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak Al Dukhan, Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Sharjah Police.
An Asian family had illegally recruited the suspect to work for them as a housemaid without knowing anything about her past or how she came to work in the country," said Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak Al Dukhan, Deputy Director of Sharjah Police.
Details: EPIC of central alarm monitoring system and home security system at Dukhan.