• 28 Feb 2012
  • Global

TAQA wins Scottish Business Award

There was success for TAQA at the 2012 Scottish Business Awards when it was named winner of the ‘Growth Strategy of the Year’ category.TAQA came out top in a very competitive field of eight companies to be presented with the accolade at an awards dinner in Edinburgh.The Scottish Business Awards is the country’s premier cross-industry business awards programme, recognising the people and companies that are changing the face of Scotland with the goods, services and innovations they provide.”This award is a fantastic tribute to everyone associated with TAQA Bratani and our rise from being a new entrant in our industry to becoming one of the major players in the nation’s oil and gas sector,” says managing director Leo Koot. “It is due first and foremost to our people and their commitment to doing things the TAQA Way.”- ENDS -Contact Information for Media:Allan Virtanen
TAQA Media Relations, Abu DhabiTel +971 2 691 4894; Mob +971 56 685 2717
Allan.Virtanen@taqaglobal.comAbout TAQAEstablished in 2005, TAQA is a diversified international energy group headquartered in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, and listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX: TAQA).TAQA’s business is made up of three operating divisions spread across the entire energy value chain: power generation & water desalination; oil and gas exploration & production; and emerging & alternative energy technologies.Power & Water: TAQA is one the largest independent power producers in the world and the majority owner of the facilities that provide 98% of the water and electricity requirements in Abu Dhabi. TAQA’s power plants are located in the UAE, Morocco, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Ghana, India, and USA.Oil & Gas: with operations in Canada, UK, the Netherlands, USA and Iraq, TAQA’s oil and gas business includes exploration and production, underground gas storage and pipeline transportation.Emerging & alternative energy technologies: TAQA Energy Solutions is dedicated to alternative and technology-driven energy initiatives for long-term efficient energy production and generation. TAQA’s vision is to deliver ‘Energy for Growth’: growth within the business; social and economic progress in the communities where TAQA operates; and increased value for our shareholders.Over the past 40 years the UAE and Abu Dhabi have pursued a vision embodied by progressive development, investment and the highest global standards. TAQA is proud to align its strategy both domestically and globally to Abu Dhabi’s economic vision 2030, working towards sustainable economic development.For more information about TAQA visit: www.taqaglobal.com or Twitter: @TAQAGLOBAL

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