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WEBINAR - Doing Business In The UAE Energy Market

29th October 2015


This Webinar, for British energy companies, was organised by the Department for Business and Trade, on 26th October 2015, to provide information about opportunities in the energy sector in the UAE and how to setup an energy business here. It also introduces some of the key trade associations that could be useful, such as The Energy Industries Council (EIC) and Scottish Development International (SDI). The Webinar lasts for just over thirty minutes and finishes with a Q&A session.

The Purpose of the UKTI's Energy Webinar

To provide UK companies planning to attend and/or exhibit at ADIPEC in Abu Dhabi with an insight into doing business in the UAE, with a particular focus on the complexities involved in setting up in the energy sector, such as obtaining approval from the Supreme Petroleum Council, registering with ADNOC and organising CICPA registration for obtaining CICPA security passes.

Setting up an energy company in the UAE

Gateway Group's Founder, Jenny Hunt, was invited to participate in the Webinar by discussing company formation in the UAE, specifically covering the following topics:

2) Legal structures - basic requirements and restrictions

3) Tips for energy companies


Gateway Group makes the process of setting up a company in Abu Dhabi smooth and easy

✅ We'll guide you through choosing the right trade license for your business.

✅ We’ll help you purchase one of our unique business setup packages, which are available as "license only" or "license and visa."

✅ Simply choose the package that best suits your business activity and complete the purchase online.

✅ For those requiring a local sponsor, Gateway Group provides a corporate local sponsor service, which has the Supreme Petroleum Council approval, making it the ideal partner for oil and gas companies wanting to work with ADNOC, providing the peace of mind that this vehicle meets the necessary requirements.

ready to start your company formation in abu dhabi with Gateway Group

(Updated 9th September 2023)

Abu Dhabi Freelancers get Supreme Petroleum Council Approval

Did you know that it is possible to apply for Supreme Petroleum Council Approval if you have an Abu Dhabi freelancer license? The Abu Dhabi freelancer license is quick and easy to setup, as well as being cost-effective, making it an ideal solution for professional individuals. Check out our new freelancer license business setup packages. The oil and gas consultancy packages include the Onshore and offshore oil fields and gas fields and facilities services business activity which is required for SPC approval.


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Written by Jenny Hunt

Founder, Gateway Group, Abu Dhabi & Dubai, United Arab Emirates

FORBES' Top 100 Most Influential Women in the Middle East

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