Oil & Energy
April 8, 2014
EQUATE Petrochemical Company has continued its cooperation with Kuwait Blind Association (KBA).
Two other oil terminals, Ras Lanuf and Sidra, would be returned to government control in two to four weeks.
April 7, 2014
Iran’s oil minister has said Iran would exploit ‘every possibility’ to increase oil exports and would not wait for US permission.
Oman Oil Company (OOC) organised the first annual OOC Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) seminar to further support implementation of its (ERM) programme.
Oman Gas Company (OGC) on Sunday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with both Salalah Free Zone (SFZ) and Port of Salalah (POS) for building a world class liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) processing plant at SFZ and the storages and export facilities at the port.
The value of gold traded through Dubai stood at $75 billion last year, representing 40 per cent of the world’s physical gold trade.
Sawiris then retweeted a post saying: "Like father like son… He pretends to be a socialist after the first 50 million," a clear reference to Heikal, who is widely believed to be living in London.
April 3, 2014
The Abu Dhabi City Municipality’s initiative to replace the old lighting systems in six pedestrian underpasses with modern LED lights has helped reduce their power consumption by 33 per cent.
April 2, 2014
A source in the North Oil Company said that the pumping oil from the Kirkuk oilfields to the Turkish port of Ceyhan is still stopped
Jordan will sign an agreement with Spain’s Elecnor this month to build a $150 million wind-operated power plant in the southern city of Maan.
April 1, 2014
In celebration of Earth Hour 2014, Oman Oil Marketing Company (omanoil) hosted fun-filled, eco-conscious activities in the dark at MGM to educate visitors and especially children on the value of proactive behavior for the conservation of the planet.
The US is urging Lebanon not to drill into disputed zones to avoid conflict.
Jordan on Monday signed deals with two companies to build two solar energy-run power plants.
March 31, 2014
Despite a busy Saturday night in Dubai, the joint effort of its residents to switch off lights for 60 minutes during Earth Hour resulted in energy savings of 255,000kWh - enough energy to power 16 average homes for one year - which is 22 per cent higher than last year’s savings.
The National Center for Statistics and Information (NCSI) has said that electricity consumption in the sultanate has seen a dramatic 149.5 per cent increase.