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Baghdad remained adamant in opposing any independent arrangements to ship oil from Kurdistan away from its control.
August 18, 2014 - 21:00 GMT
Two oil tankers Minerva Joy and the United Kalavrvta seem to symbolize the future of Iraq and whether it will remain a unified entity or will break up.

April 14, 2014

Iran will build six oil refineries in Indonesia's Benten and West Java regions (File Archive)
11:00 GMT

Iran has agreed with Indonesia's leadership to construct six oil refineries in the Asia Pacific country.

“We will focus on the country’s historic strategy, which is to supply international markets with oil, especially the challenges facing the market as well as the future role of the member states of Opec.”
03:55 GMT

The UAE is set to raise its production capacity to 3.5 million barrels per day aimed at keeping a market balance.

April 13, 2014

Saeed Khoory, CEO of ENOC and Board Member of the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, said: “WETEX is a flagship event that highlights the thought leadership of Dubai in promoting energy and water use efficiency
15:29 GMT
(press release)

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) is putting the spotlight on its sustainable development initiatives and its advanced technology introductions.

Oil is a big contribution to Iraq's economy (File/AFP)
15:00 GMT

Iraq's Ministry of Oil is planning to export 300 oil barrels internationally.

OCTAL PET Complex - Salalah
09:57 GMT
(press release)

OCTAL, one of the world’s largest PET producers and a global leader in the packaging industry, has surpassed the US$ 3 billion dollar mark in sales, a record in the company’s six-year history.

Saeed Khoory, CEO of ENOC
06:40 GMT
(press release)

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) is hosting the 22nd annual Middle East Petroleum & Gas Conference (MPGC), the anchor event of the Middle East Petroleum & Gas Week.

April 10, 2014

During the event
12:43 GMT
(press release)

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has underlined its commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) by winning the CSR Label Award 2014 presented by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce & Industry.

Dubai is already one of the world’s biggest hubs for commercial aviation, and it will soon become the biggest
08:55 GMT

Two Swiss adventurers plan to start and end their historic round-the-world flight in a solar aircraft from the UAE.

April 9, 2014

The plant will support the expansion of the Zubair oil field near Basra
09:55 GMT

Alstom, a global leader in power generation, has secured a contract worth nearly 400 million euros ($549 million) from Eni Iraq BV to build a 740 MW1 Zubair gas-fired power plant, near Basra in southern Iraq.

Iran and the six powers have yet to agree on the limits that Tehran will have to accept on its enrichment programme
08:55 GMT

Senior envoys from Iran and six world powers met for a new round of negotiations on Tuesday, in an effort to reach a broad agreement on scaling back Iran’s nuclear programme and lifting sanctions by July.

April 8, 2014

Tehran and Moscow are due to finalize an agreement on broader economic and trade cooperation
11:55 GMT

Iran and Russia emphasized finalizing energy agreements between the two sides.

Mohammad Al Benali with members of KBA board
10:35 GMT
(press release)

EQUATE Petrochemical Company has continued its cooperation with Kuwait Blind Association (KBA).

The deal could help bolster the authority of the weak central Libyan government in the face of the country’s powerful militias, most of which have drawn their members from the former rebels who fought against Qaddafi.
03:55 GMT

Two other oil terminals, Ras Lanuf and Sidra, would be returned to government control in two to four weeks.

April 7, 2014

Oil minister expressed hope that oil production would return to its level in 2005, that is, 4.2 million barrels per day.
19:50 GMT

Iran’s oil minister has said Iran would exploit ‘every possibility’ to increase oil exports and would not wait for US permission.

OOC Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) seminar
11:20 GMT
(press release)

Oman Oil Company (OOC) organised the first annual OOC Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) seminar to further support implementation of its (ERM) programme.