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Iraqi crude production is climbing from a 35-year high.
January 30, 2015 - 22:18 GMT
“This price war is not just between Saudi Arabia and the U.S., it’s also intra-OPEC,” said Seth Kleinman,

March 19, 2014

The plant, which will be located in Maan will have a total capacity of 10 megawatts
08:55 GMT

Jordan on Tuesday signed a $24 million agreement with Arabia One for Clean Energy Investments to build a solar-run power generation plant.

Analysts say Iran represents the best route for energy transfer in the region as this route is shorter and less costly than Russia, Turkey and China routes.
03:55 GMT

Iran started its oil swap with the Caspian Sea and Central Asian states in 1997.

March 17, 2014

During the event
10:54 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has honoured 20 distinguished employees in line with its commitment to recognise its workforce for outstanding service and contribution to the organisation.

Dr. Rahma bin Mohamed Al Shamsi with the honorees in the presence of Abdulraoof Abdulaziz and Retail Marketing Executive
06:26 GMT

Dr. Rahma bin Mohamed Al Shamsi, Retail Sales Manager at Emirates General Petroleum Corporation “Emarat”, honored one Supervisor and two employees, who were named “Supervisor and Star of the Year 2013”.

Israel routinely closes the crossing to mount the pressure on the besieged Palestinians and their rulers in Gaza.
03:55 GMT

Israel was to allow the resumption of diesel deliveries into Gaza on Sunday, a day after the territory's sole power plant stopped working due to a lack of fuel, officials said.

March 16, 2014

Sixty percent of the region's upstream oil transactions in 2013 were from the UAE, Oman and Iraq (File Archive/Shutterstock)
12:00 GMT

MENA's upstream oil transactions increased in both quantity and value in 2013.

During the event
11:24 GMT
(press release)

EQUATE Petrochemical Company sponsored the 12th Firemen Day 2014 under the patronage of Minister of State for Council of Ministers Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah.

March 13, 2014

Iran's oil production has decreased by 171,000 bpd since 2012
11:55 GMT

Iran's crude oil output increased by 49,700 barrels per day in February compared to the previous month.

The next 10 years should see a better mix of energy generated from coal, nuclear, and solar sources
09:55 GMT

In order to cater to around 25 million visitors who are expected at the Expo 2020, Dubai needs to produce more electricity, and reduce energy loss.

During the visit
05:52 GMT
(press release)

HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), welcomed an international delegation of Siemens, including its key clients, at the M Station in Jebel Ali Power Station.

March 12, 2014

Yanqul Copper Project
10:07 GMT
(press release)

Oman Oil Company (OOC) has announced its first mining venture in Oman after signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Mawarid Mining and Oman Mining Company to develop the Yanqul Copper Project.

March 11, 2014

During the event
11:47 GMT
(press release)

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) participated in the 10th Annual One-on-One Conference under the patronage of HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.

During the event
10:09 GMT
(press release)

Sharing the nation’s passion for football, Oman Oil Marketing Company (omanoil) is sponsoring the upcoming friendly match between legendary football clubs, FC Barcelona and Real Madrid CF.

Jordan wants to establish a nuclear reactor to cut down its dependency of foreign energy imports that currently account for 96 percent of the country's energy stock (File Archive/Shutterstock)
08:00 GMT

Jordan's Atomic Energy Commission is planning to sign two agreements with Russia's Rosatom to establish the country's first nuclear reactor.

March 10, 2014

During the event
13:20 GMT
(press release)

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has commenced the vocational training programme for six students from the Rashid Centre for the Disabled.