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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.

November 12, 2012

Iranian gas condensate exports have topped $1 billion
07:01 GMT

Iran’s exports of gas condensates amounted to more than $1 billion in the last month, a customs official was quoted as saying, easing the impact of Western sanctions that are gripping the country.

The government in Egypt  is set to reduce subsidies on gasoline in the coming days
06:41 GMT

The Egyptian government will cut subsidies on 95-octane gasoline in a few days, in part of a plan to reduce subsidies, as the country prepares for a new round of talks with the International Monetary Fund.

November 11, 2012

Saudi oil exports have been valued $245 million as domestic consumption also increases
10:29 GMT

Saudi Arabia exported nearly 2.25 billion barrels of crude oil in the past 10 months of the current year valued at SR 921 billion ( $245 million), as domestic consumption also increases.

November 7, 2012

A fire burns on a gas pipeline in the town of Al Arish, North of Sinai. The pipeline, which supplies gas to Jordan and Israel, has come under attack at least 15 times since Egyptian resident Hosni Mubarak was toppled in 2011
12:12 GMT

Egypt has agreed to boost Jordan’s gas supplies, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Alaa Batayneh announced on Tuesday, ending a months-long dispute over the country’s former primary energy source.

EQUATE Vice-President for Technical Services Mohammad Al Benali
07:21 GMT
(press release)

EQUATE Petrochemical Company sponsored the First Conference for Nutrition of Kidney Patients which was organized by the Ministry of Health.

Sara Akbar, Kuwait Energy CEO
06:47 GMT
(press release)

Kuwait Energy announces an update on its financial and corporate activities during its third quarter.

November 6, 2012

Cyprus has signed delineation agreement with Egypt, Israel and Lebanon
12:54 GMT

Foreign ministers of Egypt and Cyprus have said the prospect of cooperating to exploit offshore hydrocarbons reservoirs is vast. However a “dispute between Egypt and Israel might ensue”, suggest expert forecasts.

Oil Refinery.
08:38 GMT

The Ministry of Oil and Gas has floated tenders inviting bids from international oil firms for developing seven oil and gas blocks on production sharing basis.

During the event
07:45 GMT
(press release)

Emirates National Oil Company conducted safety trainings for staff of the Ministry of Labour to enhance the effective implementation of environment, health and safety (EHS) practices at the workplace.

Mr. Hussain Kazim Manager, Corporate Communications at Emarat
06:58 GMT

Emarat decided to boost its participation at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) 2012 as part of its effort to assert its leading position within the oil industry.

November 5, 2012

During the honoring ceremony
06:51 GMT

Mr. Abdulraoof Abdul Aziz, Manager, Dealer Sales Operations at Emirates General Petroleum Corporation "Emarat", praised the corporation’s employees at various stations.

EQUATE Petrochemical Company
06:38 GMT
(press release)

EQUATE Petrochemical Company announced that it has restarted the 550,000 metric tons annually (MTA) Ethylene Glycol (EG) unit.

November 4, 2012

Date Packaging
11:53 GMT
(press release)

OCTAL has marked its foray into the date packaging market in the United Arab Emirates with the largest and most influential date producers in the industry.

ENOC Quit Smoking Campaign
04:46 GMT
(press release)

Emirates National Oil Company held a “Smoking Cessation Campaign” for its staff as part of its corporate social responsibility initiatives.

November 1, 2012

Mixed news for Iraqi oil industry
04:00 GMT

A U.S. inspector general report takes note of progress made in Iraq in terms of internal oil disputes, but said rivalries among various factions remain tense.