Oil & Energy
January 28, 2013
Hundreds of angry Egyptian protesters threw stones towards Canal Company for Electricity Distribution branch in the Suez Canal area in Port Said coastal city. One of the buildings of the company caught fire, ONTV reporter said on Saturday.
January 27, 2013
Oman Oil Marketing Company (omanoil) has entered 2013 with over 140 filling stations, 80 ahlain convenience stores and a dozen car wash facilities in strategic locations across the Sultanate.
The oil and gas company Exxon, which has operations across the MENA region, has overtaken Apple as the worlds biggest company, after the iPhone-maker's share price dropped.
A delegation from the Yemeni Company, Bahkeem for General Trading, the authorized distributor of Emirates General Petroleum Corporation's Lubricants in Yemen, paid a visit to Emarat's headquarters in Dubai.
January 23, 2013
China's crude oil imports from Iran reached 2.5 million tons in December 2012, up 43 percent from November, official data showed, in spite of Western sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Gasoline prices in Lebanon continued their steady rise for the eighth week in a row on Wednesday.
January 22, 2013
The Syrian government has increased the prices of petrol, wheat and flour, three days after the cost of diesel increased, according to state media.
January 21, 2013
Iraq has threatened the semi-autonomous Kurdistan region to the north of Baghdad with legal action over oil rights, in along-running dispute.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority organised a Consultants and Contractors Open Day’ at the Grand Hyatt hotel, Dubai.
Syria’s capital Damascus suffered power cuts over night, the Associated Press reported.
Iraq has discovered more oil in the country after the first exploration by state-owned companies in more than 30 years.
January 20, 2013
The United Arab Emirates current oil production is 2.6 million barrels per day, according to Energy Minister Mohammad Bin Dhaen Al Hamili.
Gunmen in southeast Yemen have blown up an oil pipeline that transports some 8,000 barrels per day to export terminals on the Gulf of Aden, suspending operations, a local official said on Saturday.
Libyan officials have said that Libyan oil and gas installations are extremely secure and played down any threats of similar attacks such as that happened in Algeria during the last four days.
January 16, 2013
The price of fuel in Lebanon has risen for the seventh week in a row, the weekly price update shows.