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Of 2,000 Israeli factories that could switch to natural gas and reduce their production costs, only eight are currently connected to the natural gas supply.
January 28, 2015 - 14:35 GMT
Bureaucratic wrangling and ever changing regulations are frustrating what could be Israel's natural gas revolution.

March 10, 2013

Abdul Rahman Qasim Al Ali with the delegation in the presence of Ibrahim Al Tamimi
06:02 GMT

Mr. Abdulrahman Qasim Al Ali, Commercial Sales Manager at Emarat, Managing Director Emoil Petroleum Storage, held a meeting at his office at Emarat's headquarters in Dubai.

March 7, 2013

During the workshop
05:19 GMT

The Human Resources Department at Emirates General Petroleum Corporation "Emarat", held a workshop at Jumeirah Zabeel Saray Hotel at The Palm Jumeirah in Dubai.

March 6, 2013

Deputies in the Jordanian parliament have urged the government to lower the cost of fuel
11:24 GMT

Fuel prices could drop in Jordan, according to a deputy in the country's parliament, following pressure from MPs.

Matar Al Tayer honors Ahmed bin Hammad in presence of Fahad Bu Samrah
07:54 GMT

The Roads and Transportation Authority has honored Emirates General Petroleum Corporation upon as the "Best Partner", represented by Shamil Services for Vehicles Testing and Registration.

March 5, 2013

Pipelines to transport crude oil from Iraq to Egypt  will be constructed
12:31 GMT

The deal will see crude oil pipelines built between the countries.

A man inspects a natural gas pipe in Bahrain
10:45 GMT

Oil and gas industry experts were bullish about this year's prospects at the Bahrain Capital Club

China has overtaken the US as the world's largest net importer of oil, according to a new report
08:53 GMT

China has overtaken the US as the world's largest net importer of oil, a report has said.

Libya has resumed has exports to Italy following clashes near a gas instillation
08:24 GMT

Libyan gas exports resumed to Italy after a brief stop on Saturday, as a result of armed dispute around the Mellitah complex on the western Libyan coast.

During the meeting
06:43 GMT

Officials at Emarat, discussed and a delegation from the Federal Electricity and Water Authority discussed, during a meeting held recently means of developing cooperation in the upcoming phase.

March 4, 2013

Protesters have broken into an Iraqi oil field demanding jobs
12:36 GMT

Hundreds of protesters broke into Iraq's giant southern West Qurna-2 oilfield, early on Monday, sources from the field, police and the state-run Southern Oil Co. said.

A new pipeline that bypasses the key oil trading route of the Strait of Hormuz is still operating at a limited capacity
12:17 GMT

A new pipeline that bypasses the key oil trading route of the Strait of Hormuz is still operating at a limited capacity, according to sources.

Fuel prices will not increase in Egypt after new 'smart cards' have been introduced, misters have said
11:42 GMT

The government will not raise the prices of subsidised fuel even when rationing 'smart cards' are introduced, Osama Kamal, minister of petroleum told state-owned MENA news agency.

Oman is planning on increasing oil production  to 940,000 barrels per day day as domestic demand increase in the Sultanate.
11:17 GMT

Oman is planning on increasing oil production to 940,000 barrels per day day as domestic demand increase in the Sultanate.

The US is threatening Islamabad with sanctions of the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline
07:40 GMT

The US media has warned that the Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline might lead to sanctions against Islamabad, although the State Department says sanctions will only become effective if Pakistan finalises the deal.

Jordan is set to hand out the next round of cash support following the increase in the cost of fuel
06:21 GMT

Jordan announced on sunday that the government will be distributing the second payment of the cash support for fuel at the beginning of April.