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If realised, this would not only revive output at Idku but also mean that Israel's first LNG exports would take place from an Egyptian plant.
April 16, 2014 - 23:02 GMT
"Ultimately Egypt and Turkey need energy, and the fact that we have it is creating a regional convergence of interests," an Israeli diplomatic source told Reuters.

March 25, 2012

Gaza received only 320 tons of cooking gas via the Israeli crossing of Karem Shalom which is less than 25 per cent of Gaza’s weekly needs
14:42 GMT

Gazans, who are recovering from a severe power crisis after Israel allowed fuel in to enable the sole power plant to function, are now facing another crisis — shortage of cooking gas.

Oman Oil Annual General Meeting
13:03 GMT
(press release)

Oman Oil Marketing Company (omanoil) announced a breakthrough financial performance year for 2011 during its Annual General Meeting (AGM), held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Muscat.

EMGAS Ajman Plant Visit
08:44 GMT
(press release)

Emirates Gas, EMGAS, a subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company, ENOC, hosted 15 students from Al Shoola School for Girls, Sharjah on a plant visit in Ajman.

March 22, 2012

Gas stations threatened to stop ordering oil derivatives from the JPRC accusing Jordan’s sole fuel supplier of failing to solve some outstanding issues
13:00 GMT

According to the Jordan News Agency, Petra, gasoline orders on Wednesday rose by over 35 per cent to 11,200 tonnes from the usual 8,000 tonnes per day.

Amman and Baghdad are discussing an energy agreement that would provide Jordan with natural gas to meet the electricity needs
07:55 GMT

Jordanian and Iraqi energy officials have entered advanced talks over a natural gas deal that would provide the Kingdom with an alternative energy source within five years.

Mr. Abdulla Hassan Al Noman, Manager, Retail Sales Operations at Emarat
07:24 GMT

"Emarat" launched a new promotional campaign aiming to enhance winning opportunities for the shoppers at the convenience stors locates at Emarat's service stations in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.

March 21, 2012

Walkathon
08:53 GMT
(press release)

More than 80 OCTAL employees united with hundreds of Dhofaricitizens and residents at a walkathon in Salalah, organized by the National Association for Cancer Awareness.

March 20, 2012

In theory, the boats should generate around 400 to 500 MW of electricity during the summer season
08:55 GMT

The ministerial committee designated to discuss the leasing of power-generating boats failed again to reach an agreement on the companies that should win the bids.

Dr. Rahma bin Mohamed Al Shamsi, Retail Sales Manager at Emarat
07:09 GMT

The collaboration between Emarat and Emirates Environmental Working Group resulted in collecting and recycling around 22 tons of paper wastes from Emarat's service stations in Dubai and the Northern Emirates.

March 19, 2012

The pipeline would extend from oilfields to the capital Juba where the crude would be transferred to trucks and taken on to Kenya and Djibouti
13:37 GMT

South Sudan, locked in a row over oil transit fees with neighbour Sudan, said it plans to build a temporary underwater oil pipeline along the Nile to deliver crude for export.

Iran has threatened to close the Strait of Hormuz if Western moves to ban Iranian crude exports crippled its energy sector
06:53 GMT

Iraq has approved a plan to expand its oil export routes by adding capacity from its northern fields and building a pipeline to ship oil from southern fields to Ceyhan in Turkey.

March 18, 2012

Omanoil
12:02 GMT
(press release)

Oman Oil Marketing Company has teamed up with the Ministry of Education to sponsor a youth football competition, the omanoil Football Tournament for Muscat Schools.

Gas stations owners have been complaining for several months that the quantities of oil derivatives arrive to stations are less than the ordered and paid for quantities
07:24 GMT

Gas stations will stop ordering oil derivatives from Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company (JPRC) as of Thursday amid disputes with Jordan’s sole fuel supplier.

March 15, 2012

 Mohammad Al-Benali, head of EQUATE Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Team
10:58 GMT
(press release)

EQUATE Petrochemical Company and Kuwait Association for the Care of Children in Hospitals (KACCH) launched the Painting Smiles exhibition at 360 Mall during March 14-17, 2012.

Gaza is experiencing a major electricity crisis because of a shortage of fuel for its sole power plant
07:42 GMT

The Palestinian energy authority in Gaza said on Wednesday it had paid Egypt $2 million towards fuel for its crippled power station, but had yet to receive anything in return.