Oil & Energy
March 19, 2012
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.
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
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 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
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.
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.
March 14, 2012
Oil strike will demand to hike the surcharge for the transfer of gasoline and oil-related material to compensate for the increase in fuel prices over the past few weeks.
The Council of Ministers issued a decision to suspend new electricity tariffs announced in late January that would have raised rates by an average of 9 per cent through May 1.
March 13, 2012
GE is highlighting its innovative portfolio of energy and water technology and service solutions for government and private sector customers at the 2012 WETEX conference.
March 12, 2012
Emirates National Oil Company inaugurated its advanced lubricants and grease manufacturing plant in the Fujairah Port, one of the world’s top three ports in bunker fuel supplies and marine vessels transit.
Emirates General Petroleum Corporation "Emarat" is sponsoring the Sharjah Police General Directorate’s safety campaign under the title "Don't Make Your Car a Sitting Duck for Thieves".
The Energy and Water Ministry will issue tenders in May for a $1.2-billion project to produce 700 additional megawatts of electricity.
March 11, 2012
The Kuwait Engineering competition was concluded for the second year at an awards ceremony..
Emirates General Petroleum Corporation "Emarat" organized a blood donation campaign among its employees in aid of Thalassemia patients.
Standard & Poor’s estimated that oil importers in the Middle East, especially Lebanon and Jordan, are ill-prepared for a further rise in global oil prices.