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Jordan receives six bids for first oil shale plant

to construct Jordan’s first oil shale-fired power plant. The Attarat Power Company ... submitted proposals to construct Jordan’s first oil shale -fired power plant.  APCO said ... According to geological surveys, Jordan possesses one of the largest oil shale reserves in the world ...

18/04/2013 - 07:20 - comment 0

Jordan signs key agreement to assess oil resources

has signed an agreement with a Canadian firm to study the viability of an oil shale project in three ... sealed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Canadian Global Oil Shale Holdings (GOSH) to assess oil shale resources in the southern region of the Kingdom.The Canadian firm will study the economic ...

17/09/2012 - 12:43 - comment 0

Forget the US, forget Saudi Arabia: Could Jordan's development of oil shale be the true game changer here?

the process of awarding oil shale concessions to foreign oil companies. One is Enefit Jordan, part ... marls, commonly known as oil shale, could prove to be a godsend to Jordan, which currently imports 97 per ... is the world’s largest oil shale-to-energy company, says it is instrumental in helping attract international ...

07/05/2014 - 01:43 - comment 1

Jordan seeks firms to build oil shale power plant

huge oil shale reserves, industry officials Jordan's Ministry of Energy ... (oil shale) (BUSINESS, Jordan, UAE) ... by tapping the country's huge oil shale reserves, industry officials said on Tuesday.     ...

15/08/2010 - 23:45 - comment 0

Canadian Delegation Due in Amman to Discuss Oil Shale Deal

to follow up on negotiations on an oil shale exploitation deal in the kingdom, said Jordan’s Minister A Canadian delegation is due in Amman on May 13 to follow up on negotiations on an oil shale exploitation ... a contract for exploiting the oil shale through “filtration” towards the end of this year.   The minister ...

18/05/2010 - 19:34 - comment 0

Suncor head for final agreement on oil shale deal

to conclude an agreement with the government to produce oil from shale, on Wednesday will begin what they hope ... to conclude an agreement with the government to produce oil from shale, on Wednesday will begin what they hope ... exclusivity period to negotiate a project to develop oil shale reserves in the Lejoun area in the south ...

15/08/2010 - 16:18 - comment 0

Why 2018 will be the year for Jordan's energy sector

in 2018, the minister said in a recent interview with The Jordan Times. Oil shale Production of oil from oil shale in Jordan is expected to start in 2018, initially in small quantities, ... the Royal Dutch Shell Plc. is expected to start producing shale oil in 2022. The Dutch company ...

03/03/2014 - 12:00 - comment 0

It's not the shale boom that's endangering the Saudi oil industry- it's something worse

the rapid increase of tight oil and shale gas production in the US has brought about a significant change ... suggests that production from US tight oil and shale gas formations may not grow as fast and as much ... the growth of tight oil and shale gas mainly occurring in the US, not only because of technical reasons ...

19/12/2013 - 11:36 - comment 0

Is the US facing massive setbacks? The shale revolution has apparently 'just begun'

companies, including Occidental Petroleum, which owns the lion’s share of oil leases in the Monterey Shale ... By slashing the estimated amount of recoverable oil buried in California’s vast Monterey Shale deposits by 96 ... was known to contain about two-thirds of the nation’s shale oil reserves. Industry has been highlighting ...

25/05/2014 - 04:00 - comment 0

Wishful thinking? US shale revolution won't affect the Middle East, says second opinion

The shale oil revolution in the United States ... at Gulf Marine Services (GMS). The shale oil revolution in the United States ... at Gulf Marine Services (GMS). “What you’ve got to remember about shale oil is that it is very ...

10/07/2014 - 13:34 - comment 1