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Oil sales will continue: Hassan Rouhani

Oil sales will continue and Iran will break U.S. imposed sanctions, said a defiant Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after the United States reimposed sanctions on...

Egypt’s non-oil private sector dips lower

Non-oil private sector activity in Egypt has dipped modestly in October 2018 and have touched their lowest levels, showed a survey.
Sonatrach Algeria

No more brain drain: Sonatrach’s new leadership team

Brain drain in Alegeria is real. In order to stop and reverse the flow of talent from leaving the country, the CEO of Algeria’s...

Natural gas and crude to dominate Turkey-Iran ties

Natural gas continues to play a significant role in Turkey-Iran relations despite threats from U.S. President Donald Trump that it will not allow any...

China pledges $20 billion in financial aid to the Middle East

On Tuesday, as part of China’s strategic foreign policy objective which also fits well in it Belt and Road project, Chinese President Xi Jinping...
Oil for Development program, Norway, Lebanon, hydrocarbons, sustainable, management,

Norway continues Lebanese development program

The Oil for Development program signed by Lebanon and Norway for another three years, will significantly aid the country’s civil society towards a transparent...
Majnoon oilfield, Iraq, Shell, OPEC,

Majnoon oilfield returns to Iraq as Shell exits

The Majnoon oilfield returns to the state-run oil company of Iraq. According to “two Iraqi oil officials”, close to the transaction deal, the “Royal...
Strait of Hormuz, strategic, Iran, crude oil, LNG,

Strait of Hormuz – its strategic importance for sea-borne oil

The Strait of Hormuz, a strategic artery which links producers of crude oil from the Middle East to markets in the Asia Pacific region,...
OPEC, Non-OPEC, OPEC+ meeting, Vienna, oil production,

OPEC’s oil production meeting in Vienna likely to be tough

Ministers from OPEC countries have arrived in Vienna in order to decide whether to reverse their landmark pact to curb oil production so as...
egypt israel deal gas pipeline EMG

Egypt and Israel to reshape Middle East gas map

Will hydrocarbons be the cement of Middle East as fertilizers could be the cement for the African continent? Will hydrocarbons transcend all political and...