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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,...
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...
Lebanon, strategic, strategy, domestic, gas production, LNG, liquified natural gas, energy minister, Cesar Abi Khalil,

Lebanon’s domestic gas production policy

Domestic gas production in Lebanon is set boom with the country’s energy minister Cesar Abi Khalil saying Lebanon plans on starting new rounds of offshore...

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...
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...
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...

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...

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.

Total-Eni-Novatek consortium begin oil and gas exploration in Lebanon

On Tuesday, having received the necessary approval from Lebanon’s authorities, plans were set in motion for the exploration of oil and gas reserves by...
Lebanese offshore reserves

Hydrocarbon exploration could start in early 2019

Hydrocarbon exploration is taking a lead towards developing Lebanon’s economy. The Ministry of Energy & Water along with the Lebanese Petroleum Administration...