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Iraq, crude oil exports, Iraqi, crude, oil, exports, Oil Minister, Thamer Ghadhban, output, southern, oilfields,

Iraq’s crude oil exports to jump in 2019

Crude oil exports from Iraq is set to jump om 2019, said the country’s Oil Minister Thamer Ghadhban. He went on to add, Iraq is focused on boosting the output from its...
egypt israel deal gas pipeline EMG

Egypt, 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 ideological issues between Arabs and Israelis? Since the Camp David...
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 and sustainable petroleum management program. Renewing this mutual commitments toward a...
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 Sonatrach, a state-owned oil firm, has assembled a new leadership...

Curbed human rights in Egypt protect multinationals’ investments

In the year of 2016, Egypt saw the peak of U.K’s investment in the country, whereby topping at $30 billion. However, the influence was not used to channelize Egyptian behaviour and the U.K. gave...
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 (LPA) have announced that bidding for the second licensing round...
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 to bring down the excess in the global oil pool. The...
Iran, China, relations,

Iran-China relations likely to expand in near future

With U.S. President Donald Trump withdrawing the United States from the 2015 landmark nuclear accord with Iran that was brought about by his predecessor Barrack Obama, Iran’s Foreign Minister along with Javad Zarif, one...

Iran details conditions for sticking to 2015 nuclear deal

On Tuesday, Iran is set to inform the United Nations’ nuclear body that it will begin the process of increasing its capacity to produce uranium hexafluoride, a key ingredient for enriching uranium. Following U.S. President...

Emirates facing double whammy of rising fuel cost and stronger dollar

According to the president of Saudi Arabia’s Emirates airline, the combination of rising fuel prices and a stronger dollar has resulted in the airline operator receiving a “double whammy”. “We have very strong summer bookings...