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East Mediterranean Eyes EU and Global LNG Markets for Gas Sales
(Tuesday, March 11, 2014) Israel and Cyprus are both well placed to help diversify Europe's Russian-dominated market by pipeline, while sending liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers to the world's best paying customers in Asia and Latin America.
Greece to Commission Feasibility Study for Mediterranean Gas Pipeline
(Monday, March 10, 2014) Greece launched an international tender on Monday for a study on the feasibility of a proposed pipeline to carry gas from Israel and Cyprus in an effort to reduce dependence on Russian supplies.
Iraq Returns As World's Fastest-growing Oil Exporter
(Thursday, March 06, 2014) Iraq is reclaiming its rank as the world's fastest-growing oil exporter, cushioning consumers from Libyan supply outages for now and, perhaps, reviving OPEC market share rivalries down the road.
Russia's Gazprom Neft Connects Badra Oil Field to Iraqi Pipeline System
(Wednesday, March 05, 2014) Gasprom Neft connects its Badra oilfield to Iraq's oil pipeline system.
Foster Wheeler Wins FEED for Kuwait Import and Regas Project
(Tuesday, March 04, 2014) A Foster Wheeler subsidiary has been awarded the pre-front-end engineering design and the front-end engineering design contract by Kuwait National Petroleum Company for a new onshore LNG import and regasification terminal to be built in Kuwait.
Iraq Official Says Oil Exports Jump in February
(Monday, March 03, 2014) Iraq's daily oil exports surged to 2.8 million barrels per day in February, some half million barrels more than in the previous month, as international oil companies developed fields and export infrastructure, a senior official said on Saturday.
KBC Expands in Mideast, North Africa
(Monday, March 03, 2014) KBC, a consultancy and software provider to the global hydrocarbon processing industry,on Monday announced an immediate expansion of its Middle East and North Africa business.
US Congress Concerned Iran's Oil Exports May Be Up
(Thursday, February 27, 2014) Obama administration officials faced the prospect of contentious questioning Thursday from U.S. lawmakers about reports that China and India are significantly expanding imports of Iranian petroleum.
Iran's Oil Fleet Looks to Come in from Cold As Exports Pick Up
(Thursday, February 27, 2014) Iran's oil tanker fleet is gearing up for more business, with some vessels taking to the high seas after over more than a year at home ports, another sign that an easing in Western sanctions is enabling exports to begin to pick up.
Explosion Hits Egypt Gas Pipeline in Restive Sinai
(Wednesday, February 26, 2014) Egyptian gas company officials say an explosion has hit a natural gas pipeline in the restive Sinai Peninsula.
Iraq Starts Building New Oil Refinery
(Monday, February 24, 2014) Iraq has held a ceremony marking the start of construction of a large oil refinery aimed at meeting increasing demand for refined products.
Kurds Say Have Not Agreed to Export Oil Via Iraq's SOMO
(Thursday, February 20, 2014) Kurdistan has not agreed to export crude via Iraq's State Oil Marketing Organisation (SOMO), a spokesman for the autonomous region's government says, contradicting earlier comments by a top energy official in Baghdad.
S.Korea's Hyundai E&C Consortium Wins $6 Bln Iraq Refinery Order
(Wednesday, February 19, 2014) A JV led by Hyundai Engineering & Construction won a $6.04 billion order to build oil refining facilities in Iraq's Karbala Refinery Project.
Kuwait Refinery Contract Goes to CB&I
(Wednesday, February 19, 2014) CB&I announced Wednesday it has received an award valued at approximately $370 million by the Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) for its Clean Fuels Project at the Mina Abdullah I refinery in Kuwait.
Iraq Says Kurds Agree to Export Oil Via Central Marketing Body
(Wednesday, February 19, 2014) Iraqi Kurdistan has agreed to export crude via the country's main oil marketing body, Deputy Prime Minister for energy Hussain al-Shahristani said, potentially removing a major sticking point in a resource row with the central government.
'Green and Clean' Tech Finland Looks to Israel for Inspiration
(Tuesday, February 18, 2014) Finland, already a leader in biofuels, is keen to ensure it stays ahead of the curve. It looks to emulate Israel's success in connecting venture capital with sharp young people.
Kuwait Refinery Upgrade Contract Goes to Fluor's JV with Daewoo, Hyundai
(Tuesday, February 18, 2014) Fluor Corporation announced Monday its joint venture team was selected by Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) as the preferred bidder to design, construct and commission the Mina Abdullah Package 2 Clean Fuels Project in southern Kuwait.
Qatar Stock Exchange to List Mesaieed Petrochemical on Feb. 26
(Tuesday, February 18, 2014) Qatar's stock exchange will list Mesaieed Petrochemical Holding Co, a unit of state-owned Qatar Petroleum, on Feb. 26, it said on Tuesday, opening up trading in the shares to foreigners.
Saudi Aramco Expected to Restart Its Yanbu Plant in End-Feb - Traders
(Monday, February 17, 2014) Saudi Aramco is expected to restart its 240,000-bpd refinery in Yanbu around end of February following its shutdown early this month for planned maintenance, traders said on Monday.
No Oil, But A Phosphate Future for Saudi Desert Outpost
(Thursday, February 13, 2014) The Waad al-Shimal project, or "Northern Promise", is part of a wider strategy in Saudi Arabia of building downstream industries and boosting the private sector.