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KSA: Fire catches Aramco’s refinery

Saudi Arabia’s largest company Aramco Wednesday said a minor fire that erupted at one of its storage containers was quickly put off. “No personnel are injured and no impact on operations,” Aramco said in an update on its official Twitter account. The update appeared as a rebuff of a claim by Yemen-based Houthi rebels who […]

July 19th, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

KSA: South Korea’s KEPCO among likely winners of nuclear plant construction contract

South Korean company, Electric Power Corp (KEPCO), has been shortlisted to bid for Saudi Arabia’s nuclear plant construction, the South Korean energy ministry said in a statement. “We were informed by our Saudi counterpart, King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, that KEPCO was shortlisted for a nuclear project in Saudi Arabia,” the ministry […]

July 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

OPEC: Saudi Arabia to increase oil production up to 2,000,000 barrels-Trump

Saudi Arabia has agreed to increase its oil production up to 2,000,000 barrels, US President Donald Trump said on Twitter Saturday as he requests OPEC members to make for Iran and Venezuela’s oil production deficit. “Just spoke to King Salman of Saudi Arabia and explained to him that, because of the turmoil & disfunction in […]

July 2nd, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Rabat, Abuja Sign Cooperation Deals on Pipeline Project, Phosphates & Agriculture Training

Morocco and Nigeria signed Sunday in Rabat cooperation agreements related to the pipeline project, a fertilizer plant in Nigeria and agricultural vocational training. The signing ceremony of the three agreements was co-chaired by King Mohammed VI and visiting President Muhammadu Buhari. The two countries agreed to the pipeline in December 2016 and launched feasibility studies […]

June 11th, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Morocco: Sound Energy Finalizes Preparations for Exploration Drill Program

Sound Energy, the Moroccan focused upstream gas company, said it is de-risking the development of existing discovery and finalizing preparations for the exploration drill program in the company’s Tendrara-Lakbir permit, Eastern Morocco. “I am delighted to report that Sound Energy is now poised to enter a period of intensive newsflow as we de-risk the development […]

June 7th, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »

Egypt-Japan: Mitsubishi Hitachi to rehabilitate Cairo power station

Japan’s Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has won the contract to renew Cairo West natural gas and heavy fuel oil-fired thermal power plant. The contract is awarded by Egypt’s Cairo Electricity Production Company (CEPC) for the rehabilitation of the power station, which is made of four existing power generation boilers with a rated output […]

May 16th, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

Libya: Remains of Egyptian Coptic Christians killed by IS sent back home

A Libyan security official aligned with UN-backed government announced Monday repatriation of the remains of Egyptian Coptic Christians beheaded in February 2015 in the city of Sirte after their capture by the Islamic State group (ISIS). ISIS in 2015 shocked the world after it posted a video footage showing 20 Egyptian Coptic Christians being beheaded […]

May 15th, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

Oman: Shell, Total team up to develop gas projects in partnership with state-owned OOC

British-Dutch held Shell and French group Total have agreed to come together as they seek to get exploration and operation deals in Oman’s new gas discoveries located in the Greater Barik area onshore Block 6, Arab Trade online media reports. The two oil giants have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch gas production […]

May 14th, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Gulf News,Headlines | Read More »

Nuclear deal: Trump to announce US consistence with accord or pullout

Donald Trump Tweeted on Monday he would state this Tuesday (May 8) the United States decision to stick to the 2015 nuclear deal signed with Iran and other world leaders or torpedo it. “I will be announcing my decision on the Iran Deal tomorrow from the White House at 2:00pm,” he wrote. The US leader […]

May 8th, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines | Read More »

SDX Energy Announces Gas Discovery in Morocco

The UK-based SDX Energy has announced natural gas discovery at its LNB-1 exploration well on the Lalla Mimouna permit in Morocco. The mudlog obtained through the section showed elevated gas readings of more than 20 pc with multiple sections above 50 pc, said the company engineers. The gas shows in this section contained heavier hydrocarbon […]

April 23rd, 2018 | Posted in Energy,Headlines,World News | Read More »