Algeria

Algerian-German Declaration of Intent Signed
29/03/2015 08:42 GMT

A joint Algerian-German declaration of intent for an energy partnership was signed on 26 March, in Berlin, by Minister of Energy Youcef Yousfi and the Vice-Chancellor of Germany, Minister for... More


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Bahrain

Bahraini Ministry, Silah Ink Services Deal
29/03/2015 07:37 GMT

An agreement has been signed with the aim of providing people of Bahrain quick and efficient access to all government services. Works, Municipalities and Urban Planning Affairs Ministry signed the... More


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Egypt

Intl. E&P Firms in Egypt Could be Making More
29/03/2015 05:37 GMT

Some international E&P firms operating in Egypt could be making more for their efforts as the government’s US$20 billion in planned power projects could result in more money for the natural gas they... More


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Iran

Rohani: Iran's Non-Oil Exports Stand at Record Level
19/03/2015 10:36 GMT

Iranian President Hassan Rohani announced that the country has set a new record in exports of non-oil goods in 1393 (March 2014-2015). "We have exported US$50 billion worth of non-oil goods this... More


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Iraq

Iraq Backs OPEC Policy to Safeguard Market Share
29/03/2015 06:39 GMT

Iraq supports the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC's) policy of defending the group's market share by keeping oil production steady, an Iraqi parliamentary oil official said,... More


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Kuwait

KSA, Kuwait to Raise Oil Security after Yemen Strikes
29/03/2015 06:20 GMT

Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia and OPEC ally Kuwait will beef up security around their oil facilities, they said on Thursday, after they and other Arab allies began a military operation in... More


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Libya

Libya Ups Crude Production despite Crisis
29/03/2015 06:37 GMT

Libya, struggling with militant attacks and two governments vying for control of the country, has boosted oil production to around 622,000 barrels a day (bpd), a report from state firm NOC said,... More


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Oman

Leading Intl. Firms Bid for Oman Water Project
29/03/2015 09:30 GMT

Twelve leading international consortiums have submitted prequalification bids for independent water projects (IWPs) at Sohar and Barka areas of Oman, said a report. These include France-based Veolia... More


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Qatar

Qatar-Based Catalyst, 004 GmbH to Pursue e-Commerce in MENA
29/03/2015 08:54 GMT

Doha-based Catalyst and Aschaffenburg and Germany-based 004 GmbH have signed an MoU to establish a joint venture in Qatar — ‘004 Arabia’ to “pursue e-commerce business opportunities in the country... More


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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Kayan Olefins Plant Resumes Output
29/03/2015 09:32 GMT

Saudi Kayan Petrochemical Co has restarted production at its olefins plant following a near two-month shutdown for maintenance work, the company said on Sunday. Saudi Kayan said on Feb. 1 it would... More


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UAE

NDC Inaugurates New Lamprell-Made Offshore Rig in UAE
29/03/2015 10:03 GMT

National Drilling Company, NDC, has marked the inauguration of its new modern offshore rig, "Butinah", at a ceremony held in the Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah. "Butinah" is the sixth rig in a series... More


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Yemen

Major Sea Ports in Yemen Shut
29/03/2015 06:31 GMT

Yemen shut its major seaports on Thursday, industry and local sources said, after neighboring Saudi Arabia and Arab allies struck the Iran-allied Houthi forces who have been fighting Yemen's... More


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General News

Qatar-Based Catalyst, 004 GmbH to Pursue e-Commerce in MENA
29/03/2015 08:54 GMT

Doha-based Catalyst and Aschaffenburg and Germany-based 004 GmbH have signed an MoU to establish a joint venture in Qatar — ‘004 Arabia’ to “pursue e-commerce business opportunities in the country... More


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