DMEA Top Story archive

24 August 2016, Week 33 Issue 270

State-owned Saudi Aramco is assessing bids for the main contracts on the long-delayed upgrade of the company’s largest domestic refinery at Ras Tanura on the Gulf coast. It has...

29 June 2016, Week 25 Issue 262

Local privately-owned Jubail-based petrochemicals producers Sahara Petrochemicals Co. and Saudi International Petrochemical Co. (Sipchem) both made progress with their respective business...

06 April 2016, Week 13 Issue 250

Kuwait’s plans to create a new downstream hub at the southern port of Al-Zour assumed firmer form in late March, with the contract signed for the construction of an LNG import terminal. The...

10 February 2016, Week 05 Issue 242

Sudan and South Sudan have agreed in principle a new oil pipeline deal, which takes into account the plunge in crude oil prices, the countries’ oil ministers said last week. Fixed transit fees...

27 January 2016, Week 03 Issue 240

The Cotonou Fuels Plant is a fuels storage depot presently under construction in the coastal city of Cotonou in Benin.

Backers to the new plant, which will have capacity of 45,000 cubic...