DMEA - Downstream Middle East & Africa
Iran’s Parliament Speaker, Mohammad-Baqer Qalibaf, said that excessive energy consumption was taking a heavy toll on the country, inflicting an annual loss of some $100bn.
Iran is making a “strategic” push toward building more petroleum refineries, a lawmaker said, after the parliament gave the go-ahead to the Oil Ministry to seek foreign investments to expand the country’s crude processing capacity.
The Iraqi government is stepping up efforts to diversify its gas import options as the country works to capture associated gas and develop standalone assets.
Iran's parliament has granted the Oil Ministry the authority to go into partnership with foreign companies for the construction of new refineries in the country.
AIM-listed San Leon Energy has received an investment of up to $187mn from US-based Tri Ri Asset Management (TRAM), which it said on Tuesday, October 10 it has used to raise its stake in Energy Link Infrastructure.
Global oil markets face the possibility of a price spike following the surprise attack by Hamas militants on Israel, which has seen hundreds killed and the start of a new war that could potentially threaten energy flows in the region.
Iran plans to raise its annual polymer production capacity by 36% in less than two years to get a bigger share of the Middle East’s 36mn-tonne pie, a senior manager at Aryasasol Polymer Co. said,
Africa must be allowed to exploit its vast natural gas reserves so that it can undergo a wholesale industrialisation process and so that energy can be brought to millions of homes.
Fuel smuggling in Nigeria continues to rise despite the removal of subsidies in Nigeria four months ago, a policy that was supposed to severely hamper organised crime in the country’s oil and gas sector.
Global leader in ultrasonic sensing technology for measurement of flare gas Fluenta is set to install 18 ultrasonic flare gas meters at Nigeria’s Dangote refinery.
The Nigerian government recently announced that it would be reviving the country’s Refineries Rehabilitation Steering Committee to oversee the overhaul of Port Harcourt, Warri and Kaduna.
ADNOC Refining – a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. – has received an International Sustainability Carbon Certification from ISCC System GmbH to produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) at the company’s 920,000 bpd Ruwais
Kuwait is set to fully commission its 615,000 barrel per day Al-Zour refinery in October following the completion of a third refining unit, according to an official quote.