Algeria

Higher Taxes Planned on Hazardous Waste, Oil Products & Plastic Bags in Algeria
19/09/2019 08:44 GMT

Minister of Environment and Renewable Energies Fatima Zohra Zerouati affirmed Tuesday, in Algiers, that the taxes on hazardous waste, petroleum products and plastics bags will increase as part of the... More


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Bahrain

BAPCO Refinery Operations Remain Uninterrupted: Bahraini NOGA
19/09/2019 08:56 GMT

The National Oil & Gas Authority (NOGA) announced that BAPCO’s refinery operations remain uninterrupted, with no impact on the supply of oil products to the local market. 'All our facilities continue... More


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Egypt

Egypt's EGAS to Pen Exploration Deals
22/09/2019 09:33 GMT

Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) is completing procedures for the signing of seven gas exploration contracts with global companies, scheduled to take place in the fourth quarter of 2019.... More


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Iran

13th Iran Plast Kicks Off
22/09/2019 09:03 GMT

The 13th edition of the Iran Plast international exhibition opened on Sunday, September 22-25 at Tehran’s permanent fairgrounds. The event was inaugurated in the presence of Iranian Minister of... More


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Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Visits China as Business Ties Strengthen
22/09/2019 10:19 GMT

Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi arrived on Thursday morning in the Chinese city of Hebei to participate in the World Conference on Industrialization. The visit follows the granting of two major... More


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Kuwait

Kuwait Ups Security Alert Level at Oil & Commercial Ports
22/09/2019 05:42 GMT

Kuwait has raised the security alert level at all of its ports, including the oil terminals, the state-run Kuwait News Agency reported on Friday, citing a decision by Trade and Industry Minister... More


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Libya

NOC: Libya Restores Storage Capacity at Ras Lanuf Terminal
22/09/2019 07:03 GMT

Storage capacity at Libya's key 220,000 b/d Ras Lanuf oil terminal has increased following renovation work, state-owned National Oil Corporation said late Tuesday, after a number of storage tanks... More


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Oman

National Bank of Oman Closes Loan Facility
22/09/2019 09:35 GMT

National Bank of Oman (NBO) has successfully closed its debut US$300 million syndicated term loan facility signed on August 29. The proceeds of the facility will be used for general corporate... More


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Qatar

Qatar Petroleum, Shell Ink LNG Bunkering JV
22/09/2019 09:23 GMT

Qatar Petroleum and Shell subsidiaries recently signed a shareholder agreement to establish a company that would provide global LNG bunkering services. The agreement signed by Qatar Petroleum’s “Wave... More


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Saudi Arabia

Saudi Aramco Emerges from Attacks 'Stronger Than Ever': CEO
22/09/2019 10:07 GMT

Saudi Aramco has emerged from attacks on its oil facilities “stronger than ever”, Chief Executive Amin Nasser told employees in a message, adding that full oil production would resume by the end of... More


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UAE

Emirates Nuclear Energy Corp. Signs Agreement with Andra
22/09/2019 09:35 GMT

The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (Enec) has signed a MoU with the French National Radioactive Waste Management Agency (Andra) on the sidelines of the 63rd Annual Regular Session of the IAEA... More


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Yemen

Yemeni Govt. Names New Central Bank Governor
22/09/2019 05:37 GMT

Yemen’s internationally recognized government appointed by presidential decree Ahmed Obaid Al-Fadhli as new governor of the central bank in Aden, state news agency Saba reported on Thursday. The... More


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General News

GPCA Fertilizer Convention to be Held in Oman
19/09/2019 04:22 GMT

The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the voice of the chemical industry in the Persian Gulf region, has announced that the 10th edition of the GPCA Fertilizer Convention will be... More


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