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  • From June 30th to the Ballot Box: What’s Next for Egypt?
    Political Review

    From June 30th to the Ballot Box: What’s Next for Egypt?

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    June 30th might seem like a long way off now – a lot has happened, after all. And yet, events over the past 12 months – fraught political polarization, violence, terrorism, repression and so-called “democratic transition, as well as the words and actions of June 30th’s most recognizable force, Sisi himself – could give us some clues as to where Egypt might be headed in the crucial months after the election.
  • Suez Canal Corridor Megaproject to Be Launched Soon
    In Review

    Suez Canal Corridor Megaproject to Be Launched Soon

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    Early next year, Egypt’s government aims to present a plan to investors for broadening the Suez Canal and transforming its banks into a logistic and industrial hub, which could create thousands of jobs. Egypt Oil & Gas Newspaper asked experts to comment on the plan’s chances for success amid security threats and growing competition to the canal.
  • Agreement Reached on Forming a Brownfields Committee
    Round Table

    Agreement Reached on Forming a Brownfields Committee

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    Last month, Egypt Oil & Gas organized The Future of Egypt’s Brownfield Development Roundtable as a part of a three-day convention that also featured an exhibition introducing the latest brownfield technologies and a workshop to facilitate exchange of experiences and discussion between the top players in the petroleum industry, drawing from domestic and foreign experts representing the private as well as the public sector. The roundtable gathered figures such as Former Minister of Petroleum Eng. Abdallah Ghorab, CEO of EGPC Eng. Tarek El Molla, President of Romania National Agency for Mineral Resources Gheorghe Dutu, and CEO of Cheiron Petroleum Service, Dr. Hani El Sharkawi, at the Intercontinental Hotel at City Stars in Cairo. As a result of the roundtable discussions, an agreement was reached between the government and attending companies to form a committee for discussing how to advance brownfields development in Egypt.
  • Corruption and the fall of an Empire
    Feature

    Corruption and the fall of an Empire

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    With recent high profile cases of corruption emerging in the Egyptian oil and gas industry; the idea of how corruption and its varying symptoms, including a lack of transparency, can effect the growth of this sector is something which undoubtedly needs to be tackled.
  • Brownfield: Is it Farewell for Now?
    Feature

    Brownfield: Is it Farewell for Now?

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    The pressing issue of aging fields in Egypt is finally discussed and debated.On September 9-10, Egypt Oil & Gas held its first independent event entitled “The Brownfield Development and Production Optimization Conference and Exhibition.” The event was in essence a comprehensive sequel to a workshop held the prior year. The workshop’s success encouraged the continuation of, what was seen through the outcome of the workshop as, an increasing significant topic in the oil and gas industry in not just Egypt but world over.
  • The Present May Be Brown, but the Future is Green
    Feature

    The Present May Be Brown, but the Future is Green

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    Several operators have taken it upon themselves to rejuvenate the production rates of aging wells across the world and have managed to succeed without a loss of revenue, transforming their stories into leading examples of accomplishment for the world to follow.
  • The Gulf of Suez: What a Difference a Month Can Do
    Feature

    The Gulf of Suez: What a Difference a Month Can Do

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    The Gulf of Suez has played an important role in Egypt’s oil and gas sector over the past few decades; however, more recently the area has witnessed a surge of activities reviving once again the glory of the country’s top oil producing area.
  • Germany: The “Hidden Champions” of the Global Market
    Feature

    Germany: The “Hidden Champions” of the Global Market

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    A look at German investment in the Egyptian oil and gas sector reveals a tale of global encouragement for Egypt and untapped opportunities for Germany
  • Falling Off Hubbert’s Peak: A Tale of Earth, Wind and Fire
    Feature

    Falling Off Hubbert’s Peak: A Tale of Earth, Wind and Fire

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    Peak oil has become the term of the century. Governments deny it, producers await it, citizens fear it and economists do little to prove or disprove it.
  • Enduring to explore by taking it offshore
    Feature

    Enduring to explore by taking it offshore

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    Demand for maritime service companies has increased recently, this feature explores why and the measures taken to meet this rising demand.
  • Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy
    Book Review

    Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    Saudi Arabia is undoubtedly one of the world's leading oil producers whose proven reserves have serviced the world for the past half a century. But are they truly the powerful world oil supplier that they claim to be? Matthew R. Simmons' book Twilight in the Desert: The Coming Saudi Oil Shock and the World Economy, scrutinizes the Saudi claim to oil fame.
  • The Far East and Near East are Meeting Somewhere in the Middle: an In-Depth Look at the Recent Sino-Egyptian Rig Agreement
    Feature

    The Far East and Near East are Meeting Somewhere in the Middle: an In-Depth Look at the Recent Sino-Egyptian Rig Agreement

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    On October 16, 2006 Egypt signed an agreement with China whereby the latter would produce three oil rigs for Egypt in 2007, seven in 2008 and 20 a year in 2010. This feature explores the motivation behind the agreement based on recent Chinese relation-building efforts with Egypt and its surrounding neighbors.
  • Addicted to Oil: America’s Relentless Drive for Energy Security
    Book Review

    Addicted to Oil: America’s Relentless Drive for Energy Security

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    In Addicted to Oil: America's Relentless Drive for Energy Security, Ian Rutledge portrays the motorization of the United States of America. He argues that America's oil dependence determines how it makes foreign policy decisions and offers a convincing historical, sociological, economical, and political assessment of how and why this has come to pass.
  • Brent spooked by political uncertainty
    Cover

    Brent spooked by political uncertainty

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    A look at the international political scene in 2006 and its effect on Brent prices.
  • Knowledge that yields progress on fields
    In Focus

    Knowledge that yields progress on fields

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    Gas companies in Egypt is the lack of trained personnel. However, companies have compensated for the lack of these professionals by creating their own training centers or sending their staff to external training centers
  • The CIB report on the
    Book Review

    The CIB report on the

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    This month's review features the Commercial International Bank's (CIB) most recent report on the "Natural Gas Sector in Egypt"
  • Book Review – Egypt’s Oil and Gas: Some Crucial Issues
    Book Review

    Book Review – Egypt’s Oil and Gas: Some Crucial Issues

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    Robert Mabro's Egypt's Oil and Gas: Some Crucial Issues attempts to analyze one of Egypt's main agents of economic development: Energy. Mabro's paper was published by the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES) as part of its distinguished lecture series.
  • Corporate Responsibility: A Step towards Socio-economic Sustainability
    Feature

    Corporate Responsibility: A Step towards Socio-economic Sustainability

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    In Egypt, several corporations have taken steps towards fulfilling their corporate social responsibility. Egypt Oil and Gas examines these initiatives to reveal an oil and gas industry that provides for health, safety and education.
  • Egypt and its looming energy crisis
    Academic Focus

    Egypt and its looming energy crisis

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    In his latest research paper "On Efficient Utilization of Egypt's Energy Resources: Oil and Natural Gas," Dr. Tarek Selim warned that Egypt will become a net importer of oil by next year and that it is time to plan for the future of energy or else we will witness an energy crisis. Dr. Selim shed the light on the current status of oil and natural gas and shares his findings and recommendations with Egypt Oil & Gas Newspaper.
  • Halliburton: The legacy of Erle
    Corporate Overview

    Halliburton: The legacy of Erle

    Monday, 29th December 2014
    Halliburton is more than just a global oilfield services company that provides advanced solutions to the oil and gas industry. Its fascinating history reveals a continuous focus on innovation and expansion that began with the company's indomitable founder, Erle P. Halliburton.
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