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Jasmine Shaheen

  • Breaking the Stigma: Mental Health in O&G Industry
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    Breaking the Stigma: Mental Health in O&G Industry

    Monday, 7th September 2020

    For quite a long time now, it seems like there has been no talk in the world except about the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. This remains true to date. Without a vaccine, life cannot fully return to its former way; the oil and gas industry is no exception. There is no doubt that almost all companies have prioritized health and safety as a result of the pandemic. However, one aspect of health and safety that is often ignored is mental health and the role it can play in challenging productivity.

  • Petroleum Consumption Shift in COVID-19 Time
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    Petroleum Consumption Shift in COVID-19 Time

    Monday, 10th August 2020

    Ever since the outbreak of the first coronavirus case in Egypt back in February, one-by-one, several industries began slightly shifting their mode of behavior, anticipating the inevitable shift of the economy. The past few months have also witnessed a shift in the consumption of petroleum products as it was largely affected by the decrease of transportation and the halting of almost all flights inside and outside of the country.

  • Coronavirus Brings HSE to the Forefront
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    Coronavirus Brings HSE to the Forefront

    Thursday, 9th July 2020

    For the past several months, most of the world had shut its doors, creating an eerie and deafening silence among the oil and gas industry. Now, gradually, the world is beginning to reopen its doors in a cautious and careful manner, with a sense of fear and anticipation still lingering in the air. As the world is getting back to a new normal after the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis; now more than ever health, safety, and environment (HSE) measures should be a priority to all of us.

  • The Domino Effect: Insights on Oil Prices Impact on Petrochemicals
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    The Domino Effect: Insights on Oil Prices Impact on Petrochemicals

    Thursday, 11th June 2020

    The oil and gas industry is no stranger to world economic turmoil; and recently it has brought the industry to a whole new low. Global oil prices crashed down with Brent crude recording $20.39 on April 21 as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, which in turn has led to an imbalance in the global oil supply and demand equilibrium. This has created a domino effect impacting the global oil industry and, consequently, affecting the petrochemical industry.

  • Predicting Analytics: New Hope for Preventing Failure in Times of Coronavirus
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    Predicting Analytics: New Hope for Preventing Failure in Times of Coronavirus

    Sunday, 10th May 2020

    Non-linear and unpredictable; the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has ferociously hit the oil and gas markets leaving a rippling effect across the industry, leading to a possible global economic crisis and a grave decline in oil prices. However, the pandemic also opened the minds about technology as a solution that can minimize the losses.

  • Egypt: A Green Energy Mine
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    Egypt: A Green Energy Mine

    Monday, 6th April 2020

    Egypt has a vast wealth of mineral resources including gold, copper, silver, zinc, platinum and several other precious minerals and base metals. These resources are largely located in the Arabian-Nubian Shield (ANS), otherwise known as the Eastern Desert and the Sinai Peninsula. Having such a large expanse of mineral wealth could mean a promising future for Egypt’s economy. This is especially interesting with the new mining bid round, which could result in an abundance of exploration and exploitation.

  • The Evolution of Egypt’s Mining Law
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    The Evolution of Egypt’s Mining Law

    Monday, 6th April 2020

    Introducing new laws is a lengthy and challenging process that could face any country, and Egypt is no stranger to the world of the ever-changing laws that vied several times to keep up with international standards. One clear example of that is the change the Mining Law and its Executive Regulations has been through over the years.

  • Overcoming Human Capital Flight in Egypt’s Oil and Gas Industry
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    Overcoming Human Capital Flight in Egypt’s Oil and Gas Industry

    Monday, 17th February 2020

    The oil and gas industry is always changing; seeking advancement and improvement, whether it is in areas of technology or operations. However, acquiring and developing human resources should not be ignored, as calibers are the linking point between the present and the future. There is a myriad of qualified engineers, geoscientists, and professionals in the oil and gas industry. However, the abundance of one entity could lead to drastic changes in the future. According to a research published by the Italian National Research Council entitled ‘The History of Brain Drain’ defines Brain Drain as “the emigration of highly trained or qualified people from a particular country”.

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