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Mariana Somensi

Mariana holds a Journalism Bachelor Degree from the State University of Londrina, Brazil. The Brazilian journalist has 4 years of experience on the MENA region's affairs and over a year of experience on the oil and gas industry.

  • WoodMac: Peak Oil Demand an Industry’s Nightmare
    Research & Analysis

    WoodMac: Peak Oil Demand an Industry’s Nightmare

    Thursday, 19th October 2017

    The continued increase in oil consumption has shifted the sector’s attention from peak supply to the need of constraining peak demand. In order to establish new strategies to face this market threat, identifying the drivers and the potential impacts of growing demand is extremely necessary.

  • Understanding the Prospects of Natural Gas Vehicles in Egypt
    Overview

    Understanding the Prospects of Natural Gas Vehicles in Egypt

    Monday, 9th October 2017

    The Egyptian cabinet announced in June the cut of fuel subsidies as a move to reduce the country’s budget deficit. The increase in benzene and diesel prices following the cabinet’s decision led many citizens to look for natural gas as a cheaper alternative of fuel.

  • Egypt’s Petrochemical Industry: BETWEEN INNOVATION FEARS AND INCREDIBLE POTENTIAL
    Research & Analysis

    Egypt’s Petrochemical Industry: BETWEEN INNOVATION FEARS AND INCREDIBLE POTENTIAL

    Wednesday, 6th September 2017

    The demographic expansion in Egypt brings an enormous responsibility to the oil and gas industry. As the energy market is directly related to the performance of other sectors, increasing the supply of petroleum products to meet the growth in demand is especially important.

  • The Dilemma of Implementing Fuel Smart Cards
    Overview

    The Dilemma of Implementing Fuel Smart Cards

    Wednesday, 6th September 2017

    The signalization of fuel smart cards has been ongoing in Egypt since 2013. Although the project raised an important flag of combat against fuel smuggling and corruption in the system, it has remained on papers without significant progress.