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  • A Deeper Look into the IPO Challenges of Egypt’s Oil Refineries

    A Deeper Look into the IPO Challenges of Egypt’s Oil Refineries

    Wednesday, 6th September 2017

    After decades of discussion, the Egyptian government is looking to partially privatize parts of the oil and gas industry, particularly its state-owned oil refineries. Of late, it has taken steps to prepare for Initial Public Offerings (IPO) for a number of the governmentally owned corporations in the sector. This move is part of the government’s plan to raise funds for the national oil companies (NOCs) to upgrade production capacity.

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

    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 Prospects of Egypt’s Petrochemical INDUSTRY UPGRADE PLAN

    The Prospects of Egypt’s Petrochemical INDUSTRY UPGRADE PLAN

    Wednesday, 6th September 2017

    The petrochemical industry plays an important role in the Egyptian economy and is one of the most dynamic parts of the oil and gas sector. Recognizing the importance of the industry, the Egyptian government has developed and is implementing a master plan to accelerate its growth, but, despite significant expansion, the industry still faces many obstacles that hinder its ability to achieve its full potential.

  • THE OIL PRICE GAME AND THE GCC: CHALLENGES, IMPLICATIONS, AND FUTURE SCENARIOS

    THE OIL PRICE GAME AND THE GCC: CHALLENGES, IMPLICATIONS, AND FUTURE SCENARIOS

    Wednesday, 9th August 2017

    Slumping oil prices have put pressure on the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies, forcing the regions countries to continue with painful fiscal settlements and suffer from less government revenues.

  • Qatar Crisis: DOES IT AFFECT EGYPT’S OIL INDUSTRY?

    Qatar Crisis: DOES IT AFFECT EGYPT’S OIL INDUSTRY?

    Wednesday, 9th August 2017
    The diplomatic crisis involving Qatar, Egypt, and the members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) presented new figures following Egypt’s latest threat against Doha.
  • HEALTH RISKS CONTROL IN OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

    HEALTH RISKS CONTROL IN OIL AND GAS INDUSTRY

    Wednesday, 5th July 2017

    The oil and gas industry is a field full of health risks and hazards that may affect employees working in the site or people living in nearby areas. With the ending of the easy oil phase and the emergence of the difficult oil era, oil and gas firms, along with governments and high authorities, tend to work on mitigating these risks.

  • Unconventional Gas and Environmental Sustainability

    Unconventional Gas and Environmental Sustainability

    Wednesday, 5th July 2017

    The rapid development of unconventional gas resources in the past few years has dramatically affected the global energy market, increasing the possibility of having a source of low carbon energy to reduce dependence on coal and conventional oil and gas.

  • TECHNOLOGY,  The Achilles Heel of Fuel Productivity

    TECHNOLOGY, The Achilles Heel of Fuel Productivity

    Wednesday, 5th July 2017
    Information systems and technologies play an important role in the oil and gas industry. Firms perpetuate information technology (IT) into their global operations in order to promote tighter controls, unleash productivity, and boost efficiency.
  • QHSE: THE INDUSTRY’S STAMINA

    QHSE: THE INDUSTRY’S STAMINA

    Wednesday, 5th July 2017
    The oil and gas industry is involved in a high-risk business where any error can result in potential damages to the health and safety of its staff, as well as negatively affect the environment. Accordingly, Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) Management should be prioritized by any successful oil and gas organization that wants to build a healthy and safe working place for its employees and further protect the environment in which it operates.
  • FLEXIBILITY VS. PROTECTION: MODERNIZING EGYPT’S OIL&GAS LEGAL FRAMEWORK

    FLEXIBILITY VS. PROTECTION: MODERNIZING EGYPT’S OIL&GAS LEGAL FRAMEWORK

    Tuesday, 6th June 2017

    Egypt has been facing an economic decline in the last couple of years, and in an attempt to help and revive the economy, the government decided to float the Egyptian currency, that took matters from bad to worse. The Economic fluctuation had a tremendous negative effect on many industries and sectors in the country; among them was the rise in consumption of petroleum products.