MENA region

  • Sonatrach Grew Crude Exports

    Sonatrach Grew Crude Exports

    Sunday, 20th November 2016
    Algeria's Sonatrach achieved record high crude oil exports in October of 2.77m tons of oil equivalent, as opposed to the company’s usual monthly export volumes of 1.9m to 2m tons of crude oil per month.
  • Iran to Build Gas Condensate Refinery

    Iran to Build Gas Condensate Refinery

    Thursday, 17th November 2016
    Iran's Ghadir Group has reached an agreement with Italian Italian Saipem and Maire Tecnimont to cooperate on building a gas condensate refinery with a 120,000b/d capacity in southern city of Shiraz at the Fars Province.
  • ADFD to Inject $50m into Renewables

    ADFD to Inject $50m into Renewables

    Tuesday, 15th November 2016
    The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) have officially launched the a $50m round of funding for renewable energy projects in developing countries.
  • PTTEP to Decide on Hassi Bir Rekaiz

    PTTEP to Decide on Hassi Bir Rekaiz

    Tuesday, 15th November 2016
    PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP) declared that it is close to finalizing an investment decision towards the onshore Hassi Bir Rekaiz Project in eastern Algeria.
  • Iran Launched Oil Fields

    Iran Launched Oil Fields

    Tuesday, 15th November 2016
    the first phase of production at Yadavaran, North Yaran and North Azadegan fields in its oil-rich Khuzestan province, with a total output of more than 220,000b/d.
  • S&P Platts to Distribute FOIZ Storage Data

    S&P Platts to Distribute FOIZ Storage Data

    Tuesday, 15th November 2016
    The Fujairah Oil Industry Zone (FOIZ), has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the independent data agency, S&P Global Platts, to distribute weekly inventory storage data starting 2017.
  • Algerian Gas Plant to Resume Output

    Algerian Gas Plant to Resume Output

    Monday, 14th November 2016
    The Algerian state-owned, Sonatrach, declared that the Tiguentourine gas plant will resume full production with the start of its third train before the end of 2016, after a militant attack halted operations in the facility during 2013.
  • Iran to Reimburse Turkey on Gas Deal

    Iran to Reimburse Turkey on Gas Deal

    Monday, 14th November 2016
    Iran ruled out a payment to Turkey of 25% economic compensation for the cut in the export of natural gas to the Eurasian country, which triggered a legal dispute.
  • PetroRabigh to Halt Operations

    PetroRabigh to Halt Operations

    Monday, 14th November 2016
    Saudi's PetroRabigh announced that it will suspend the operations of its ethane cracker unit for 21 days. The suspension will start mid November to complete the temporary maintenance and safety work.
  • Ocean LNG to Supply CELSE

    Ocean LNG to Supply CELSE

    Monday, 14th November 2016
    Ocean LNG has signed a long-term deal of sale and purchase agreement (SPA) to provide Brazil-based CELSE-Centrais Elétricas de Sergipe, with liquefied natural gas (LNG) from 2020.