Oil Gas & Utilities

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Posted: 10-08-2011
INTERNATIONAL. Saudi Arabia pumped the most oil in three decades last month, reaching 9.8 million barrels a day and boosting OPEC production, the International Energy Agency said. Increased output in Angola helped replace lower supply in Libya. Daily supply from the 11 Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries members bound by quotas rose to 27.37 million barrels a day in July from 27.22 million in June, the Paris-based IEA said today in its monthly oil market report. “Output has regained levels close to those seen before the Libyan crisis, although OPEC spare capacity now stands at
Posted: November 11, 2014
UAE. Oil & gas industry to go hi-tech with oil field sensors, intelligent wallpaper and carbon sequestration.
Posted: November 11, 2014
UAE. Cyber-attacks could include DDoS attacks, phishing/spear-phishing emails, data theft, "zero-day" software assaults, web application exploits, and website defacement.
Posted: November 10, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Commodity prices remain under pressure across all sectors as the dollar continues to rise while rising supplies of many key commodities from energy through metals to food is not being met by an equal rise in demand.
Posted: November 10, 2014
QATAR. QNB assessment is based on fiscal breakeven prices (the oil prices at which the government budget would be in balance), which is estimated to be well below current oil prices.
Posted: November 6, 2014
UAE. C3 empowers successful social entrepreneur project in the UAE.
Posted: November 5, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. "There is no sign of Africa's exploration activity slowing down, and the continent is expected to continue on its growth path as its attractiveness as an investment destination for the sector becomes ever more apparent due to its untapped resources and potential of new discoveries."
Posted: November 5, 2014
UAE. Huawei highlights crucial importance of smarter technology integration and Unified Communications to increase profitability and efficiency in energy sector.
Posted: November 5, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The findings of a ground-breaking workshop focusing on discrimination issues in the oil and gas industry have been published today by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section.
Posted: November 4, 2014
UAE. "The region should use treated sewage effluent (TSE) as the precious resource it is and stop thinking of it as waste or a useless by-product."
Posted: November 3, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Global stocks continue to recover from their early October sell-off while the dollar has begun to show signs that it is preparing to resume its month-long rally.
Posted: November 3, 2014
UAE. Forum organized by S&P, Platts and DNMconnect; The event will facilitate a deeper dialogue on some of the most pressing issues facing the two sectors.
Posted: October 31, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. If Russia's "pivot to Asia" results in Moscow and Beijing trading oil between them in a currency other than the dollar, that will represent a major change in how the global economy operates and a marked loss of power for the U.S. and its allies."
Posted: October 30, 2014
UAE. The project assigned by Tanmiyat Group includes the design and build of an underground sewage treatment plant for this new Dubai Land development, located along Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road.
Posted: October 30, 2014
UAE. GCC corporate earnings strength intact; Regional bonds unaffected by global shocks; Central Banks support financial markets.
Posted: October 29, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. Abdullah al-Badri said output of higher-cost oil supplies such as shale would be curbed if oil remained at around US$85 a barrel, while OPEC enjoys lower costs.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The trajectory of Japan's economy has much to teach us about the wisdom of Keynesian policies. Those who are not blinded by left-wing dogma should take a good look at where the road of permanent stimulus ultimately leads.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. The path to the acceptance of the participatory approach to development was forged, through trial and error, over several decades until the 1990s, when its global recognition by development practitioners became well-established.
date:Posted: November 20, 2014
INTERNATIONAL. There is a high degree of uncertainty over how the Iranian negotiations and the OPEC meeting will play out, but the end of November will be hugely important for energy markets.
INTERNATIONAL. In this excerpt from Greenspan's appearance at the New Orleans Investment Conference, The Gold Report delves into the role of gold versus fiat currency, why central banks own so much gold if it is truly "a barbarous relic," and the reason China is buying so much gold today.
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