Women in Energy: Salma Omara
On the occasion of the International Women's Day, Salma Omara, HR Supervisor at TWMA, spoke to Egypt Oil&Gas as a representative of women's active voice in the energy sector. TWMA is globally recognised for providing specialist environmental solutions and services to the oil and gas industry both on and offshore. Formed in 2000, the company employs over 500 people and has office, processing, manufacturing and service bases in Europe, the Americas, North Africa, West Africa, and the Middle East.
MARIDIVE GROUP: Endless Sea, Endless Growth
With more than 20 operating marine units currently employed in the Mediterranean Sea and in the Gulf of Suez, Maridive Group counts to the top notch offshore service providers in Egypt. It is also proudly presenting its achievements with the rest of its fleet spread across several continents from the Arabian Gulf and North and West Africa, all the way to Latin America.
Schlumberger EEG TRANSFORMATION TOWN HALL
By Nataša Kubíková
Schlumberger launched its EEG Transformation Town Hall on 15th of January in a glamorous style, marking the start of a new era that is symbolized by a change towards efficiency. The one-day event took place at the company’s brand new eco-friendly Egypt Center of Efficiency in 6th of October district of Cairo, Schlumberger’s EGP 1 billion investment, which will be officially inaugurated in the second quarter of 2017.
TRUMP’S GOOFY OIL POLICY TOWARDS IRAQ
By Salma Essam
Iraq’s oil industry has been a central component to the welfare of its economy, occupying around 95% of the government’s total revenues. For years following the end of the US war on Iraq, the development of the oil sector in Iraq has been resurrecting amid conflicting national interests over energy resources.
WILL ANGOLA WIN AFRICA’S OIL TUG OF WAR?
By Amira S. Badawey
Located on the Atlantic coast in the southern part of Africa, the Republic of Angola unexpectedly overtook Nigeria as the top crude producer in Africa during the second half 2016. Yet, Angola did not enjoy its primary position for too long. Already in December 2016, Nigerian Bulletin reported that Nigeria’s oil output slightly surpassed that of Angola by 94,000 b/d.
GUPCO Targets Rehabilitation of Its M36 Platform
By Mohamed Ahmed Hussien,
GUPCO’s Project Deputy General Manager
Gulf Of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO) is conducting a rehabilitation project for the company’s M36 platform with an overall cost saving along the project duration, which amounted to $40.39 million.
WOMEN IN ENERGY: A New Era
By Patricia Tiller, Partner, Andrews Kurth (Middle East) DMCC
Over the past decade, the energy industry has witnessed a noticeable increase in the number of women in the sector workforce. Several energy companies now boast female CEOs, including traditional exploration and production companies such as Occidental Petroleum and OMV Petrom; and broader energy sector companies such as Engie, Lockheed Martin, Sempra Energy and Duke Energy. There is no doubt that women have made important gains in the industry.
OIL&GAS INDUSTRY AIMING FOR GENDER EQUALITY
By Sarah Samir
The number of women in the Egyptian oil and gas industry has been increasing in the past years, yet at a slow pace. This is also a reason why The Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS 2017) is opening a unique floor to a full-day Women in Energy Conference dedicated to the opportunities that women have in the oil and gas industry.
COGENERATION IN REFINERIES: A STEP FORWARD FOR ENERGY EFFICIENCY
By Mariana Somensi
Population growth and rising living standards have continuously increased Egypt’s energy demand faster than the capacity of supply. Since the country’s main source of electricity is natural gas, improving efficiency in the oil and gas power generation is extremely important to overcome Egypt’s ongoing energy shortages and preserve its natural resources.
MODERN INNOVATION IN OFFSHORE TECHNOLOGY
By Salma Essam
The steady increase in global energy demand has long made oil and gas major sources of world energy. In spite of some speculations, petroleum resources are plentiful, particularly in deep waters. Therefore, rather than availability of hydrocarbons, the most troubling question for the IOCs nowadays is related to safe and efficient extraction. And this is where technology plays a key role in offshore drilling.