Issue: August 2016




    Oil and gas companies’ operations have often sparked the rage of the public protesting against damage that they caused to their environment. This has on myriad of occasions shaken the legitimacy of fossil fuel players. Energy companies have, therefore, found it essential to adopt corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects and initiatives in efforts to secure a ‘Social License’ within local communities and thus accommodate local, national, and international criticism.


  • Corporate Social Responsibility Offers Win-Win Scenario

    Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has recently turned into a buzz word that is trending among all the savvy oil and gas companies all over the world. These companies are frequently caught publicizing the contributions they make to the economic development of their hosting communities, which focuses on ethical, philanthropic, and environmental practices.

  • Where Environmental CSR and Profitability Intersect

    The hydrocarbon industry involves intensive activities that have the potential to bring significant environmental transformations. Fossil fuel burning, incidents of oil spills, and the myriad of damages inflicted by the energy sector have long created on and off conflicts between oil companies and local communities.

  • CSR IN EGYPT: Balancing Environmental and Communal Needs

    Oil and gas companies have been trying to showcase the corporate social responsibility strategies and their decisions considered to ameliorate the unhealthy practices, within their supply chain systems, that negatively affect the surrounding environment. Yet, the CSR practices by energy firms demonstrate a slight discrepancy between the offered societal services and the actual needs of local communities.

  • BEBA-EGA: Discussing New Gas Market Regulations

    The Egyptian government has been dedicated to venturing new gas market regulations under the New Gas Law, which was the topic of a high-profile event jointly organized by the British Egyptian Business Association (BEBA) and the Egyptian Gas Association (EGA) on July 19th, 2016 held in Cairo Marriott Hotel.

  • Empowerment through Innovative Strategic Management

    Midor&Tharwa tandem appears resolute in its intention to enhance human resources capacities of the two companies in order to withstand the current oil price environment. Both teams continue implementing a tailored Leadership Development Program (LDP) in cooperation with Team Misr intensively.


    Despite the tsunami of power generation development that is currently underway throughout the world and dependent upon renewable energy technologies, more traditional thermal electricity generation strategies are still in play for a number of reasons.

  • EGYPS2017 Eyes to Generate Business

    There is a great deal of industry interest and excitement for EGYPS, the very first Egypt Petroleum Show set to take place from the 14th – 16th February 2017 in Cairo, Egypt.