Issue: August 2007



  • Deep Water Drilling… A New Horizon to Magnetize More Investments

    With recent developments in the market it appears that Egyptian crude oil production has the potential to rise. In fact, the ratio of crude oil recovery at the various wells in the Gulf of Suez has the ability to increase to more than 40%, compared to 20% currently. This increase in production, in general for all of Egypt, can be achieved through the intensification of upstream works, particularly in the Mediterranean deep water as well as the Western Desert and the utilization of updated technologies along with enhanced oil recovery methods.

  • Oiling strife?

    The new Iraqi oil bill could cause more turmoil in the already war-torn country

  • Gas Station Workers: A Closer Look At Helping Hands

    Behind each success-story in any field, there are always those forgotten soldiers of the industry. These are the men and women that people just do not hear about, who work in silence and get paid a diminutive amount of money and amazingly enough, never complain.

  • Gulf Oil and Gas: Ensuring Economic Security

    Since its establishment in 1994, the Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) has issued major publications related to the oil and gas industry in the Middle East and worldwide. "Gulf Oil and Gas: Ensuring Economic Security" is one of ECSSR most recent publications tackling the challenges in the oil and gas sector, which is endangering the economy in the Gulf.

  • Study of Tertiary Oil Recovery by Surfactant/ Polymer Flooding

    Surfactants/Polymers (SP) has been in use since the 1950’s. Technological advancements during the 1980’s by major oil and services companies have resulted in a thoroughly tested and reliable technology. SP has been used worldwide and has been successful in recovering additional oil of about 15 to 30% of OOIP.

  • The Gulf of Suez: What a Difference a Month Can Do

    The Gulf of Suez has played an important role in Egypt’s oil and gas sector over the past few decades; however, more recently the area has witnessed a surge of activities reviving once again the glory of the country’s top oil producing area.

  • Siemens’ Oil & Gas Portfolio

    The new thrust into the Oil & Gas market comes at a time when market statistics highlight that global crude oil production will need to increase by about 25 per cent over the next decade.

  • More than just a beach

    Are you feeling exhausted? Are you tired of doing the same thing at work every day? Have you thought about how you will spend your summer vacation? Will it be relaxing at the beach, visiting some historical monuments and museums, seeing some of Egypt's religious relics or talking a desert trip and enjoying the natural beauty of
    Safari Egypt?

  • What If… Solar energy replaces Fuel and Gas in all vehicles

    Ages ago, it was composed of a wooden board with four wheels and an umbrella on its top run by Fred Flintstone's legs to speed up or slow down while moving from one place to another.

  • 101 and Counting

    Having won the Egypt Cup, Ahli garnered the 101st championship in its history

  • Monthly News

    News of the month, know more about the recent activities this industry has shown during July 2007.
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