Issue: August 2010



  • More development on its way

    Throughout the past eight years, the Ministry of Petroleum has been implementing an ambitious plan to develop its fields, whether the newly discovered ones or the brownfields. The results of this strategy reflect the value of the country’s fields that are still fruitful. More development plans are yet to come

  • Egypt’s first national force develops the national treasure

    "Tanmia has been established not just for developing the Egyptian fields and reduce cost recovery, but it is also developing the humanitarian force pushing the industry forward by protecting and maintaining Egyptian experts and professionals working in the country," that is how Eng. Mostafa Abdel Aziz, President of Tanmia Company, puts in plain words the role of the company, describing it as a sacred national goal

  • U.S Natural gas shale amazes the world

    Gas shale has become an important source of natural gas in the United States over the past decade, and interest has spread to potential gas shale in Canada, Europe, Asia, and Australia. One analyst expects gas shale to supply as much as half the natural gas production in North America by 2020

  • Discussion to build four refineries in Iraq

    The Iraqi oil ministry is talking to several international oil companies about investment in four planned refineries throughout Iraq to meet increasing domestic demand, the country's deputy oil minister has said.

  • Vitol, Helios in talks for Shell’s Africa Downstream Businesses

    The Vitol Group confirmed that it is in exclusive negotiations with Shell Oil Products Africa for the potential acquisition of equity in their downstream businesses in 19 countries in Africa, subject to final negotiations and any necessary regulatory and final company approvals.

  • Egyptian definition of Field Development

    Why do we need foreign assistance to develop our fields? Is not the Egyptian expertise capable of conducting field development plans, which have been a key focus in the industry?

  • How crisis management differs locally than abroad?

    As the Gulf of Mexico oil leak continues to dominate headlines, Egypt experienced its own oil-related ecological threat, however, its source remained undercover

  • Monthly News

    News of the month, know more about the recent activities this industry has shown during July 2010.