Issue: November 2007



  • Rise in price

    Crude oil prices are expected to hit new highs following recent Turkish-Kurdish political tensions

  • Corruption and the fall of an Empire

    With recent high profile cases of corruption emerging in the Egyptian oil and gas industry; the idea of how corruption and its varying symptoms, including a lack of transparency, can effect the growth of this sector is something which undoubtedly needs to be tackled.

  • Energy Switch: Proven Solutions for a Renewable Future

    In the shadow of the declining oil supplies all over the world, there has been a move to further utilize alternative energy. The switch from oil and gas to new energies has been a trend in many European countries, which represent a successful model to follow. "Energy Switch: Proven Solutions for a Renewable Future" shed the light on this model and opens the road for others to imitate it.

  • Rig workers… The hands that extract black gold live in misery

    Far removed from the routine jobs that we all know and the normal picture of life and far from the over-populated city, we visited the area of the Gulf of Suez to see for ourselves a unique form of employment that requires workers as unique as the job. The journey took hours for us, but as for the workers this journey lasts years, thwarting them from the deep blue sea to dry desert shores. The stories of these workers are an endless tale, as soon as one ends another begins.

  • Finally in the finals

    African defending champion Egypt, at last, qualified for the 2008 Nations Cup finals with a 1-0 win against Botswana in Cairo, concluding their labored campaign.

  • Monthly News

    News of the month, know more about the recent activities this industry has shown during October 2007. Please download PDF.