Issue: October 2008



  • What is Storage Virtualization? Part II

    Storage Virtualization Definition
    Simply, it is the ability to have single point of management for all storage devices. At its core, the storage virtualization layer pools physical storage from multiple, heterogeneous network devices and presents a set of volumes for hosts to use (regardless of the storage brand).

  • Tharwa and Elab to join the Stock Market

    For a long time, the activity of petroleum companies in the Egyptian Stock Market was considerably limited; only two petroleum companies have been listed in the stock exchange. However, this will no longer be the case as more petroleum corporations are to join the stock world. Coping with the current plans to expand the petroleum participation rate, the Ministry of Finance revealed its intention to vend its shares in Tharwa Petroleum Co. and the Egyptian Petroleum Co. for Alkyl Benzene Production (Elab)

  • Seven blocks of EGAS on the scene

    The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) invites Petroleum Exploration Companies for EGAS International Bid Round 2008 to explore/exploit for Gas and Crude Oil in seven blocks situated in the Mediterranean Sea basin of Egypt

  • Energy policy in the race between Obama and McCain

    The U.S presidential race has grown as a thrilling one. Of all the speeches given by the two candidates, Barack Obama and John McCain, perhaps those concerned with energy policies remain all-important for American citizens

  • Between a rock and a hard place

    At a time, when Egypt tries to put a brake on energy subsidies, a report issued last month by the Ministers Council's Information and Decision-Support Centre showed that Egypt's oil production has been on the decrease in 2007. The report said that Egypt is among the top countries that subsidize petroleum, making the prices of its products lower than international prices.

  • Monthly News

    News of the month, know more about the recent activities this industry has shown during September 2008.