Thursday, January 17, 2019


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Best Practices in Oil and Gas Supply Chain and Procurement

Oil and gas companies operate in dynamic and complex environments, where they face constant challenges especially in terms of supply and demand. Now with...

Technology, Innovation and Collaboration Drive Produced Water Strategy

The aging of conventional wells and the boom in shale development have sparked a sharp increase in the volume of water produced by oil...

‘Unconventional’ Tight Gas: Creating Unique Opportunity for the IOC, NOC, the...

It is no secret that Oman is considered by many as a mature petroleum basin. However, this blessed basin is still experiencing successful exploration...

Less Aloof, More Assertive

Last month, ladies and gentlemen, Barack Obama gave his State of the Union address.It took him less than two minutes to mention oil. And...

Energising the Energy Sector – The Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Foundation

The Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah Foundation For Energy and Sustainable Development was established in 2015 with the aim to preserve the legacy of its...

Value investing in oil and gas shares

Success in energy investing requires a nuanced and sophisticated grasp of positioning, sentiment and sector rotation.

Oil & Gas industry takes the lead in ICV generation

An additional $64bn In-Country Value (ICV) generation opportunities have been identified in the recently unveiled blueprint strategy for the ICV development in Oman's oil and gas industry.

Prioritising development over surpluses

Kuwait's budgetary surplus for the year 2012-2013 amounted to 25 per cent of its GDP. It is high time that the country used its sizable surpluses to address development priorities.

A quantum leap

Oman’s electricity sector stands out for its regulatory mechanism, organisational structure and clear vision.