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Sudan: Sudan Manages to Indigenize Oil Industry Thanks to Cooperation With China: Minister

interview Khartoum — The Sudanese Minister of Petroleum and Gas, Mohamed Zayed Awad, said that Sudan managed to indigenize the oil industry due to the mutually beneficial cooperation with China. Both countries developed a working model which can be followed during their 20 years of cooperation in the oil industry based on mutual respect and […]

India’s coal industry in flux as government sets ambitious coal production targets

August 25, 2015 Source: , Government of India, Ministry of Coal; news reportsNote: India fiscal year is April to March. For example, FY2005 represents April 1, 2004, to March 31, 2005. Data for 2015 are preliminary. Coal consumption in India, particularly in the electric power sector, is outpacing India’s domestic production. From 2005 to 2012, […]

Egypt: Dreams and Tales of Building Nuclear Industry

opinion By Kester Kenn Klomegah Russia is looking to extend its footprint in Africa by supporting the construction of a huge nuclear power plant in Egypt. Nuclear energy is seen as a viable option for African economies. Egyptian authorities have always dreamed of having a complete nuclear power industry to solve the energy shortage (deficit) […]

Growing U.S. HGL production spurs petrochemical industry investment

January 29, 2015 Source: U.S. Energy Information AdministrationNote: Includes only announced projects. Some high-risk projects excluded based on feasibility questions. Between 2014 and 2018, U.S. petrochemical capacity expansion projects are projected to increase domestic demand for and favorable petrochemical feedstock prices in the United States relative to the international market. The petrochemical industry uses hydrocarbon […]

Ghana: Singapore to Train Ghanaians in Oil Industry

By Masahudu Kunateh Accra — SINGAPORE will train local engineers and technicians following an arrangement secured by the Minister of Energy and Petroleum, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah. An initial group of 15 engineers and 40 technicians will undertake various training programmes in oil and gas to enable them return to Ghana with the expertise. Buah said […]

Oil Industry in Iraq Faces Setback to Revival

Oil Industry in Iraq Faces Setback to Revival After a long history of wars and sanctions, Iraq re-emerged as a critical source of oil in recent years. Mounting Iraqi production helped to ease world oil prices despite the tightening restrictions on Iran and tanking exports from Libya. And Western … Read more on New York […]

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