Author: Ian Simm
Sonangol takes Cabinda refinery FID
18 November 2020
Angolan NOC is moving forward with most promising project, but other downstream expansion plans remain in limbo
Hormuz threats lose their sting
13 November 2020
As Gulf states progress bypass projects, time runs down on Iran’s sabre-rattling
Adnoc keeps busy
5 November 2020
The Emirati NOC continues to expand its competencies and monetise assets
Chevron wades into Israeli gas price dispute
2 November 2020
The major has ruffled Israeli feathers less than a month into its ownership of a key asset
Export routes key for Mid-East hydrogen
20 October 2020
Gulf countries are making bold strides into the hydrogen sector but appear likely to target exports over domestic markets
Iran finds more export custom
8 October 2020
As Iran ramps up output, it is beginning to turn the tide on exports too
Yemen turns to solar in adversity
14 September 2020
As its oil sector remains effectively paralysed by conflict, Yemenis are exploiting renewables out of necessity
Saudi Arabia commits to hydrogen ‘new future’
20 August 2020
The Opec kingpin is keen to extend its oil export prowess by leveraging the world’s cheapest solar to produce green hydrogen
Oman leans towards bilateral awards
11 August 2020
The sultanate’s drawn-out bid round is ending in a whimper as breakout gas contracting discussions take priority
Aramco advances plan to lease out pipelines
5 August 2020
The cash-strapped Saudi NOC is looking to replicate the recent divestment success of its Emirati counterpart Adnoc
Iraq and Iran move further apart
24 July 2020
Baghdad’s pivot away from its neighbour is increasingly extending to their shared resources