About 50 people were believed to have drowned off Myanmar when a ferry sank in bad weather, government officials said on Saturday, though residents said they believed more people on the overcrowded vessel had died.
The boat had 20
Oil exports from Iraq's southern Basra terminal dropped to 1.36 million barrels per day on Sunday from 1.94 million bpd the previous day due to bad weather, a shipping source said.
'High winds around the Basra oil port made it diff
Opec member Kuwait has temporarily halted oil export operations due to bad weather, a spokesman for the oil sector said on Wednesday.
Kuwait Oil Company, the state-owned firm that produces the bulk of Kuwait's crude, has halted all crude o
Oil exports from Iraq's southern Basra terminal dropped to 984,000 barrels per day (bpd) on Wednesday from 1.896 million bpd the previous day due to bad weather, a shipping source said.
"High winds made it difficult for some ships to reach
Building collapses and road accidents blamed on a mixture of sandstorms, heavy rain and high winds have killed at least 18 people and injured dozens more across Egypt, state media reported on Monday.
One factory building collapsed in the n
Oman halted its oil and gas production due to bad weather as Cyclone Phet hit the small oil-producing country's coast, but no facilities were damaged, DPO and Oman LNG spokesmen said on Friday.
'We won't load any oil because no
Egypt closed three ports along the Gulf of Suez on Saturday because of bad weather, the country's state news agency reported.
High wind and waves forced the closure of the ports of Sukhna, Adabiya, and Port Tawfik, MENA reported, without s
Oil exports from terminals in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Iran were disrupted today due to bad weather in the region, shipping sources said.
"Oil exports were stopped on Sunday morning due to low visibility and will resume once weather condit
Kuwait halted oil exports on Sunday morning due to bad weather, a spokesman for state refiner Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC) said.
'Oil exports were stopped on Sunday morning due to low visibility and will resume once weather cond