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Oman to step up production of regular grade petrol

Oman plans to raise production of regular grade petrol and reduce output of super grade petrol in order to meet a growing demand for the former product in recent months, a report said. “We have to match it (a higher demand f

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Payouts for petrol price rise backed in Bahrain

An urgent proposal to compensate Bahrainis for higher petrol prices has been unanimously approved by parliament. It was tabled yesterday (February 2) by 22 MPs led by Mohammed Al Ahmed, after the government raised petrol prices at the pumps on

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Bahrain’s businessmen call for price rise debate

Leading businessmen in Bahrain have called for a public consultation to discuss the impact of higher tariffs on petrol and electricity. They also warned of layoffs in the private sector as employers were pressured to increase salaries at a tim

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Long queues at Bahrain’s petrol stations

Drivers queued at Bahrain’s petrol stations yesterday (January 11) following the announcement that prices were being increased at the pumps from today. The cost of premium Mumtaz petrol rose by 60 per cent, from 100 fils per litre to 160

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Oman hikes gasoline, diesel prices

Oman has set new selling prices for domestic gasoline and diesel fuels starting this month, state news agency ONA reported on Monday, as part of the the sultanate's subsidy reforms to cope with the damage to state finances from low oil price

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Alarm over rise in glue sniffing in Bahrain

A surge in teenagers sniffing glue and getting high on petrol fumes has sparked calls in Bahrain for heightened parental vigilance over the summer holidays. Rehabilitation support network the Addicts Friends Society, which runs we

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Libyan state oil company to send fuel to western region opposing Tripoli

Libyan state oil company NOC is delivering petrol to a western region opposing a self-declared government in charge of the Tripoli capital, it said in a bid to showcase its impartiality in a power struggle dividing the country. &n

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2 policemen hurt in blast at Bahrain petrol station

Two policemen have been injured by a homemade bomb that exploded in a petrol station restroom in Bahrain. The incident happened at Jawad Services Station, in Meqsha, at around 10.40pm on Saturday (February 1) and was described as

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Thugs torch petrol pump and bank in Bahrain

A second petrol station has been targeted by arsonists in the space of three weeks, while a bank also had its main entrance torched yesterday (November 13). Masked youths set petrol pumps alight at a fuel station owned by Jawad Bu

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Kuwait looking at reforming petrol subsidies

Kuwait's government is looking at adjusting its petrol subsidies in order to reduce waste, a senior Kuwaiti official said on Monday in a fresh sign that authorities are using this year's oil price plunge to push economic reforms.

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