The United Arab Emirates is moving ahead with its oil and gas investments despite the current drop in oil prices and expects no delays in plans to boost its crude output potential by 2017, the country's energy minister said on Sunday.
Bahrain had oil reserves of 632.5 million barrels at the end of last year, said a senior government official.
A total of 618.44 million barrels were available at the Bahrain Field after 17.5 million barrels were produced last year
An expansion of Bahrain's Sitra crude oil refinery is expected to cost around $5 billion and the facility is likely to be commissioned by 2019, the kingdom's energy minister said on Tuesday.
"We have the refinery mode
Tatweer Petroleum's third phase of gas compression in the Bahrain Field, capable of handling approximately 100 million standard cu ft per day of additional associated gas production, was launched yesterday (May 31).
It was inaugurated by E
Bahrain saw oil production increase 33 per cent last year, having risen by 24 per cent the previous year, said Energy Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza.
This has been due to the hard work by Tatweer Petroleum, the joint venture between nogaho
Bahrain is to spend between $6 billion and $8 billion on modernising its refinery within the next six to seven years, said a senior government official.
Speaking at the opening of the 20th Middle East Petroleum and Gas Conference yesterday
Bahrain has no fears about potential gas shortages despite deadlock in a major gas deal with Iran, said a leading government official.
Energy Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza confirmed negotiations with Tehran remained frozen due to recent p
Strict action could soon be taken against people who grossly exceed the electricity capacity of their homes, said a senior government official.
Energy Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza added that in many cases residents were to blame for powe
Bahrain’s MPs will on Tuesday discuss a parliamentary probe committee’s report on alleged irregularities at Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco), reports our sister paper Akhbar Al Khaleej.
The panel has made 18 recommendations, including dis
Qatar's new energy minister, who took over last month, was also appointed chairman of Qatar Petroleum, the state news agency said on Monday.
Energy Minister Mohamed Saleh Al-Sada will also be managing director at state-run Qatar Petroleum