Middle East oil refining boom brings competition
More than 7 million barrels per day of new, global crude oil refining capacity is expected to come online by 2020—nearly a third of that located in the Middle East. This trend will have significant competitive implications for Asian refiners.
Bentley Systems: Oil and Gas market is our key priority
Chris Kelly met with Bentley System’s COO, Malcolm Walters, following the company’s Year In Industry event in London. Walter’s said that the oil and gas industry remains a key focus for Bentley Systems, who are looking forward to helping their customers p......
Addressing marine challenges in the Middle East
From FPSOs to semi-submersibles and fixed platforms and from drilling to fabrication, transportation and installation, the challenging oil and gas price environment has made it more important than ever for Middle East operators and contractors to not only......
Middle East still has the magic says Vallourec boss
As rig counts in North America continue to coast at low levels amid oil’s price crash, drillers in the Middle East seem to be intensifying operations and upping fleet numbers to keep up with domestic gas demand and aging fields. Philippe Crouzet, chairman......
Next Geosolutions expands in the Middle East
Next Geosolutions has opened a new multi purpose-built facility in the Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah,UAE as the independent firm looks to expand its presence in the Middle East.
Middle East’s leading role in the petrochemical industry
Louis Besland managing director at AlixPartners speaks exclusively to Pipeline about the current trends in the region’s downstream sector and why the Middle East plays such an important part in the global petrochemical industry
Co2 based solutions, the game changer in the Middle East
Linde’s president & CEO of Middle East & North Africa tells Pipeline that in his view carbon dioxide (CO2) based solutions could really take off, given the need to move towards a low carbon energy industry even in this slow growth environment.
Totally committed to the Middle East
Stéphane Michel, President of Total E&P Middle East & North Africa (MENA), reveals the French oil giant’s active exploration strategy for the Middle East region