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Fujairah is Best Location for a Gulf LNG Exporting Hub, According to GIQ Industry Survey

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Fujairah, which hosts the Middle East’s largest commercial oil storage capacity, is the best location in the Gulf to host a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) exporting hub, when considering strategic geography, necessary infrastructure and global reputation, according to a majority of respondents to a Gulf Intelligence GIQ Industry Survey.

Occidental Oman Continues Educational Initiatives

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Occidental Oman has conducted the first Student Seminar of its Student Awards Campaign for the Advancement of Post-Graduate Education in Oman. The Seminar was on “Why Pursue Graduate Studies” and was held at the German University of Technology on February 21st. Various issues and points of view were discussed by prominent key speakers including Steve Kelly, President and General Manager of Occidental Oman, Prof. Dr-Ing. Michael Modigell, Rector of GUtech in Oman, Dr. Saif Al-Hiddabi, Deputy Secretary Gener

Qatar’s Minister of Energy & Industry, presented w/ International Oil Diplomacy Man of the Year 2016 Award at IPWeek London

Gulf Intelligence
London (Feb. 22, 2017) – Qatar’s Minister of Energy & Industry, HE Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, was presented today with the International Oil Diplomacy Man of the Year 2016 Award at the Energy Institute’s International Petroleum Week conference in London in appreciation of the key role he played through 2016 in securing the Vienna Agreement to cut global oil supply.

Fujairah Announces Its Arrival as Global Energy Hub at London’s IP Week 2017

Gulf Intelligence
H.H. Sheikh Dr. Rashid Bin Hamad Al Sharqi, Deputy Chairman, Fujairah Oil Industry Zone, led an Industry Delegation from the UAE’s Emirate of Fujairah to a Series of business conferences in London during the annual International Petroleum Week Feb. 20-23

The GIQ London Energy Industry Survey: Oil to average $50s/bl in 2017

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The summit attendees participated in a number of polling sessions in which the audience faced questions on the Summit's Key Issues.

Qatar's Energy Minister to be Awarded "International Oil Diplomacy Man of the Year" at IP Week 2017 - London

Gulf Intelligence
Qatar’s Minister of Energy & Industry, His Excellency Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada will be presented with the ‘International Oil Diplomacy Man of the Year 2016’ Award at the Energy Institute’s International Petroleum (IP) Week on Feb. 22nd in London.

Is the Coast Clear? Will this be the Year Oil Bull Sharks Come Back Out to Play?

Gulf Intelligence
The Year of Having a Plan! And then You get Punched in the Face... BY; SEAN EVERS Mike Tyson once said, “everyone has a plan until you get punched in the face”, and in many ways the world, the markets and the oil industry appear to be striding into 2017 with an all will be as I want it to be smile and a plan tucked away in the top drawer – but can everyone be a winner? What happens when the Europeans slam the door on the Brexit-have-your-cake-and-eat-it plan, and the Chinese start retaliating to the Trump

The 4th ORYX GTL Student Awards for the Advancement of Post-Graduate Education

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Now in its 4th campaign, The ORYX GTL Student Awards for the Advancement of Post-Graduate Education in Qatar recognizes outstanding young Qatari individuals destined to be the country’s future industry and academic leaders, who will contribute to building Qatar’s knowledge economy as set out in the country’s National Vision.

UAE’s Fujairah Launches Weekly Oil Inventory Data

Gulf Intelligence
Fujairah, Jan. 18 2017 – Fujairah Oil Industry Zone, which hosts the Middle East’s largest commercial storage capacity for refined products, today published inaugural weekly inventory data via S&P Global Platts to advance the emirate’s progression towards becoming one of the world’s leading energy trading hubs. The data can be viewed at

The Future of Health: The first person who will live to 150 has already been born

Gulf Intelligence
There is a universal desire in all socioeconomic groups in the world’s 196 countries to live good lives for longer. But, what is a simple mission statement raises some of the world’s most thought-provoking questions. At what point do our ethics stop pushing our biological limits through experimental science? How much is too much?

GI Industry Survey: Oil to average $50s/bl in 2017

Gulf Intelligence
The workshop attendees participated in a number of polling sessions in which the audience faced questions on the Forum's Key Issues

Exclusive Interview with His Excellency Suhail Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy

Gulf Intelligence
This exclusive interview is a prelude to the 3rd GCC Petroleum Media Roundtable Series, which will be held on April 19-20 in Abu Dhabi. The pioneering Series provides insights for local, regional and international media on the views of the leading decision makers in the Gulf and explores how the latest trends are impacting

Energy Outlook - The Comeback Kid?

Sean Evers
In a year that delivered a long list of significant Black Swan surprises both globally and regionally, from Brexit to Trump on the world stage, to Michel Aoun finally landing the prize of the Lebanese Presidency, we now have to add the return of OPEC to this growing list of Unknown Unknowns from only a few short months ago.

Low Carbon & Politics: The Merging of Two Worlds

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Simple economics are revolutionizing the accessibility of renewable and energy efficient technologies, as greater affordability has triggered an unprecedented step-change in the world’s ethos of low carbon. The growth of renewable energy technologies – from solar, wind, hydro and nuclear – heralds the birth of the world’s fourth industrial revolution and galvanized the political and industrial appetite required to establish the Paris Agreement.

Etisalat Tops the Leaderboard of the New GIQ Corporate Knowledge Index

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Dubai, UAE – November 21, 2016 (Gulf Intelligence) – The Dubai-based strategic communications consultancy, Gulf Intelligence, today launches its GIQ Corporate Knowledge Index (CKI) as a standalone methodology that provides a quantifiable answer to a pertinent question – how much valuable knowledge does a company create and make available to the public? Telecommunications company Etisalat holds the top position of the inaugural GIQ CKI ranking of the ‘Top 10 Publicly Traded UAE Companies by Market Capitaliza