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Oman eyes more downstream gas after Marsa LNG FID: interview

Omani energy firm OQ is keen to develop more downstream gas projects, its chief executive of upstream told Gas Outlook.


Vast Qatar LNG expansion on horizon after QatarEnergy announcement

State-run QatarEnergy has announced a third LNG expansion plan, but Qatar has yet to tackle emerging risks including regulation on methane emissions.

Iran gas

Middle East tensions rise after Iran gas pipelines burst

The Iran gas pipeline attacks point to escalating tensions in the region.

Israel Gaza

Israel Gaza war: Middle East diplomacy a mixed bag

The Gulf states remain relatively insulated from the Israel Gaza war, but heightened geopolitical tensions come as governments try to attract foreign direct investment.

Eastern Mediterranean

Eastern Mediterranean gas in spotlight amid Gaza conflict

The ongoing conflict in Gaza has led to questions over the risk to existing and new natural gas projects in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Israel gas

Has Israel’s gas and energy diplomacy hit its limits?

Israel’s gas market remains small, but in the decade before the war in Gaza began in October its growth was remarkable.


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Hydrogen investment still faces hurdles: Oman Petroleum and Energy Show

There are still barriers to a full hydrogen value chain and economy taking off, delegates said at the Oman Petroleum and Energy Show.

Oman Petroleum and Energy Show

Energy transition to take longer than expected: official says at Oman Petroleum & Energy Show

Oman's energy transition will take longer than expected, a government official said on the opening day of the Oman Petroleum and Energy Show.

Oman Petroleum and Energy Show

Middle Eastern LNG expansion in spotlight on cusp of Oman Petroleum & Energy Show

The Oman Petroleum & Energy Show opens later this month against a backdrop of shifting allegiances in the LNG sector, with Persian Gulf State oil giants eyeing the global stage.


Oil kingdom COP28: the gamble that paid off?

When delegates gathered in Dubai just a fortnight ago for the opening of COP28, the chances of progress seemed slim, but these oil state climate talks delivered a transition away from fossil fuels that no previous COP managed to achieve.


At COP28 the UAE softens, now Saudi Arabia must follow

Saudi Arabia remains a thorn in the side of COP28. Only one solution remains – that the Gulf petrostate host its own COP, and face up to global scrutiny as the United Arab Emirates has done.

Al Jaber

Drama in the desert: Al Jaber backtracks on fossil fuel science

It is less than a week since COP28, the largest ever U.N climate summit, began in the oil kingdom city of Dubai, but drama is already at a peak after Sultan Al Jaber questioned the science behind phasing out fossil fuels.