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Country focus: Iran Iran has signalled that it intends to increase its production and exports. An extra 500,000 barrels a day on the global market could send the oil price further south.

Country focus: Iran

With the economic sanctions crippling Iran's beleaguered economy now lifted, the nation is arduously charting a course to raise its oil and gas production

 •   Iran oil exports to reach 2mn bpd soon: Minister
 •   Iran to raise March oil exports on higher EU sales
 •   Iran quashes calls to freeze oil production


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Special Report:Oilfields in the Cloud

Special Report:Oilfields in the Cloud

A key technology trend that is having a major impact on the use of Big Data is the Internet of Things, which offers the opportunity for a massive amount of data to be collected from sensors deployed across entire oilfields, writes Keri Allan
 
Special Report: A 'big' leap for gcc oil and gas

Special Report: A 'big' leap for gcc oil and gas

Access to data ultimately affects and determines project economics, and plays a crucial role in the application and operation of technologies such as EOR in oilfields
 
Special Report: Industry invests for 'Big' returns

Special Report: Industry invests for 'Big' returns

Recent survey has found that 80% of upstream oil and gas companies plan to increase their spending on digital technologies in order to drive leaner and smarter organisations, writes Keri Allan
 
GTL Special: Box it up

GTL Special: Box it up

As newer and more innovative small scale gas-to-liquids technologies emerge on the market, one company has taken the idea to a whole new level creating what it calls GTL in a box
 

 

GTL Special: Economic Alternative

GTL Special: Economic Alternative

Dr Neville Hargreaves, business development director of UK-based Velocys, tells ArabianOilandGas why smaller is better when it comes to GTL plants
 
GTL Special: Changing Tides

GTL Special: Changing Tides

Costly large scale gas-to-liquids technologies are taking something of a backseat, giving way to smaller, more agile and economic alternatives
 
Supply Chain Efficiency: Enabling Excellence

Supply Chain Efficiency: Enabling Excellence

Vinodkumar Raghothamarao of Epicor Software Corporation says highly efficient supply chain and procurement systems can add significant value to downstream businesses in the Middle East
 
Fertile opportunities for GCC's fertilizer sector

Fertile opportunities for GCC's fertilizer sector

Demand for more specialised, higher value products is creating unprecedented investment opportunities for the GCC's fertilizer producers
 
Analysis: Shattering the Glass

Analysis: Shattering the Glass

Why is the GCC failing to employ more women in supply chain leadership positions?
 
Ambitious Kuwait treads carefully

Ambitious Kuwait treads carefully

Can Kuwait's long history of strained oil production targets, a frequently striking workforce and political unease be transformed by robust economics, a well-crafted upstream strategy and a flourishing downstream business?
 
Determined OPEC regains dominance

Determined OPEC regains dominance

Although hopes of an oil production-freeze deal were dashed again at OPEC's 169th general meeting in Vienna last month, the cartel's members were enthused by the fact that their strategy of defending market share was yielding results.
 
Spcl Report: Battling acidic costs with innovation

Spcl Report: Battling acidic costs with innovation

The implementation of innovative technologies will be the foundation that makes the Middle East's sour gas projects economically viable, writes Martin Menachery
 
Spcl Report: German technology in the UAE desert

Spcl Report: German technology in the UAE desert

In a quintessential case of Western knowledge being applied in the Middle East, German E&P company Wintershall is working with ADNOC to conduct feasibility studies and chemical recovery experiments to produce sour gas from the Shuwaihat field in Abu Dhabi
 
Special Report: Treading the Sulphur route

Special Report: Treading the Sulphur route

The UAE is leading the way as far as sour gas and sulphur production in the region is concerned, attracting both attention and investments from international majors in this sector
 
Oil & Gas and RPME Award Winners: Class of 2015

Oil & Gas and RPME Award Winners: Class of 2015

As voting for the seventh annual Oil & Gas Middle East and RPME Awards gets underway, we take a look back at the winners in 2015
 




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