OIL AND GAS

Private sector diesel imports ‘first step to full liberalisation’ — ministerJuly 24, 2016

Allowing the private sector to import diesel is the first step towards full liberalisation of the local market, Energy Minister Ibrahim Saif said on Saturday.


Saif described the process as “successful”, and said that imports were “going smoothly”, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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Samsung Bioepis' Marketing Authorization Application for SB5 Adalimumab Biosimilar Candidate Accepted for Review by the European Medicines AgencyJuly 18, 2016

  • If approved, SB5, a biosimilar candidate referencing Humira® (adalimumab), will be Samsung Bioepis’ third anti-TNF-α biosimilar in Europe
  • The Marketing Authorization Application for SB5 was based on a 52-week Phase III study which showed SB5’s comparable efficacy and safety to Humira® among different treatment groups, including those who switched from Humira® to SB5

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Diesel fumes causing respiratory diseases, allergies, health experts warnJuly 16, 2016

Dodging pickup trucks and buses spewing black smoke is the primary concern of Lama Nassar when she drives.


Leaving her car windows open to enjoy the summer breeze is a luxury she can’t afford in the busy streets of Amman, said Nassar, who is forced to keep the windows closed to prevent soot from vehicles running on diesel from blowing in her face.


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Momentum Builds for 23rd World Energy Congress as 250th Speaker and CNBC Media Partnership AnnouncedJuly 12, 2016

  • Congress will take place under the auspices of His Excellency (H.E) Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, the President of the Republic of Turkey

With just 100 days to go until the 23rd World Energy Congress takes place in Istanbul, the 250th world class speaker has been confirmed. In addition, leading business network CNBC has been announced as the official business media partner for what is regarded as the most influential and inclusive gathering of senior leaders from all segments"...

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Young entrepreneurs launch mobile app for gas deliveryJuly 10, 2016

A group of young Jordanians has launched a mobile app that enables consumers to order gas cylinders online.


The app, called “Gasable”, links residents to gas cylinder distributors in their areas, Amin Zou’bi, one of its designers, told the Jordan Times in a recent interview.


In most parts of Jordan, gas trucks are seen around neighbourhoods, blasting music to let residents know they are in the area, but Zou’bi said this app will"......

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MiX Telematics Helps OOCEP Put Safety FirstJuly 10, 2016

MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has made impressive progress with its customer, the Oman Oil Company Exploration & Production LLC (OOCEP), by significantly improving their overall fleet safety. The telematics solution, implemented in collaboration with regional partner Fleet Management Systems International (FMSi), is installed in 72 vehicles"...

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Kerui Petroleum Unveils Derrick-Style Coiled Tubing Truck - Helping Cost Reduction and Efficiency Increase in the Oil IndustryJuly 5, 2016

Kerui Petroleum, a leading provider of global oil & gas comprehensive solutions, proudly announced that its R&D Center for Oil & Gas Stimulation Equipment in Canada recently unveiled the newly-developed derrick-style coiled tubing truck. With a pre-installed derrick is the equipment’s main feature, no need to use a crane to hoist the injection head any more, saving 70% of the preparation time compared with the conventional coiled tubing units as well as saving a great amount of crane rental cost every year. Since the"...

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'Jordan awards Shell new tender to supply LNG'June 27, 2016

AMMAN — Jordan has awarded a tender to Royal Dutch Shell to buy a new cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for power generation, according to a top official in the energy sector.

The state-run National Electric Power Company said it selected an offer by Shell to provide 3.3 trillion British Thermal Units (BTU) to be supplied to Jordan on July 23, Abdel Fattah Al Daradkeh, the director general of the company, told The Jordan Times"...

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