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Aluminium refinery-Maaden

European crisis weighs on Aluminum Bahrain sales

Aluminium Bahrain's output edged up 1.7 percent in the first half of 2012 but sales were almost flat as weak economic growth in Europe dampened demand in the first quarter, Alba said on Sunday.

July 8, 2012 4:30

OPEC can’t afford to give residents cheap oil

Bargain price oil is a standard perk for residents of crude-exporting nations. But the practice is expensive for members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, which meets in Vienna this week. It's well past time for a change, says Christopher Swann

June 13, 2012 5:42
Aluminium refinery-Maaden

Maaden signs $1.5 billion Aluminum refinery contract

The refinery will have an annual production capacity of 1.8 million metric tonnes of smelter-grade alumina and is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2014, the statement added.

May 27, 2012 5:35
UAE'S ADNOC Keeps June Crude Supply to Asia Steady

UAE'S ADNOC Keeps June Crude Supply to Asia Steady

Maintains contractual supply of 4 crude grades; Resumes giving plus tolerance for Murban crude

May 2, 2012 3:48
Qatar resources question

Qatar resources question

Government subsidies discourage responsible stewardship of Qatar’s natural resources, opponents contend

June 14, 2010 4:42
Liquid assets

Liquid assets

Water is set to play a huge role in the future of the Middle East, with countries vying to control this increasingly valuable resource, says Trends magazine.

February 11, 2010 10:43