oilreview.me, from 20 - 27 March 2017Here is a brief overview of the week's new on
Gulf petrochemical industry outpaces global growth
The petrochemical industry in the Gulf region grew by 3.7 per cent in 2016, largely due to new capacity added in Saudi Arabia, according to an annual study by the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA). Read more here.
BAPCO to explore for unconventional oil offshore
The Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO) is planning some groundbreaking initiatives to increase its hydrocarbon reserves, among them the exploitation of unconventional oil deposits offshore, reveals Yahya Al Ansari, manager of Exploration at BAPCO, in an exclusive interview with Oil Review Middle East. Read more here.
Halliburton introduces SpectrumSM Fusion coiled tubing service
Hybrid coiled tubing services combine diagnostic and intervention capabilities in a single trip downhole. Read more here.
Gulf Petrochem appoints ex-Bharat Petroleum director as strategic advisor
Gulf Petrochem Group announced last week that its Board of Directors has appointed Rakesh Mehra as strategic advisor for the group, effective immediately. Read more here.
Dr Bakheet Al Katherri appointed as Mubadala Petroleum CEO
Mubadala Petroleum announced on 19 March that Dr. Bakheet Al Katheeri has been appointed as the chief executive officer of the exploration and production company and wholly-owned subsidiary of Mubadala. Read more here.
Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production named fastest-growing oil and gas company in ME
Researchers and commercial analysts Wood Mackenzie have named Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production as ME's fastest growing oil and gas company. Read more here.
ABB help oil and gas decision makers with meaningful insight data
ABB offers new solution to help oil, gas and chemical decision makers extract meaningful insight from equipment condition data. Read more here.