Energy Industry

Egypt increases fuel prices, as part of austerity measures

Jun 16, 2018

Egypt's Ministry of Oil has announced steep increases in fuel and cooking gas prices as part of the country's economic reforms and austerity measures

Egypt defends austerity measures amid fears of unrest

Jun 13, 2018

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has defended austerity measures aimed at reviving the economy, amid fears of public anger that may have motivated the arrest of activists and bloggers in recent weeks

First gas arrives in Turkey through pipeline from Azerbaijan

Jun 12, 2018

First gas arrives in Turkey through pipeline from Azerbaijan; also will supply Europe

Egypt hikes electricity prices as part of austerity measures

Jun 12, 2018

Egypt is raising the price of electricity by an average of 26 percent as part of austerity measures designed to overhaul the country's economy

PM says Ethiopia will not cut Egypt's share of Nile waters

Jun 10, 2018

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says Ethiopia will not reduce Egypt's share of Nike waters, as his country works to complete what will be Africa's largest hydroelectric dam

Turkey, Iran help wealthy Qatar thrive, 1 year into blockade

Jun 5, 2018

Year into blockade by Arab quartet, wealthy Qatar thrives with allies Turkey, Iran, and plenty of liquefied natural gas

Qatar acquires stake in Exxon's Argentina shale oil and gas

Jun 4, 2018

Qatar Petroleum signs agreement to acquire 30 percent stake in Exxon Mobil affiliates in Argentina

AP News Guide: What to know about the year-old Qatar crisis

Jun 3, 2018

AP News Guide: What to know about the Qatar diplomatic crisis as 4 Arab nations maintain their year-old boycott

Yemeni officials say airstrike in Sanaa kills at least 4

May 26, 2018

Yemeni security officials say a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the capital has killed at least four civilians and wounded more than 10 others

France's Total boosts Cypriot gas plan as it eyes Iran exit

May 21, 2018

French energy company Total says it is looking to expand its search for natural gas off Cyprus' south coast, days after warning it will likely have to exit its projects in Iran.

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