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US-Russian competition over the European energy market threatens more turbulence in ties in the traditional rivals. (AFP)


US, Russia Fight over European Energy Market

US, Russia Fight over European Energy Market

London – The American-Russian competition over the European energy market has reached a fever pitch in recent days, which is threatening a “bitter battle” between the two traditional rivals, especially in wake of the turbulence the ties have endured under US President...
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File photo—Oman’s Sultan Qaboos Bin Sa’id Al Sa’id salutes during the military parade in the capital Muscat, marking the Sultanate’s 43th National Day, on November 18, 2013. (AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED MAHJOUB)


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A non-associated gas processing facility. (Photograph: Saudi Aramco)


Saudi Aramco announces shale gas investment

Saudi Aramco announces shale gas investment

Dammam, Asharq Al-Awsat—Saudi Aramco Oil Company announced that it will intensify efforts to invest in exploration for conventional and unconventional oil and gas. The announcement came in statement made by Aramco president and chief executive officer, Khalid...
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A non-associated gas processing facility. (Photograph: Saudi Aramco)


Saudi Arabia to join US as shale gas producer

Saudi Arabia to join US as shale gas producer

Daegu, Reuters—OPEC heavyweight Saudi Arabia is preparing to be among the first countries outside North America to use shale gas for power generation and thereby save more of its crude oil for lucrative exports. Inspired by a shale gas boom in the United States, which...
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Protesters form a human chain around Cuadrilla Resources site in Balcombe, west Sussex, Britain, on August 18, 2013. The extraction by hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, faces strong opposition from environmentalists and communities near potential production sites. (EPA/BOGDAN MARAN)