Although Middle Eastern governments and companies have raised concern, the awareness in the region for cyber threats is insufficient and the energy sector is more vulnerable to cyber attacks more than elsewhere, said an industry expert.
A shortage of skilled professionals and lack of aligned regulatory guidance are among the main challenges facing the energy sector, according to a group of industry leaders.
Even as confidence for improved margins and higher capital invest
The strides made by Bahrain's oil and gas industry were highlighted by Energy Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza at a bilateral US-Arab Chamber of Commerce meeting.
Dr Mirza, who is also the chairman of National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) an
Bahrain will encourage education and training in the oil and gas industry to boost efficiency, Energy Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza said.
Speaking during the opening of Getenergy Village at MEOS 2011, he said education and training ensure
Bangladesh and Saudi Arabia on Saturday signed a deal to invest $3 billion to set up an oil refinery with a capacity to produce 300,000 barrels of oil products a day.
Hi-Tech International Group (HTIG) of Saudi Arabia and Cosmopolitan Oil