Results for Tag: Petroleum

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The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is one of the most hydrocarbon-poor countries in the Middle East, with neither significant production of oil or natural gas. It relies heavily on imported oil and gas for power generation, and is currently implementing various renewable energy projects. It does, however, have large reserves of oil shale, but these have yet to be developed and there are several challenges associated with their development.


Turkey, while not a large supplier of energy, is a major demand centre in the MENA region and a net importer of all three major fossil fuel sources .


The splintering of Syria into numerous spheres of control has had a dramatic impact on Syria’s energy sector.


Iraq, along with neighbouring countries sits atop the world’s most prolific collection of hydrocarbon deposits, containing some 60% of the world’s known reserves.

Saudi Arabia

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is known the world over for its great oil wealth, which plays an important role in the country’s close relationship with the United States.

Abbreviations and Acronyms
API American Petroleum Institute bbbl billion barrels bbl barrel(s) bpd barrels per day EIA Energy Information Administration GDP gross domestic product GOSP gas-oil separation plant GW gigawatt IEA International Energy Agency IS Islamic State kbpd thousand barrels per day kWh kilowatt-hours mbpd million barrels per day MCM million cubic metres MER market exchange rate MW [...]
Selected Sources

Al-Arabiya Arab Oil and Gas Journal Bloomberg Center of Strategic International Studies Central Intelligence Agency: The World Factbook Energy Intelligence Group: Oil Market Intelligence IHS International Energy Forum: Twenty Years of Producer-Consumer Dialogue in a Changing World Oil and Gas Finance Journal Oil and Gas Journal Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Petroleum Economist Platts Oilgram […]