Archive for the ‘Saudi Aramco’ Category

Saudi Arabia To Ramp Up Oil Investments In China As It Competes With Russia

Via Middle East Eye, an article on Saudi Arabia’s plan to ramp up oil investments in China as it competes with Russia: Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company, Aramco, will plough ahead with new investments in China, despite posting a 38 percent drop in profit as lower oil prices and production cuts bite. Aramco announced on Monday […]

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Saudi Aramco Acquires $3.4B Stake in a China Petrochemical Firm

Via Al Monitor, a report that the world’s biggest oil exporter is making further inroads in China, Saudi Arabia’s top customer for crude: Saudi Aramco has acquired a 10% stake in China’s Rongsheng Petrochemical Co. Ltd. for 24.6 billion renminbi ($3.4 billion), through its subsidiary Aramco Overseas Company BV, based in the Netherlands, the world’s biggest […]

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Saudi Aramco Bets On Being The Last Oil Major Standing

Courtesy of The Financial Times, an article on how – while some western energy companies prepare for a future less reliant on fossil fuels – Saudi Aramco, the world’s biggest supplier is doubling down: In Abqaiq, the biggest oil processing facility on the planet, there is no sense the world may be coming to the […]

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Saudi Aramco Leads Riyadh’s $30bn Investment Push Into South Korea

Courtesy of The Financial Times, a report on deals announced by Saudi Arabia as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited Seoul recently: Saudi Aramco has announced a $7bn investment in a petrochemical factory in South Korea, as part of a $30bn package of agreements between Riyadh and Seoul as Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman forges […]

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Saudi Arabia’s Booming and This Time It Isn’t Only About Oil

Via Bloomberg, an article on the Kingdom’s economy, which is the fastest growing in the Group of 20: The more than 300 apartments in Almajdiah Residence’s new Riyadh complex sold in just a month for cash, without the company even having to advertise. This is Saudi Arabia, the world’s biggest exporter of oil, so it’s […]

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State-Run Oil Giants Will Make or Break The Energy Transition

Courtesy of The Economist, a report on how state-run oil giants will make or break the energy transition: Climate activists love to vilify ExxonMobil and Shell. These and other private-sector energy companies have been on the receiving end of proxy battles, legal challenges and other forms of pressure to force them to dump oil and […]

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