Archive for the ‘Libya’ Category

The World’s Least Liveable Cities are Starting to Improve

Via The Economist, a report on how cities in the Middle East and Africa currently remain at the bottom of EIU’s liveability index, but their scores are going up: Egypt’s government worries that its citizens may get trapped in their lifts. Frequent power outages in Cairo, the capital, during the sweltering summer months mean that […]

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Big Oil Eyes New Deals in North Africa Amid Rising Energy Demand

Courtesy of The Wall Street Journal, a report on how Halliburton and Honeywell are in advanced talks to develop oil fields and refineries in Libya; Eni importing more oil and gas from Algeria: After years of underinvestment in North Africa’s energy infrastructure, global oil-and-gas giants from Halliburton Co. and Chevron Corp. to Eni SpA are […]

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Africa’s Share of Global Gas Supply Will Almost Double by 2050

Via Quartz, an report that Africa will be responsible for over 11% of all gas supplies by 2050: Africa’s gas share in the global market will increase to over 11% of all gas supplies by 2050, according to a report by Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), from 6% in 2021. Production is projected to increase from […]

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Top 10 African Countries With The Highest GDP Projections for 2023

Via Business Insider Africa, a report on African GDP projections for 2023: Business Insider presents the top 10 African countries with the highest GDP projections for 2023. This list is courtesy of a bi annual report from the Africa Development Bank.  The bank notes that Africa would perform better economically, than what has been predicted […]

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Eni Launches Major Gas Development Project In Libya

Via Eurasia Review, a report on Eni’s strategic project aimed at increasing gas production to supply the Libyan domestic market as well as to ensure export to Europe: Eni CEO, Claudio Descalzi, and the CEO of the National Oil Corporation of Libya (NOC), Farhat Bengdara, agreed Saturday on the development of “Structures A&E”, a strategic project […]

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Does Ryanair Have Libya On Its Flight Plan?

Via Business Center Tripoli Libya, a brief report that Ryanair may be exploring the possibility of serving Libya: The CEO of Irish Ryan Air, Michael O’Leary,  the largest airline in Europe in terms of the number of passengers is talking with the authorities in Libya regarding operating flights to the country for the first time. […]

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