Archive for the ‘Oman’ Category

Singapore Wealth Fund and Hy24 Invest in Green-Hydrogen Company

Via Bloomberg, a report on a Singapore wealth fund’s new investment in green hydrogen: They take $115 million minority stake in clean energy startup InterContinental Energy has projects in Australia and Oman Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC Pte and green hydrogen fund Hy24 are investing $115 million to take a minority stake in InterContinental Energy, a startup […]

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Oman’s Bold Bitcoin Play: $1.1 Billion Investment On Bitcoin Mining Infrastructure

Via Forbes, an article on Oman’s  $1.1B investment into bitcoin mining infrastructure: H.E Sheikh Mansour Bin Taleb Bin Ali Al Hinai, Chairman of Oman’s Authority for Public Services Regulations, publicly commented in a press statement about his nation’s government support of privately-owned bitcoin mining facilities, which are set to attract a total investment of over […]

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‘Fuel of the future’: Gulf States Bet on ‘Green’ Hydrogen

Via Al Monitor, a report on the Gulf states’ focus on green hydrogen: After riding a fossil-fuel boom for decades, Gulf Arab states are eyeing “green” hydrogen as they try to transition their economies and ease the climate crisis at a stroke. Oil producers Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Oman are investing heavily […]

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Oman-Based Startup Turns Carbon Into Solid Rock

Courtesy of Fast Company, a look at an innovative Oman-based startup (44.01) focused on carbon sequestration: Of all the countries in the Middle East that you might expect to host a startup that is advancing in the storage of carbon dioxide — and thus, keeping it out of the atmosphere — Oman probably isn’t the […]

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Türkiye, Oman Sign Deal to Purchase 1.4B Cubic Metres of Gas Annually

Via TRT World, a report on a new deal between Türkiye, Oman sign deal to purchase 1.4B cubic metres of gas per year: Türkiye is signing a new gas deal with Oman, the Turkish energy minister has announced, a move to diversify Ankara’s gas supplies. “We will purchase 1.4 billion cubic metres of gas annually and […]

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An Energy Crisis + Geopolitics = A New-Look Gulf

Via The Economist, a report on how a richer, more powerful, and more volatile Gulf is emerging: In eight weeks, roughly 1m football fans will descend on Qatar for the World Cup, many of them travelling via neighbouring cities such as Dubai and Abu Dhabi. They will find a Gulf in the midst of a […]

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Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.