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  • Rapid project Aramco Petronas
    Industry

    Saudis and Malaysians Work Out Differences in Refinery Deal

    Expanding on their petroleum interests in Asia, the Saudi state-run oil company, Saudi Aramco, and Malaysia’s own state oil firm, Petronas, have agreed on a contract that will bring them together on what’s become known as the Rapid project. The deal will be signed on February 27, during King Salman’s visit to the country. An…

  • Oil Shale War
    Industry

    Saudis Declare Victory in Oil-Shale War

    From all appearances, a ceasefire in the battle between Saudi Arabian oil production and the American shale oil industry has been declared. The country’s energy minister, Khalid Al-Falih, indicated that because the oil glut that effectively collapsed the market in mid-2014 has disappeared, it’s a clear sign that prices will be rising again back to…

  • Saudis Chinese agreement March 16 oil
    Industry

    Saudis and Chinese Get Closer Through Oil

    During the course of King Salman’s six-week tour of multiple Asian countries, the main focus was geared toward the sale of oil in different contexts. Drumming up interest in next year’s expected IPO of Saudi Aramco was one component, but traditional deals also weren’t left out. In that case, the Saudis and China came to…

  • saudi arabia equtorial guinea economic forum
    Industry

    Saudi Arabia and Equatorial Guinea Come Together

    During an economic forum in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and the West African nation of Equatorial Guinea came to an agreement on May 11 that brings the two countries together on a variety of business projects. One of those is an agreement that will help finance what will be the region’s largest terminal for oil storage….

  • saudi arabia owns largest american oil refinery
    Industry

    Saudi Arabia Now Fully Owns Largest American Oil Refinery

    Though the impact of Saudi Arabia within the American oil market has been diminished over time, their ability to maintain a very clear presence once again came into focus on May 1. That was when Saudi Aramco, the Kingdom’s state-run oil company, finalized an agreement to take complete control of the largest oil refinery in…

  • Saudis Benefits Back
    Industry

    Saudis Get Some of Their Benefits Back

    While the price of oil is still stuck in neutral, some signs exist in Saudi Arabia that the Kingdom has weathered the worst of the storm and is ready to start taking incremental steps in the months ahead. The reason stems from a decision by the Saudi government on April 22 to bring back the…

  • vision 2030 plan saudi arabia UK
    Industry

    Saudis and Brits Coming Together on Vision 2030 Plan

    The relationship between Saudi Arabia and Great Britain has been a long one that’s been intertwined through both business and politics for the past century. In early April, British Prime Minister Theresa May began a tour of Middle Eastern countries, with one of her first stops in the Kingdom. The basis of that specific visit…

  • Saudis Russians Oil Production Cut Extension

    Saudis and Russians Come Together on Oil Production Cut Extension

    The three-year slide of oil prices has delivered a major hit to the financial stature of Saudi Arabia, primarily because of their status as the world’s top oil producer. While that title has seemingly fluctuated in the past year with Russia, the economic punch that those two nations provide has the ability to provide an…

  • saudi arabia equtorial guinea economic forum

    Saudi Arabia and Equatorial Guinea Come Together

    During an economic forum in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia and the West African nation of Equatorial Guinea came to an agreement on May 11 that brings the two countries together on a variety of business projects. One of those is an agreement that will help finance what will be the region’s largest terminal for oil storage….

  • saudi arabia owns largest american oil refinery

    Saudi Arabia Now Fully Owns Largest American Oil Refinery

    Though the impact of Saudi Arabia within the American oil market has been diminished over time, their ability to maintain a very clear presence once again came into focus on May 1. That was when Saudi Aramco, the Kingdom’s state-run oil company, finalized an agreement to take complete control of the largest oil refinery in…