Trinidad and Tobago has moved to strengthen its energy industry amid a recent increase in gas production, with officials outlining plans to restructure the national oil company and reform existing energy agreements to improve efficiency and financial sustainability.
Articles & Analysis | Multiple approaches to increase Jordan's water supply and meet growing demand from The Report: Jordan 2018
In June 2015 the Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MoWI) launched the National Water Strategy (NWS) 2016-25, which aims to reduce costs and boost annual water supply by 550m cu metres through exploration, drilling and infrastructure investment. The Red Sea Dead Sea Conveyance (RSDS) project is one of the main projects under the plan; however,...
Interviews & Viewpoints | Saleh Kharabsheh, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources: Interview from The Report: Jordan 2018
How will the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Programme serve to further develop and grow Jordan’s green economy?
Articles & Analysis | Solar energy continues to offer development opportunities in Jordan from The Report: Jordan 2018
Solar power is set to play an important role in helping achieve Jordan’s goal of having renewables meet 10% of its energy needs by 2020. Regional volatility and a lack of hydrocarbon reserves spurred the government to develop one of the most comprehensive policy frameworks for renewable energy projects in the Middle East.
Articles & Analysis | Jordan's energy sector turns focus to private development and renewable resources from The Report: Jordan 2018
Dependent on imports and grappling with regional instability and major supply disruptions, Jordan’s energy sector has faced several challenging years. Rapid population growth, which includes the kingdom absorbing an estimated 1.3m Syrian refugees since 2011, has exacerbated existing water scarcity, especially in the northern region of Jordan...
Projects to expand refining capacity coupled with rising demand for downstream hydrocarbons products are attracting increased investment in Malaysia’s petrochemicals industry, while recovering oil prices are driving increased upstream expenditure.