View of the refinery plant at the receiving station of the oil pipeline Druzhba in Szazhalombatta, some 30 kms south of Budapest. File photo/ AFP
The number of suspects Russia is investigating over a major oil contamination in the Druzhba pipeline earlier this year has risen from 10 to 13, RIA news agency reported on Friday, citing a lawyer for one of the suspects.
Russia’s Transneft pipeline monopoly said earlier this month that four suspects in the case worked for its Transneft-Druzhba subsidiary, while six other people had also earlier been accused of involvement.
Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and Group CEO of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) met with Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, during a visit to Moscow, as Adnoc explores opportunities
Rosneft’s daily oil output fell 2.7% in the second quarter from the previous three months, the Russian oil company said, mainly because of restrictions introduced by pipeline operator Transneft after an oil contamination scandal. The world’s biggest listed oil company by output said its oil production averaged 4.62 million barrels per day (bpd)
Russia’s energy companies have switched currency of their contracts to euros from US dollars in a move to shield its transactions from US sanctions. The country’s largest oil company Rosneft has fully switched the currency
Russia, the world’s No. 2 oil producer, has become an unintended beneficiary of US sanctions after an embargo on Chinese ships drove up tanker freight rates, spurring record premiums for Russian crude that takes just days to arrive in North Asia.
China has urged the US military to “stop flexing muscles” in the disputed South China Sea. A spokesman for the Chinese ministry of defense told reporters in Bangkok
The Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) took part in the Dubai Airshow 2019, one of the world’s largest events in the aerospace industry, bringing together the leading aerospace and defence industries regionally and globally, from Nov.17-21.
Since the Quranic Park opened its doors for visitors, every day thousands of people regardless of their nationality have been visiting the unique park and within seven month, the Dubai Municipality has celebrated the arrival of one million visitors. The new milestone makes it one of the most attractive parks for tourists in the region. The success of the project, which cost more than Dhs200 million, comes as a crown among the several successful tourism projects of Dubai Municipality including Dubai Frame, the largest frame structure in the world, which was also visited by two million people.
Residents and visitors of Ajman Marina have witnessed the great success of the Car Boot Sale, organised by Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD). A large number of vendors and traders who took part in the sale and attracted a sizeable crowd.