Posts tagged: Oman

Earth Day in the Middle East and Africa

Earth Day 2014 is shaping up to be a huge success, particularly in Africa and the Middle East. Several countries in the region will have Earth Day events this year, including Tunisia, Ghana, Oman, and Iraq, just to name a few. In Tunisia, the Maya Organization, an NGO hosted by the Higher Institute of Applied […]

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Oman Invests in Solar Energy — to Extract Oil

Heavy oil 2,000 feet below the surface needs heat to help it flow, something that solar power can easily provide. Aging oilfields in the Sultanate of Oman and other places in the Middle East still have a lot of oil beneath the sands, but extracting the deeper, heavier oil can be an expensive and difficult […]

Solar-Powered Oil Recovery

Solar Meets Big Oil Increasingly—and perhaps in an attempt to gain favor with vociferously critical environmental groups—Big Oil is seeking out ways to incorporate green technology into their unending quest for black gold. Last week was no exception. OilPrice.com reports that Royal Dutch Shell Co. (LON: RDSA) and Rockport Capital, along with some other companies, […]