May 2017

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KSRelief distributes 596,340 iftar meals in Somalia

Thu, 2017-06-01 03:00

RIYADH: The King Salman Center for Relief and Humanitarian Aid (KSRelief) has launched a project to distribute 596,340 iftar meals in Somalia, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. The project aims to alleviate the suffering of the Somali people due to successive droughts, the SPA said.
KSRelief has begun the distribution of iftar meals in all parts of Somalia, starting with Puntland.
It plans to distribute 18,978 meals daily during the holy month of Ramadan in the most needy areas of Somalia, in cooperation with the development office of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in the capital Mogadishu.
KSRelief has also embarked on the distribution of iftar meals in the town of Sittwe in Rakhine State, Myanmar.
It recently signed two projects with Turkey’s Humanitarian Relief Foundation (IHH) to provide iftar meals in Syria and Myanmar to benefit more than 184,000 and 112,000 beneficiaries, respectively, during Ramadan.

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Joint venture to explore Oman’s offshore Block 52

Oman’s Ministry of Oil and Gas has granted Eni SPA and Oman Oil Co. SAOC
(OOC), the Sultanate’s energy investment arm, exploration rights for
Block 52, a 90,000-sq-km area in 10-2,000 m of water offshore Oman.

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Oriental Energy starts up on-purpose propylene production

Ningbo Fortune Petrochemical Co. Ltd. (NFPC) and Zhangjiagang Yangzi River Petrochemical Co. Ltd. (YRPC), both subsidiaries of Oriental Energy Co. Ltd.,
each have commissioned 600,000-tonne/year on-purpose propylene units at
their respective plants i…

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TGS planning its second Permian seismic project of 2017

TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. ASA
is set to launch its West Lindsey 3D multiclient seismic survey
covering a minimum of 190 sq miles predominantly in Reeves County, Tex.,
southwest of the West Kermit 3D project launched earlier this year.

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LNGL abandons Fisherman’s Landing LNG project in Queensland

Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd.
(LNGL), Perth, has decided to abandon the Fisherman’s Landing project
at the Port of Gladstone in Queensland. The proposed development was to
have been a midscale, 3.5 million-tonne/year LNG plant—the fourth in the
Gladstone area.

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Tuesday 6 June: launch of the European Drug Report 2017

European Commission – Upcoming events The news: On 6 June 2017, Commissioner for Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship Dimitris Avramopoulos, together with Laura d’Arrigo, Chair of the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) …