http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil UAE finds world’s biggest gas field since 2005 https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/2/3/uae-finds-world-s-biggest-gas-field-since-2005 Dubai and Abu Dhabi made what could be the world’s largest natural gas discovery since 2005 as the two biggest sheikhdoms in the United Arab Emirates aim to push the country to energy self sufficiency. Aramco, Lebanon, Persian Gulf oil: A guide to Middle East risks in 2020 https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/12/26/aramco-lebanon-persian-gulf-oil-a-guide-to-middle-east-risks-in-2020 If 2019 was the year when a clutch of Middle East markets burst into the mainstream, then 2020 will test whether the foreign money keeps flooding in. OPEC political troubles creating new supply risks https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/11/21/opec-political-troubles-creating-new-supply-risks OPEC may have no appetite to cut oil production deeper when it meets next month, but flaring political crises across the group are once again threatening supply. KCA Deutag secures $460m of land drilling contracts in the Middle East, Africa and Europe https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/11/18/kca-deutag-secures-460m-of-land-drilling-contracts-in-the-middle-east-africa-and-europe Global drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag announced that its land drilling operation has won new contracts worth approximately $460m in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Injazat and Lamprell collaborate to digitize the Middle East’s renewables and energy sectors https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/11/12/injazat-and-lamprell-collaborate-to-digitize-the-middle-east-s-renewables-and-energy-sectors Injazat, a market leader in digital transformation and Lamprell, a leading provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the offshore and onshore oil and gas and energy sector, have started collaborating to create and market innovative digital solutions focused on the oil and gas and renewables markets. CGG expands Middle East presence with regional geoscience center in Abu Dhabi https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/11/12/cgg-expands-middle-east-presence-with-regional-geoscience-center-in-abu-dhabi CGG has established a Regional Geoscience Center in Abu Dhabi to deliver geophysical, geological and reservoir technology and support to clients across the Middle East. Qatar seeks Exxon, Shell, other "big players" for gas expansion https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/10/8/qatar-seeks-exxon-shell-other-big-players-for-gas-expansion Qatar has invited Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Total SA, ConocoPhillips and other “big players” to submit bids to help expand its part of the world’s largest natural gas field, Energy Minister Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi said. Saudis have few good options in talks with OPEC+ allies https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/8/8/saudis-have-few-good-options-in-talks-with-opecplus-allies Saudi Arabia is considering means to end the slump in oil prices, but the options available to them are scarce. OPEC+ mission to buoy oil market enters make-or-break phase https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/25/opecplus-mission-to-buoy-oil-market-enters-make-or-break-phase The latest mission by OPEC and its partners to contain an oil glut is entering its most critical phase. Aramco IPO bankers question whether deal is worth the effort https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/7/18/aramco-ipo-bankers-question-whether-deal-is-worth-the-effort When Saudi Arabia announced plans to sell shares in its crown jewel Aramco, international bankers scrambled to get a piece of the action. Three years on, they’re questioning whether what could be the world’s biggest IPO is worth their time and effort.