Saudi Arabia’s quota policy for hiring local people has negatively impacted businesses, study finds

Aerial view of Saudi Arabia | Simon Dawson | Bloomberg Text size: A- A + NOTNationalization policies, and in particular Nitaqat, aim to increase Saudi employment in the private sector, which Saudi citizens have always avoided seeking or seeking better paying jobs with better working conditions in the public sector. …

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SoCalGas statement on SB 297 becoming California law

Posted: October 12, 2021 at 1:39 PM CDT|Update: 6 hours ago LOS ANGELES, 12 October 2021 / PRNewswire / – Friday, govt. Gavin Newsom signed SB 297 (Durazo) in law. This bill will enact the Wade Kilpatrick Gas Safety and Workforce Adequacy Act of 2021, prescribing increased civil penalties for …

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$ 100 of oil doesn’t seem likely

Saudi Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman al-Saud (Photo by KARIM SAHIB / AFP via Getty … [+] Images) AFP via Getty Images A woman was recently sentenced to four days in jail for approaching a bear to take a selfie: I guess she wasn’t at NYMEX, where bears seem …

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Worley wins refinery modernization project with Saudi Aramco

Engineering services giant Worley (ASX: WOR) has been awarded a refinery modernization contract with Saudi Aramco. The project will convert low-value refinery “tailings” into higher-value products, including gasoline, jet fuel and ultra-low sulfur diesel. Worley will provide initial engineering design (pre-FEED), FEED and project management services for the entire project …

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Indigenous activists march through Washington to demand action on climate crisis – live | US News

Biden issued the first-ever presidential proclamation of Indigenous Peoples Day on Friday, giving the biggest boost to date in efforts to refocus the federal holiday celebrating Christopher Columbus towards an appreciation of Indigenous peoples. The day will be celebrated on October 11, as well as Columbus Day, which is established …

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Moldova asks consumers to reduce gas consumption due to supply shortage

LONDON (ICIS) – The incumbent gas operator in Moldova has asked large industrial consumers to reduce their consumption, because the gas that Russian Gazprom has contractually committed to deliver will only meet 67% of the required demand for October. Moldovagaz has called on dual-fuel consumers to switch to oil as …

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Russia’s economy under President Putin on the charts

Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a meeting with US President Joe Biden at Villa La Grange in Geneva, Switzerland, June 16, 2021. SPOUTNIK | via REUTERS Love him or hate him, there is no doubt that Russian President Vladimir Putin has helped keep Russia firmly on the global geopolitical stage …

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EPL news 2021, buyout of Newcastle United, Saudi Arabia, what wealth, new owners, transfers, latest news

Guess that’s how politicians feel? You are told what you should be thinking, how you should be thinking, when you should think it, and whatever choice you make, for many you are 100% wrong. Newcastle United is my football club. It’s my father, his father and his father. One step …

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Like it or not, with Nord Stream 2, Putin has his foot on the gas Europe so badly needs | Energy industry

ANear years of debate in Germany and beyond, Russian state-backed energy giant Gazprom confirmed last month that it had completed construction of Nord Stream 2, a 760-mile pipeline with the potential to send 55 billion cubic meters of gas under the Baltic Sea to Germany. every year. Russia is already …

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