Posts Tagged ‘the Gulf’

Group Bans Catches Of Some Sharks, Leaves Tuna Limits Little Changed

Paris, France (NewsBahn) – Delegates from 48 countries ended a week-long conservation conference here Saturday with an agreement on new protections for several species of endangered sharks, but failed to tighten limits on harvesting bluefin tuna. Members of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas voted to ban the fishing and sale of […]

Qatar keen to bid for Christie’s auction house

Qatar is eyeing Christie’s, the auction house, as part of its plans to establish itself as a leading cultural destination in the Gulf View full post on UK Business Stories

Chevron Announces Plans To Drill Deepwater Wells In Gulf Of Mexico

Oil company Chevron announced plans to drill new oil and gas wells in the Gulf of Mexico on Friday, which was only a few days after the government lifted the ban on drilling it imposed in the wake of the disastrous BP Deepwater Horizon oil well leak. View full post on Business Stories

Growing Gulf Dependent On Imported Food

The Media Line Staff Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates The Media Line – Many Gulf countries are investing heavily in foreign farmlands that are more fertile, chiefly in Africa but also India and Pakistan, in a bid to secure a steady food supply. Looking out over the glass and concrete skyscrapers that dominate the skylines […]

Gulf of Mexico drilling to resume

The six-month moratorium on deep water drilling in the Gulf of Mexico is to be lifted, the US government confirms. View full post on Business Stories

Could Northern Iraq become a Popular Tourist Destination for Westerners?

The Media Line Staff Arbil, Iraq (TML) – Ever since Kurds established their own semi-autonomous region in Northern Iraq following the US-led invasion in 2003, the Kurdish leader has been promoting the region as a tourist hot spot, and according recent data it seems to be succeeding. The main city in the region is Erbil. […]