In less than a decade, Marco Dunand and Daniel Jaeggi have turned a 10-person company supplying oil to a pair of Polish refineries into the world’s fourth-largest commodity trader with revenue topping $100 billion last year.
Indonesia should keep more resources such as natural gas at home to bolster its domestic industries, according to Aburizal Bakrie, who rates himself the favorite to win a presidential election to be held in July.
Algeria plans to increase natural gas shipments to Asia where the fuel costs more than in Europe, the Sahara nation’s traditional market, state-oil company Sonatrach Chief Executive Officer Abdelhamid Zerguine said.
Botas Boru Hatlari Ile Petrol Tasima AS, Turkey’s state pipeline company, is in talks to buy Total SA’s share of Azerbaijan’s Shah Deniz natural-gas project, two people with knowledge of the negotiations said.
Supervisor Atta Mohammad watches the cranes swivel and workers at the Naibabad freight terminal rush to unload wheat and construction material from Uzbekistan that’s just arrived on Afghanistan’s only railroad.
The light bulb in Komal’s room flickers and dies, preventing the 17 year-old from studying for high-school exams as she strives for an education that can help her escape the squalor of a slum in New Delhi.