Lufthansa continually adds new destinations for the Oil & Energy Industry. Here you can find an overview about these great destinations.
America: Argentina, Brazil, Venezuela, Canada, Mexico, the USA.
Africa: Algeria, Angola, Ghana, Gabon, Egypt, Libya, Nigeria, Sudan, Tunisia, Republic of South Africa, Equatorial Guinea.
Asia: Azerbaijan, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, China, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Turkmenistan, Korea.
Europe: Great Britain, Norway, Russia.
The Near East: Bahrain, Jordan, Iran, Yemen, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Saudi Arabia.
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Libreville, Gabon *NEW*
Gabon is one of the richest African countries in raw materials, with big offshore oil reserves. The economy is characterized strongly by the oil industry, and with the Total, Shell and Addax companies has a European focal point. Important trading partners are the USA, China, France and Belgium. Around 580,000 of Gabon's population of 1.5 million live in Libreville in the Northwest of the country.
Angola's economy has undergone a period of rapid transformation in recent years, moving from the disarray caused by a quarter century of war to being the fastest growing economy in Africa and one of the fastest in the world. Growth is almost entirely driven by rising oil production which surpassed 1.4 million barrels per day in late-2005. The economy grew 18% in 2005; growth is expected to reach 26% in 2006 and stay above 10% for the rest of the decade.
Petroleum production and refining account for about 60% of Bahrain's export receipts, 60% of government revenues, and 30% of GDP. With its highly developed communication and transport facilities, Bahrain is home to numerous multinational firms with business in the Gulf. A large share of exports consists of petroleum products made from refining imported crude. Construction proceeds on several major industrial projects.
The largest city in Alberta, and Canada's fifth largest metropolitan area, Calgary has grown with its oil and gas industry, and is the fastest growing region in Canada. 87% of Canada's oil and natural gas producers have headquarters in Calgary.
Malabo, Equatorial Guinea
Malabo is the capital of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea and located on the northern coast of Bioko Island.
Equatorial Guinea is currently one of the largest producers of oil in Africa. Its oil production has increased more than tenfold since 1995 and reached 360,000 barrels/day in 2004. Oil exports currently represent over 90 percent of total export earnings.
The development of Qatar's oil and natural gas revenues enable its citizens to enjoy one of the highest per capita income in the world. Oil accounts for more than 30% of GDP, roughly 80% of export earnings, and 58% of government revenues. Current economic performance is good with an annual growth of 8.5% and inflation of 2.3%.