2014-01-14 12:58:08 - LONDON (Jan 14, 2014) – Energy Intelligence, the global news, analysis and research publisher, has opened a new international branch office in the Lebanese capital, Beirut, to support growing customer data needs and improve coverage of the Middle East and North Africa.
The Beirut office is the second in the Middle East after Dubai, and takes to nine the number of locations in which the company has editorial and research & advisory staff located globally. Energy Intelligence is headquartered in London and also has offices in New York, Washington DC, Houston, Singapore, Brussels and Moscow.
“The opening of Energy Intelligence (Beirut) marks an important step for the company and underscores our commitment to continuously enhance the news and market intelligence services provided to our clients,” said Andy Soloman, VP Global Content. “Our energy data products, in particular, will benefit from being regularly updated and expanded, while our regional and global Research & Advisory services will be supported by our growing team of
talented analysts in Beirut.”
Lara Sidawi Moore, Chief Strategy Officer, said: “Despite security issues, Beirut was chosen for our newest office in recognition of the strong pool of well-educated, dedicated and skilled people available and that it fits with the company desire to support economic development in Lebanon.”
“Additionally, we believe Beirut will in future become a focal point in the Eastern Mediterranean energy play,” she added.
The office is managed by Rana Samaha, Director Research & Advisory, who will lead initiatives to better enable Energy Intelligence to serve rapidly growing regional data, analysis and editorial needs. The Beirut team will be tasked with developing new and existing products through data collection and analysis. These products currently include:
• Energy Connect: Middle East. A new online tool that uses geospatial mapping to offer comprehensive data and news on energy-related companies across the Middle East.
• World Crude Oil Data. This product enables analysis of the complex differentiated global crude oil market. The online interactive tool provides nearly 200 crude assays as well as detailed crude stream and country profiles. It enables precise search and filtering to quickly locate crude streams meeting specific quality criteria.
• LNG Trade Dynamics. The authoritative resource for the global LNG landscape. This interactive tool combines infrastructure and trade data to provide a rich understanding of global LNG trade dynamics, anchored by a comprehensive database. It enables clients to monitor, compare and filter global LNG trade and infrastructure developments
• Energy Intelligence Top 100: Global NOC & IOC Rankings. This interactive data analytics tool allows users to manipulate and analyze unique operational and financial data for major oil companies globally – both IOCs and, uniquely, the non-reporting NOCs. Over 70 metrics are continually updated and available via an interactive website.
Notes to Editors
Energy Intelligence (Beirut)
1st Floor, Building Freij,
President Elias Sarkis Street
Tel: +961 1 614 282/3
Fax: +961 1 614284
About Energy Intelligence
Energy Intelligence is the leading independent provider of essential energy news, analysis, data and research. Our 15 award-winning information services set the industry standard for excellence, and our proprietary data are indispensable for energy professionals, traders and analysts. Research & Advisory, an independent arm of Energy Intelligence, provides retainer services, manages projects for an international client base and compiles incisive reports and data analytics. Energy Intelligence also hosts several events, including the prestigious Oil & Money conference and Global Energy Intelligence Day.
Providing extensive coverage and expert insight into every major energy story for over 60 years, Energy Intelligence is the guide to understanding today’s biggest stories and taking advantage of tomorrow’s opportunities. Employing a celebrated team of journalists, analysts and researchers based in key cities around the world, Energy Intelligence is committed to providing the highest-quality content for its clients.
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