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Kish Island

, and a jacuzzi. Kish Equestrian Club hosts national races and is capable of holding international competitions. Kish has 3 international standard volleyball courts, Kish held the 2006 Asian Beach Volleyball Championship. Kish Island has 1 professional football team, Kish Air FC plays in the Hormozgan Provincial League. Major Kish Island projects International Oil Bourse The International Oil Bourse is a commodity exchange which opened on February 17, 2008 Kish Hidden Pearl In 1999, a project to build an underground complex was begun by 300 artists and excavation workers. After deep excavations rigid coral ceilings were discovered, and this was included in the final design. Once completed, the city will include restaurants, tourist resorts and underground therapeutic mud pools. thumb right Kish Dolphinarium. (File:Dolphinarium.JPG) Kish Dolphin Park The Dolphin Park is a Wikipedia:Kish Island Commons:Category:Kish Island


Brega

title Factbox: Libyan oil production, exports, customers publisher Reuters date 22 February 2011 accessdate 2011-07-17 The oil refinery belongs to and is run by Sirte Oil Company, a subsidiary of the state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC). Sirte Oil Company is based in Brega. During the 1960s and 1970s it was run in partnership with the international oil company Esso. By the early 80’s, Esso had left, passing full control over to the Sirte Oil Company. During


Abadan, Iran

nationalized all oil properties and refining ground to a stop on the island. Rioting broke out in Abadan, after the government had decided to nationalize the oil facilities, and 3 British workers were killed. ) is a multi-purpose stadium in Abadan (Abadan, Iran), Iran. It is currently used mostly for football (football (soccer)) matches and is the home stadium of Sanat Naft F.C.. The stadium holds 25,000 people.


Jinja, Uganda

a significant part of Jinja's economy. Once the main road was repaired, these trucks started to by-pass Jinja. The International oil refining company called '''Bidco''', maintains an oil refinery factory in the city. The palm oil fruits come from Bidco's plantation on Bugala Island in the Ssese Islands Archipelago (Ssese Islands), Kalangala District, in Lake Victoria. The factory in the islands crushes the fruit and the crude palm oil is transported


Pekanbaru

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Bossier City, Louisiana

to the rural oil fields made it a major player in the oil patch. Several international oil companies are located here. The advantages brought by black gold (Petroleum) fueled many civic, social and economic improvements. A fire on June 23, 1925, consumed one-half of downtown Bossier City. Local citizens were unable to battle the blaze. The loss spurred civic improvements including a modern water system capable of fighting such fires, a new City Hall, a modern fire alarm system, modern sidewalks and the first city park. In the 1930s, construction began on Barksdale Air Force Base. The first unit assigned to Barksdale was the 20th Pursuit Group. Before World War II, Barksdale was a training school for the Army Air Corps. During the war, Barksdale trained pilots, navigators, and bombardiers. Later the base became one of the key bases of the Strategic Air Command in the new Air Force. Barksdale is the headquarters for the 8th Air Force. The land that base is built was purchased by local residents who donated the land to the U.S. Army. In the 1890s, Cane City had a population of about 600. Bossier City now has a 2012 estimated population of over 64,000. First a cotton-exporting river landing, next a railroad town, then an airbase and oil-boom town, Bossier City is now known for its tourism and recreational gaming. City of Bossier City Centennial City of Bossier City Three casinos in the city have financed a number of municipal projects, many completed during the administration of the late Mayor George Dement. Recent improvements include the CenturyLink Center, Louisiana Boardwalk, Benton Road Overpass, and the Arthur Ray Teague Parkway, located along the eastern side of the Red River. Dement also procured Amtrak service between Bossier City and Dallas, Texas. mi.


Fushun

Dahuofang Reservoir, the largest man-made lake in northeast China. There are a number of historic and cultural sites within the area. Fushun's success in applying for two UNESCO World Heritage sites is expected to attract more tourists. They include a site known as Xingjing City, the origin of the Qing Dynasty, which is within today's Fushun. It was the first capital of the Late Jin dynasty, dating to 1616. The second site contains the Yongling tombs, where several members of the royal household are buried. In more recent times


Shaunavon, Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Premier Roy Romanow and in 1995 he became Deputy Premier and was appointed Minister of the Crown Investments Corporation in 1997. He was appointed the Minister of Agriculture and Food in 1999 but resigned in 2000. He moved to Calgary as vice-president of government relations for Nexen, an international oil and gas company. He returned to politics and won the NDP provincial leadership in 2009


São Tomé and Príncipe

province . After a lengthy series of negotiations, in April 2003 the joint development zone (JDZ) was opened for bids by international oil firms. The JDZ was divided into nine blocks; the winning bids for block one, ChevronTexaco, ExxonMobil, and the Norwegian firm, Equity Energy, were announced in April 2004, with São Tomé to take in 40% of the $123 million bid, and Nigeria the other 60%. Bids on other blocks were still under consideration in October 2004. São Tomé has received more than $2 million from the bank to develop its petroleum sector.


Qatar

set up a new monetary unit to replace the Gulf Rupee. The oil economy led to a massive influx of foreign workers, quickly expanding the city by 300% and bringing in international oil interests. The modern emirate of Dubai was created after the UK left the area in 1971. At this time Dubai, together with Abu Dhabi and four other emirates, formed the United Arab Emirates. The following year Ras al Khaimah joined the federation while Qatar and Bahrain chose to remain independent nations. In 1973, the monetary union with Qatar was dissolved and the UAE Dirham introduced throughout the UAE. A free trade zone was built around the Jebel Ali port in 1979, allowing foreign companies unrestricted import of labor and export capital. The Gulf War of 1990 had a negative financial effect on the city, as depositors withdrew their money and traders withdrew their trade, but subsequently the city recovered in a changing political climate and thrived. In 1966, oil was discovered, Dubai and the emirate of Qatar set up a new monetary unit to replace the Gulf Rupee. The oil economy led to a massive influx of foreign workers, quickly expanding the city by 300% and bringing in international oil interests. The modern emirate of Dubai was created after the UK left the area in 1971. At this time Dubai, together with Abu Dhabi and four other emirates, formed the United Arab Emirates. The following year Ras al Khaimah joined the federation while Qatar and Bahrain chose to remain independent nations. In 1973, the monetary union with Qatar was dissolved and the UAE Dirham introduced throughout the UAE. A free trade zone was built around the Jebel Ali port in 1979, allowing foreign companies unrestricted import of labor and export capital. The Gulf War of 1990 had a negative financial effect on the city, as depositors withdrew their money and traders withdrew their trade, but subsequently the city recovered in a changing political climate and thrived. In the early days since its inception, Dubai was constantly at odds with Abu Dhabi. In 1947, a border dispute between Dubai and Abu Dhabi on the northern sector of their mutual border, escalated into war. The UAE: Internal Boundaries And The Boundary With Oman. Archived Editions. Walker, J. Arbitration by the British and the creation of a buffer frontier running south eastwards from the coast at Ras Hasian resulted in a temporary cessation of hostilities. The Middle East and North Africa. Schofield, C. p 175 Electricity, telephone services, and an airport were established in Dubai in the 1950s, when the British moved their local administrative offices there from Sharjah (Sharjah (emirate)). Dubai City. Melamid, Alexander (Alexander Melamid). Jul 1989 -- After years of exploration following large finds in neighbouring Abu Dhabi, oil was eventually discovered in Dubai in 1971, albeit in far smaller quantities, after which the town granted concessions to international oil companies. The discovery of oil led to a massive influx of foreign workers, mainly Indians and Pakistanis. Between 1968 and 1975 the city's population grew by over 300%. Wikipedia:Qatar Dmoz:Regional Middle East Qatar Commons:Category:Qatar


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