Sharjah Establishes Petroleum Council
The Ruler of Sharjah, Shaikh Sultan bin Muhammad al-Qasimi,has issued an Amiri decree establishing the Sharjah Petroleum Council, whichwill have the responsibility of managing all affairs relating to the oilindustry in the emirate. The decree, No. 15 of 1999, abolishes the SharjahDepartment of Petroleum and Minerals, which was set up by Amiri decree No. 1 of1972, and authorizes the Council to take over all its activities....