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Egypt’s NREA reviews Vestas’ bid for 250 MW Ras Ghareb wind plant

Posted: December 11, 2019 at 12:42 pm   /   Renewables

The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) is reviewing the offer Denmark’s Vestas submitted in the tender to build a 250 MW wind energy plant in Ras Ghareb, and will make a decision within weeks, sources told the local press. Vestas is currently the only company bidding for the contract, after other bidders had either […]

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IPTC

IPTC Receives Patronage of HRH Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Bin Abdulaziz

Posted: December 11, 2019 at 12:39 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The 12th edition of the flagship International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) will be held 13–15 January 2020 at the Dhahran EXPO in Dhahran, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, with Saudi Aramco serving as the […]

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United

United Oil & Gas raises $6.3 million to fund Rockhopper Egypt acquisition

Posted: December 10, 2019 at 1:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

United Oil conditionally raises USD 6.3 million to partially fund Rockhopper Egypt acquisition: Irish energy company United Oil & Gas has conditionally raised USD 6.3 million to partially finance its planned USD 16 million acquisition of Rockhopper Egypt’s business, United Oil said in an LSE disclosure. The company raised the amount through a share issuance, […]

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SDX

SDX Energy achieves stabilised plateau production at South Disouq

Posted: December 10, 2019 at 1:25 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy, the MENA-focused oil and gas company, has achieved its targeted stabilised plateau production rate of 50 MMscfe/d from its operated South Disouq concession (SDX: 55% working interest) in Egypt approx. three months earlier than initially expected. Gas has been flowing through the South Disouq Central Processing Facility (‘CPF’) since 7 November 2019 with […]

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Baker Hughes awards ADES deep drilling contracts in Kuwait

Posted: December 10, 2019 at 1:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Baker Hughes Co. has awarded ADES International Holding PLC a pair of deep drilling contracts under a lump sum turnkey project (LSTK) project in Kuwait, ADES reported Monday. “We are extremely pleased to secure our first onshore deep drilling LSTK contract with Baker Hughes,” Mohamed Farouk, CEO of ADES commented. The contracts apply to ADES […]

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Ras Ghareb

Engie, Orascom inaugurate Egypt’s largest wind farm at Ras Ghareb

Posted: December 8, 2019 at 2:06 pm   /   Renewables

ENGIE and its consortium partners inaugurated today the 262.5 MW Ras Ghareb wind park, Egypt’s first private and largest wind farm. Ras Ghareb project started commercial operation in October 2019, 6 weeks ahead of schedule. It is the first wind farm tendered on a Build-Own-Operate (BOO) scheme in the country and is part of the […]

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MedTSO

Med-TSO’s Technical Committees for Planning and Exchange met in Rome

Posted: December 6, 2019 at 6:45 pm   /   Electricity & Power

On November 27th and 28th, the Technical Committees of Planning and International Electricity Exchange met in Rome to implement Med-TSO’s ongoing Mediterranean Project 2, with the objective to promote the progressive integration and interconnection of Power Systems and the enhancement of cross-border electricity exchanges for the TSOs across the 19 Mediterranean countries that are members […]

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Red Sea

Red Sea Bid Round results to be announced this month – El Molla

Posted: December 5, 2019 at 2:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Oil Ministry will announce the winners of the Red Sea exploration and production bid round this month, Minister Tarek El Molla told Youm7. The tender comprises 10 oil and gas exploration blocks, and was launched by the South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) back in March. (Source: Enterprise.press)

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ITFC

Egypt signs $1.1 bn funding agreement with Islamic Trade Finance Corporation

Posted: December 5, 2019 at 2:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt to get USD 1.1 bn ITFC loan for commodity imports: Egypt has signed a USD 1.1 bn funding agreement with the Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) to help it import petroleum products and food in 2020, according to a cabinet statement. The funds are part of a USD 3 bn agreement between Egypt and […]

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global-warming

Energean Oil and Gas makes pledge to net zero emissions by 2050

Posted: December 3, 2019 at 3:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Energean first London listed E&P company to commit to the UN’s Global Compact campaign – “Business Ambition for 1.5°C: Our Only Future”; pledges to net zero emissions by 2050. Energean Oil and Gas plc, the oil and gas producer focused on the Mediterranean, is pleased to announce that it is supporting and is committed to […]

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