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Zohr gas field offshore Egypt building to peak capacity – Rosneft

Posted: February 5, 2019 at 1:30 am   /   Oil & Gas

Gas produced from the deepwater Zohr field in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea totaled 12.2 bcm last year, according to partner Rosneft. During the second half of the year, output increased almost fourfold compared with H1, when production amounted to 3.1 bcm. Over the course of 2018, the treatment capacity was increased in […]

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shelf drilling

Petrobel awards Shelf Drilling’s jack-up contract for operations in Egypt

Posted: January 29, 2019 at 9:35 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has received a contract award for one of its jack-up rigs with Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel) for operations in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt. Shelf Drilling said on Monday that the Trident 16 jack-up drilling rig had been awarded a one-year contract. The contract includes mutually agreeable options, and […]

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Edison

Neptune, DEA submit bids for Edison oil and gas assets – sources

Posted: January 27, 2019 at 12:16 am   /   Oil & Gas

Pair of companies looking to take over oil and gas assets from Italian player. Private equity-backed Neptune Energy and Germany’s DEA have submitted bids for the oil and gas assets in Egypt, Italy and elsewhere which EDF’s Italian unit Edison is selling, industry sources said on Friday. The offers are non-binding at this stage, one […]

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Agility

Agility to manage Logistics for Carbon Holdings

Posted: January 27, 2019 at 12:07 am   /   Oil & Gas

Work will support Middle East’s largest petrochemicals complex. Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has signed a memorandum of understanding to manage logistics at Carbon Holdings’ industrial facilities in Egypt, including construction of the new Tahrir Petrochemicals Complex (TPC). Agility will work with Carbon Holdings, a midstream and downstream petrochemical and process industrial plant company, […]

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Alcazar Energy

Alcazar AEES1 Solar PV project first of thirty to commence operation in Benban Solar Park Egypt

Posted: January 26, 2019 at 11:55 pm   /   Renewables

World’s Largest Solar Park’s First Round 2 PV Project Achieves Completion. Alcazar Energy’s 64 MW Solar PV plant (AEES1) is the first of thirty projects in the Benban Solar Park to complete construction and enter commercial operation. Benban will be the largest solar power installation in the world with up to 1.5 GW capacity located […]

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south_ramadan

Pico hits oil pay in South Ramadan concession offshore Egypt

Posted: January 14, 2019 at 1:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Pico Oil has encountered oil pay at its well located in the South Ramadan concession offshore Egypt. The South Ramadan Concession is located offshore in the Gulf of Suez. SDX Energy is a 12.75% equity owner in the concession with Pico holding 37.5% and operatorship and GPC holding the remaining 50%. SDX Energy said on […]

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Fenosa

Egypt in talks with Union Fenosa Gas over Damietta LNG arbitration claim

Posted: January 13, 2019 at 2:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt is in talks with Spanish-Italian JV Union Fenosa Gas (UGS) in a bid to have the European outfit drop its arbitration claim over gas supply interruptions at the Damietta liquefaction plant, an industry source tells the domestic press. The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes ordered in September that Egypt pay […]

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jan-de-nul

Jan de Nul completes umbilical installation project offshore Egypt

Posted: January 9, 2019 at 4:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Jan De Nul Group has completed the installation and burial of the two main subsea umbilicals for the exploitation of new gas fields in the West Nile Delta concessions, located in the North Alexandria region. Specifically for this project, Jan De Nul Group reconfigured its multi-purpose vessel Willem de Vlamingh for umbilical installation. The two […]

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Idku

Egypt exporting 520 mmcf/d of natural gas from Idku LNG plant – official

Posted: January 6, 2019 at 3:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt is currently exporting 520 million cubic feet of liquified natural gas (LNG) per day from its Idku export plant, a petroleum ministry official said on Wednesday. The country had been exporting 300 million cubic feet of LNG, the official said. The gas is exported by Malaysia’s Petronas, Royal Dutch Shell, and Egypt’s two main […]

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Gas Market

Egypt drafts strategy to become East Mediterranean energy hub

Posted: January 3, 2019 at 2:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Gov’t puts pen to paper on strategy for Egypt’s EastMed energy hub ambitions: A government committee has drafted a strategy to advance Egypt’s plan to become the premier energy hub in the Eastern Mediterranean region, according to a Cabinet statement. The strategy involves studying and benchmarking similar projects elsewhere, conducting a cost–benefit analysis, and devising […]

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