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EMGC '18: Eni sees rapid development of East Med natural gas with Zohr

Posted: March 23, 2018 at 5:15 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Opening Day 1 of Gulf Publishing Company’s fifth annual Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference (EMGC) on March 21 was Yiorgos Lakkotrypis, Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism for the Republic of Cyprus. The Minister welcomed attendees and shared perspectives on energy development in Cyprus and throughout the region. Lakkotrypis’ talk was followed by a keynote […]

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Bloomberg: Cyprus, Egypt nearing gas agreement

Posted: February 23, 2018 at 3:52 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cyprus to sell Aphrodite gas to Egyptian LNG plants: minister. Noble Energy, Delek on Monday offered gas from Israeli fields. Cyprus is nearing an agreement to sell natural gas to Egypt, marking the second potential supply deal in as many days with the North African country vying to position itself as a regional energy hub […]

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FT: Geopolitics cloud prospects for East Mediterranean gas finds

Posted: January 9, 2018 at 3:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Fields are attractively close to Europe but political risks make development complex. When gas started flowing from the Zohr field last month it was an important step in Egypt’s drive for energy independence and signified that the eastern Mediterranean was finally establishing itself as a force in gas production. Claudio Descalzi, chief executive of Eni, the […]

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Egypt closes in on energy hub goal with new gas deals

Posted: January 2, 2018 at 10:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt is set to inaugurate a new wharf for natural gas and petroleum product tankers on the Gulf of Suez in the coming days, another step in its plan to become a regional energy hub. The new 2.5 km wharf is being built by SUMED, which for decades has operated two pipelines from the Red […]

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Glimmer of hope for Cyprus to export its natural gas to Egypt

Posted: December 5, 2017 at 7:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cyprus’ gas discovery in Block 12 has remained stranded since 2012 with no outcome in sight. The Aphrodite natural gas field off Cyprus is commercially viable and the field could produce 300 billion cubic feet (BCF) a year, which could be transported to Egypt by pipeline, the partners behind the project said. Texas-based Noble Energy, […]

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New Europe: Egypt, Cyprus, Greece, strive to export East Med gas to Europe, but at what price?

Posted: November 26, 2017 at 4:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The meetings endorse a gas export pipeline from Cyprus to Egypt and the EastMed gas pipeline. Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades, Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sisi and Greek Prime minister Alexis Tsipras endorsed a gas export pipeline from Cyprus to Egypt and the EastMed gas pipeline at a bilateral and trilateral meeting in Nicosia last week. During […]

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Egypt, Cyprus to start talks on agreement to construct gas pipeline

Posted: November 21, 2017 at 3:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt and Cyprus have agreed to start discussions in December on an agreement to build a gas pipe from a Cypriot natural gas field to take gas to Egypt, Cypriot state radio reported on Monday. It said the agreement came during talks when Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi made an official visit to Cyprus on […]

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Cyprus working extensively to export its natural gas to Egypt

Posted: November 2, 2017 at 8:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cyprus Hydrocarbon Company (CHC) is working “intensively” towards making gas exports to Egypt possible, General Manager Panos Kelamis told Cyprus Mail. “We want to clinch an agreement, because this would be an agreement for 15-20 years that will offer Cyprus the maximum … We definitely want to go to Egypt, but we have certainly looked […]

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Egypt's Idku front-running option for East Med Gas

Posted: August 26, 2017 at 2:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Source: BMI Research BMI View: In line with our long-held view, the proposition to pipe natural gas from the Leviathan and Aphrodite fields to the Idku LNG plant in Egypt represents the most compelling export scenario for the fields. The Egyptian option is both less politically sensitive and less capital intensive than the alternative scenarios. Royal […]

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Shell considers buying Israeli, Cyprus gas for Egypt Idku LNG plant

Posted: August 21, 2017 at 12:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

• Gas from Leviathan, Aphrodite may be sent to Idku LNG facility. • Some fuel from Aphrodite field could also be sold in Cyprus. Royal Dutch Shell Plc is seeking creative solutions to bring gas from Israel and Cyprus to market, a step that could help turn the Mediterranean region into a major gas-producing hub. […]

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