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Union Fenosa Gas reportedly in talks to resume Egypt LNG exports

Posted: September 13, 2018 at 1:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Union Fenosa Gas (UFG) is reportedly in talks to restart the Damietta liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant in Egypt following the $2.01 billion arbitration award last week. To remind, a World Bank arbitration body ordered Egypt to pay the award to UFG because of a lack of gas supply to the Damietta plant, in which the […]

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Damietta LNG plant to restart exports after being idle for six years

Posted: September 8, 2018 at 8:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Quantities of Zohr gas to be exported through Damietta LNG plant in 2019, says source. The Ministry of Petroleum recently agreed with the foreign partners in the Damietta liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant to gradually restart the plant and export quantities of natural gas produced from the Zohr field in the coming year, after a […]

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Egypt ‘taking steps’ over $2 billion payment to Union Fenosa Gas

Posted: September 8, 2018 at 3:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt said on Wednesday it was “taking all necessary steps” over $2 billion the World Bank ordered it to pay to Italian-Spanish Union Fenosa Gas (UFG) because of a lack of gas supply to an Egyptian plant in which the company has a majority stake. A statement from Egypt’s petroleum ministry for the first time […]

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Egypt to pay Union Fenosa $2 billion in Damietta LNG dispute

Posted: September 4, 2018 at 11:47 am   /   Oil & Gas

Spanish LNG operator Naturgy, previously Gas Natural Fenosa, said that Union Fenosa Gas has won an award from the International Center for Settlement of International Disputes in regard to a gas supply dispute in Egypt. Union Fenosa Gas is a 50/50 joint venture between Naturgy and Italy’s Eni. The company, through its 80 percent holding in its subsidiary SEGAS, […]

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Petroleum Economist: Egypt wears the East Med LNG Crown

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 1:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

With production rising fast and other East Med countries looking for markets, Egypt is hoping that its LNG plants will soon come into their own. In the context of the Eastern Mediterranean region, mention of liquefied natural gas triggers only one thought: Egypt. The likes of Cyprus, Greece, Israel and Lebanon may spend time considering […]

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Idku, Damietta gas export plants to run at full capacity by end of 2019?

Posted: May 18, 2018 at 2:48 pm   /   Oil & Gas

“The start of the third production unit at Egypt’s giant Zohr offshore gas field earlier this week, the country’s need for LNG imports is rapidly drawing to a close,” LNG World Shipping writes. It’s a good dive into recent developments in the field. The bottom line: LNG imports are on track to phase out by […]

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Zohr brings turnaround in Egypt’s LNG fortunes

Posted: May 18, 2018 at 2:41 pm   /   Oil & Gas

With the start of the third production unit at Egypt’s giant Zohr offshore gas field earlier this week, the country’s need for LNG imports is rapidly drawing to a close. Production at Zohr, which only began in December 2017, now stands at 1.1Bn ft3 per day (bcfd). Eni, the operator of the Zohr field, along […]

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Egypt, Cyprus to link Aphrodite gas field with Idku, Damietta LNG plants

Posted: March 25, 2018 at 7:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian and Cypriot officials have succeeded in setting the terms of the gas pipelines construction deal, while the European Union (EU) is expected to confirm its preliminary approval within a few weeks. Cyprus’ Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis said: “Turkey’s provocations” will not abstain Cyprus from maintaining its gas exploration, according to Associated Press (AP). Talks […]

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El Molla: Egypt to capitalize on world demand for oil & gas storage, trading

Posted: December 20, 2017 at 1:39 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt aims to be a regional hub for oil and gas trading, Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said at an energy conference on Monday. Egypt is working on infrastructure investments that will transform it into a regional hub for oil and gas trading, capitalizing on the needs of various companies to store their petroleum products, […]

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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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