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SOPC

Parliament approves $50m EBRD loan for SOPC’s energy efficiency improvement

Posted: June 19, 2020 at 2:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The House of Representatives has ratified an additional $50m financing agreement for the Suez Oil Processing Company’s (SOPC) Energy Efficiency Improvement Program. The agreement was signed between the Ministry of International Cooperation, acting on behalf of the Egyptian government, and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The agreement aims to raise energy efficiency […]

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Midor

Suez Canal Bank completes sale of its $30.6 mn stake in Midor to EGPC

Posted: June 2, 2020 at 8:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Suez Canal Bank has completed the sale of its USD 30.6 mn stake in the Middle East Oil Refinery (Midor) to state-owned Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) after obtaining the necessary approvals from the Financial Regulatory Authority and the EGX, according to Masrawy. The bank had agreed last month to sell its 1.27% stake […]

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saipem

Saipem, Petrojet win contract for Egypt’s first polybutadiene plant

Posted: April 21, 2020 at 2:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Saipem awarded Egypt’s first polybutadiene plant, in consortium with Petrojet, for an overall amount of approximately 150 million USD. Saipem, leading a consortium with Egypt-based Petrojet, has been awarded a contract by Egyptian Ethylene & Derivatives Co. (Ethydco) for the first polybutadiene-producing facility in Egypt, with an expected production capacity of 36,000 MT/Y. Saipem and […]

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Midor

Egyptian refiner Midor issues tender to sell 30,000 tonne gasoil cargo

Posted: April 15, 2020 at 2:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian refiner Midor has issued a tender to sell a cargo of gasoil with 0.1% sulphur content in May, according to a document seen by Reuters on Tuesday. The tender is for one 30,000 tonne cargo for loading at the Dekheila port of Alexandria between May 1 to 3. Bids are to be submitted by […]

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Technip Sign

Egypt awards TechnipFMC contract for Assiut Hydrocracking Complex

Posted: February 22, 2020 at 12:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian refiner advances grassroots hydrocracking complex: Assiut National Oil Processing Co. has let a contract to a consortium of Engineering Co. for Petroleum & Chemical Industries, Petroleum Projects & Technical Consultation Co., and TechnipFMC for construction of its hydrocracking complex in Assiut, Egypt. Assiut National Oil Processing Co. (ANOPC), a subsidiary Egyptian General Petroleum Corp.’s […]

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ECHEM Bechtel

Egypt inks agreement with Bechtel for $6.7 bn petchem, refinery complex

Posted: February 12, 2020 at 11:37 am   /   Oil & Gas

ECHEM inks agreement with Bechtel for USD 6.7 bn petchem, refinery complex: The Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) yesterday signed an agreement with Bechtel to establish a USD 6.7 bn petrochemical plant and refinery in the Suez Canal Economic Zone, according to an official statement. The agreement, signed on the opening day of the Egypt […]

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Gas

Egypt expected to cut gas prices to factories in 1Q2020, analysts say

Posted: February 4, 2020 at 3:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Analysts think the government will cut natgas prices to factories in 1Q2020: Plunging natural gas prices and market oversupply are increasing the likelihood that the Egyptian government will cut gas prices to factories during the first quarter, analysts tell Reuters. The government has already recently lowered prices for certain industries and sources last month claimed […]

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Petrochemicals

President Sisi urges modernization of Egypt’s petrochemical industry

Posted: February 4, 2020 at 3:43 pm   /   Oil & Gas

President Sisi urged maximizing the economic benefits of Egypt’s natural resources to serve the country’s goal to become a regional trading hub for oil and natural gas. President Abdel Fattah El Sisi urged the government to continue upgrading the petroleum sector by improving Egypt’s value-added petrochemical industry to cope with sequential changes in the global […]

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Gastec-Eni

El Molla inaugurates first integrated fuel, charging station in Port Said

Posted: January 27, 2020 at 2:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Petroleum Minister Tarek al Molla and Sports and Youth Minister Ashraf Sobhy inaugurated on Sunday an integrated station to fuel cars with natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas and charge them with electricity in Port Said governorate.  The new station, which is first of its kind in Egypt, is established with a joint Egyptian-Italian investment, […]

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Borouge Egypt

Borouge sets up petrochemicals marketing company in Egypt

Posted: January 14, 2020 at 3:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Borouge, a UAE petrochemicals company, said that it has set up a new marketing company in Cairo, Egypt to support its MENA growth strategy. The company, which provides plastics solutions, is looking to meet customer requirements in the region and said the new marketing company reflects its strong business relationship with customers in this fast-growing […]

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