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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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USTDA

Egypt, USTDA sign $690K deal to fund feasibility study of petchem development

Posted: December 12, 2019 at 3:42 pm   /   Oil & Gas

USTDA Advances Petrochemicals Development in Egypt – Feasibility study will identify essential industrial design. The U.S. Trade and Development Agency today awarded a feasibility study grant to the Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (Echem), for what will be Egypt’s first polyoxymethylene (POM) plant.  Echem will select an American firm to conduct the study. “Today’s announcement of […]

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SOPC

Suez Oil Refinery in Egypt lent $50 million for energy efficiency upgrades

Posted: November 26, 2019 at 11:47 am   /   Oil & Gas

A London-based bank is supporting the modernisation of Egypt’s oil industry with a $50 million (£39m) loan to support energy efficiency investments at a refinery. Suez Oil Processing Company (SOPC) will use the grant from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to improve its refinery’s operational efficiency and introduce cleaner fuel. The measures […]

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shell-moc

Shell announces participation in MOC 2019 as Platinum Sponsor

Posted: October 11, 2019 at 3:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Under The Patronage of H.E Eng Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources: Shell Egypt is the 10th Mediterranean offshore Conference and Exhibition (MOC2019) Platinum Sponsor. Shell Egypt announced its participation in the 10th Mediterranean offshore Conference and Exhibition (MOC 2019) as a platinum sponsor. The event will be held from the 15th […]

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ERC

Qalaa announces operation of Hydrocracker unit at ERC Refinery

Posted: September 15, 2019 at 1:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Qalaa Holdings announces the successful operation of the Hydrocracker in its flagship project Egyptian Refining Company “ERC”. All the project units are now operating. Qalaa declares all units at ERC are a go: The Egyptian Refining Company (ERC) has successfully begun hydrocracker operations, Qalaa Holdings said in a bourse filing on Thursday. With that, all […]

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Drexel

Interview: Sherif Gabr, Downstream Business Unit Director, Drexel Egypt

Posted: August 19, 2019 at 9:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

OUR SUCCESS STORY: DREXEL EGYPT has successfully completed commissioning tests and Nitrogen activities for the new constructed ammonia sphere and its piping networks in phosphate complex project located in El Ain El Sokhna (one of Hassan Allam Co. Projects) using a new pumping technology with safe manner and low risk. Appreciate the full support from […]

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Carbon Holdings

Contractors to start work on Carbon Holdings’ Tahrir Petrochemicals Complex

Posted: July 27, 2019 at 8:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Contractors to start work on Egypt’s biggest ever petrochemicals plant. Tahrir Petrochemicals Complex – work expected to start on $10.9 billion project. The main contractors are expected to start work on Egypt’s biggest ever petrochemicals project this year, according to James Bishop, managing director of finance at the project’s developer Carbon Holdings. Tahrir Petrochemical Complex […]

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