Newsletter subscribe
Tag: Egypt
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 […]

No Comments read more
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 […]

No Comments read more
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 […]

No Comments read more
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 […]

No Comments read more
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 […]

No Comments read more
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 […]

No Comments read more
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 […]

1 Comment read more
Zohr

Production from Zohr natural gas field expected to reach 3 bcf/d this year

Posted: January 3, 2019 at 2:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Output from the Zohr natural gas field is expected to reach 3 bcf/d this year, Oil Ministry spokesman Hamdy Abdel Aziz told Al Hayah Al Youm’s Lobna Assal. The development of Zohr and several other fields, including the Nooros and Atoll, helped Egypt achieve natural gas self-sufficiency and halt LNG imports last year, Abdel Aziz […]

No Comments read more
egypt-solar-farm

JinkoSolar, Schneider donate 55kW off-grid solar project to Sinai town

Posted: January 3, 2019 at 1:43 pm   /   Renewables

JinkoSolar and Schneider Electric have completed a 55kW off-grid solar power project in Sinai to provide 35 families with electricity, according to a company statement. Before the project, the families of Abu Ghuraqd village used diesel generators, which gave them access to power only 8 hours per day and caused both noise and air pollution. […]

No Comments read more
World-Bank-RISE

Egypt’s renewable energy framework one of fastest-improving globally

Posted: January 3, 2019 at 1:27 pm   /   Renewables

Egypt among fastest-improving countries in developing renewable energy regulatory framework, says the World Bank. Egypt is one of the three fastest-improving countries in terms of regulatory frameworks for renewable energy between 2010 and 2017, according to the World Bank’s Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy (RISE) 2018 report. Egypt’s total RISE score — which assesses regulation […]

No Comments read more