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Eastern Mediterranean Gas: What Prospects for the New Decade? ISPI Opinion

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 9:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

This Commentary Piece by Simone Tagliapietra was originally published by ISPI (Italian Institute for International Political Studies). The last decade has seen the eastern Mediterranean region become a hotspot of the global natural gas industry, attracting increasing attention from multiple stakeholders also as a result of its high geopolitical stakes. Notwithstanding this momentum, progress has […]

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Med-TSO, MEDREG partner for training on Regulating Electricity Infrastructure Investment

Posted: December 17, 2019 at 12:48 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Regulating Electricity Infrastructure Investment – Med-TSO and MEDREG together for a three-day training in Rome. In light of their common interest in strengthening the harmonization of regulatory frameworks and in speeding up operative integration of Mediterranean electricity markets, MEDREG the Association of Mediterranean Energy Regulators and Med-TSO the Association of the Mediterranean Transmission System Operators, partnered together […]

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Med-TSO’s Technical Committees for Planning and Exchange met in Rome

Posted: December 6, 2019 at 6:45 pm   /   Electricity & Power

On November 27th and 28th, the Technical Committees of Planning and International Electricity Exchange met in Rome to implement Med-TSO’s ongoing Mediterranean Project 2, with the objective to promote the progressive integration and interconnection of Power Systems and the enhancement of cross-border electricity exchanges for the TSOs across the 19 Mediterranean countries that are members […]

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Med-TSO holds 18th General Assembly, Egypt joins discussions

Posted: November 9, 2019 at 12:41 pm   /   Electricity & Power

On 6-7 November 2019, Med-TSO, the Association of Mediterranean Transmission System Operators (TSO) for electricity, held its 18th General Assembly in Istanbul, welcoming 22 representatives from 13 TSOs in 12 countries. For the first time after some time, Egypt, a key player for the near future, joined the discussions.  The event was dedicated to reviewing […]

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Egypt to become East Mediterranean energy trading center – El Molla

Posted: October 30, 2018 at 4:37 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt is working to become a regional center for trading energy in the Eastern Mediterranean region during the upcoming period through the exploitation of its strong infrastructure, Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla said. El Molla announced Egypt’s readiness to cooperate with other countries in the region to receive gas, and then liquefy it and to […]

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Charles Ellinas: Egypt preparing for a gas-rich future

Posted: April 30, 2018 at 3:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt is determined to drive and manage its rapidly expanding energy sector and ensure that the new liberalised industry and systems are run on international standards, Egypt’s Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla has said. Speaking at the International Gas Union (IGU) Workshop in Cairo on April 19, El Molla said his department would put Egypt […]

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Egypt possesses key to future of East Mediterranean energy – El Molla

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 4:38 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek el-Molla said on Tuesday that Egypt and the European Union (EU) signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation and strategic partnership in the domain of energy. In his speech at the inaugural ceremony of a renewable and sustainable energy forum between Egypt and the EU, he added that […]

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Egypt’s regional energy hub goal approaches with EU MoU

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 4:34 pm   /   Electricity & Power, Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Prime Minister Sherif Ismail witnessed on Monday the signature of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strategic partnership on energy between Egypt and the EU. This MoU was signed by Minister of Electricity, Mohamed Shaker; Minister of Petroleum, Tarek al-Molla and EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, who is on […]

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President Sisi: Egypt to become regional energy hub

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 4:26 pm   /   Electricity & Power, Oil & Gas

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi stressed Wednesday that Egypt has adopted a comprehensive and ambitious strategy to develop the electricity system in full, Presidential spokesperson Bassam Radi announced. Developing Egypt’s electricity system qualifies it to become a hub for the transfer of electricity between the countries of the region and EU countries in the framework of […]

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EGAS, Snam sign MoU for natural gas infrastructure

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 4:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. (EGAS) signed on Monday a memorandum of understanding with Italy’s Snam – a leading gas utility in Europe – to cooperate in the field of comprehensive management of natural gas infrastructure. The memo was inked on the fringe of the EU-Egypt Sustainable Energy Business Forum which was launched in […]

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