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BP-MOP

El Molla meets with BP’s Bernard Looney to discuss gas projects

Posted: December 12, 2019 at 3:37 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Minister of Oil and Mineral Wealth Tarek el Molla conferred on Monday with the newly-appointed Chief Executive Officer of British Petroleum Company Bernard Looney and Chief Executive of Operations, Exploration and Research William Lane and Regional President of BP in North Africa and the Middle East Hisham Mekawy and BP Chairman in Egypt Karim Alaa.  […]

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United Oil & Gas raises $6.3 million to fund Rockhopper Egypt acquisition

Posted: December 10, 2019 at 1:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

United Oil conditionally raises USD 6.3 million to partially fund Rockhopper Egypt acquisition: Irish energy company United Oil & Gas has conditionally raised USD 6.3 million to partially finance its planned USD 16 million acquisition of Rockhopper Egypt’s business, United Oil said in an LSE disclosure. The company raised the amount through a share issuance, […]

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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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EDF becomes strategic shareholder in KarmSolar, Egypt’s solar power developer and supplier

Posted: November 25, 2019 at 3:27 pm   /   Renewables

EDF Renewables becomes a strategic shareholder of KarmSolar, a developer and supplier of solar power in Egypt. EDF Renewables, the renewable energy subsidiary of EDF Group and KarmSolar, a developer and supplier of solar power in Egypt, are entering into a strategic partnership in the development of distributed solar in Egypt. As part of this partnership, […]

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Rystad Energy: Supermajors’ global asset sales could reach $27 billion

Posted: November 19, 2019 at 3:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The supermajors are looking to sell assets that could fetch a total of $27.5 billion, according to Rystad Energy’s latest assessment. These companies are actively shedding mature assets on a massive scale in a bid to finance higher-yielding investments elsewhere, with the added benefit of pleasing shareholders who are calling for stricter capital discipline. Ranjan […]

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Shell

Shell appoints Citi for $1 billion sale of Egypt Western Desert assets

Posted: November 17, 2019 at 12:55 am   /   Oil & Gas

Royal Dutch Shell has appointed investment bank Citi to run the sale of its onshore Egyptian oil and gas assets which could fetch around $1 billion, sources close to the process said. The sale process is expected to be officially launched at the end of November, the sources said. Shell said last month it plans […]

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Actis, Engie, Datang are all in running for stake in Egypt’s Siemens plants

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 2:42 pm   /   Electricity & Power

More details on potential investors in Egypt’s Siemens combined-cycle power plants: Actis, France’s Engie, and China Datang Overseas Investment are all competing alongside Blackstone’s Zarou to acquire a stake in the Siemens / Orascom Construction / Elsewedy Electric combined-cycle power plants, according to Bloomberg. Sources in the Electricity Ministry had said earlier this week that […]

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Zarou is reportedly leading the race for a stake in Siemens power plants

Posted: November 13, 2019 at 3:23 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Zarou is the top contender for stake in Siemens power plants: Blackstone Group’s Zarou is reportedly the frontrunner out of six investors looking to acquire a stake in the Siemens / Orascom Construction / Elsewedy combined-cycle power plants, unnamed Electricity Ministry sources tell Al Mal. The energy development company has reportedly submitted the best financial […]

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Eni CEO doesn’t rule out interest in Dana Gas Egypt assets, but not a priority

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 4:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni’s chief executive does not rule out a possible interest for the Egyptian assets of Dana Gas but says any potential bid is unlikely since the Italian major already has a lot of resources in the area. Earlier this year United Arab Emirates’ Dana Gas hired an adviser for the possible sale of its assets […]

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Eni is not interested in acquiring Dana Gas Egypt portfolio of assets

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 12:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni is not looking to acquire the Dana Gas’ portfolio of assets in Egypt, Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi tells Bloomberg TV. Descalzi stressed that Eni is satisfied with its portfolio for the time being and plans to focus on developing current assets before biting off more. Dana Gas had received offers for buying its […]

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