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Exxon

Egypt, ExxonMobil sign two offshore Mediterranean exploration agreements

Posted: January 29, 2020 at 1:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt has signed two deals with Exxon Mobil Corp for oil and gas exploration in the Mediterranean, the petroleum ministry said on Tuesday.  The deals involve a minimum investment of $332 million, the ministry said in a statement. Exxon Mobil announced the acquisition of more than 1.7 million acres last month.  The first agreement is […]

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siemens

HSBC frontrunner to advise Sovereign Fund on Siemens plant stake sale

Posted: January 27, 2020 at 5:03 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Sovereign fund to tap HSBC as advisor on combined-cycle plant stake sale? HSBC is reportedly the frontrunner to advise the Sovereign Fund of Egypt on the sale of a 70% stake in the first of three Siemens / Elsewedy Electric / Orascom Construction combined-cycle power plants, Hapi Journal reports. Previous domestic press reports had indicated […]

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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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Cheiron

MEES: Egypt’s independent Cheiron is frontrunner for Dana Gas’ assets

Posted: January 21, 2020 at 3:24 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Cheiron Tipped For Dana Assets: MEES learns that Egyptian independent Cheiron is the frontrunner for UAE-based Dana Gas’ Egypt acreage, which was officially put on sale for $500 million in July last year. Dana’s decision to sell-up was precipitated following the flop of its Merak prospect, located in the country’s Mediterranean offshore, north of […]

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EGPC Signing

Egypt signs 9 Oil & Gas E&P agreements in Mediterranean, Western Desert

Posted: January 21, 2020 at 2:14 pm   /   Oil & Gas

EGPC signs USD 450 million in Oil and Gas E&P agreements: The state-owned Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) yesterday signed nine oil and gas exploration and production agreements that will see companies invest at least USD 452 million to drill 38 wells in concessions in the Mediterranean and Western Desert, the cabinet said in a […]

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Mubadala-backed Alcazar Energy considers sale of Egypt, Jordan assets

Posted: January 20, 2020 at 4:02 pm   /   Renewables

Potential sale is precursor to firm raising another fund.  Governments seek to increase renewable-energy sources.  Alcazar Energy Ltd., backed by Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Investment, is preparing the sale of some of their solar and wind assets in Egypt and Jordan, people with knowledge of the matter said. The renewable-energy developer is in talks with banks […]

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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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Dragon Oil GUPCO

Dragon Oil completes acquisition of BP’s Gulf of Suez assets (GUPCO)

Posted: January 14, 2020 at 3:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) subsidiary Dragon Oil has wrapped up its acquisition of BP’s Gulf of Suez assets for USD 500 million, the Oil Ministry said in a statement. A conflicting report by Al Arabiya puts the transaction value at USD 850 million, although the source of the figure remains unclear. BP and Dragon […]

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Red Sea Bid Round Result

Egypt announces Red Sea Offshore Bid Round result, awards 3 blocks

Posted: December 29, 2019 at 7:55 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek al-Molla announced on Sunday the results of the first international bid round for oil and gas exploration in the Red Sea, put up for bidding by the South Valley Egyptian Holding Company for Petroleum (Ganope) last March. The American Chevron Corporation won block one, while the Dutch […]

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MOP Signing

Egypt signs four Oil & Gas E&P Agreements worth $155 million

Posted: December 26, 2019 at 12:14 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian General Petroleum Company (EGPC) and Ganope have signed four oil and gas exploration and production agreements that will see companies invest at least USD 155 mn to develop concessions in the Gulf of Suez, Nile Valley, and the westert desert, according to an Oil Ministry statement. The agreements also include USD 10.5 mn-worth […]

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