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Shell VP: Egypt to remain low-cost option for East Med LNG exports

Posted: February 17, 2019 at 12:11 am   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Idku and Damietta LNG export plants are likely to remain the low-cost option for East Mediterranean gas producers looking to export, and the process of starting up supplies through Egypt from around the region is one of “normal project development,” Shell country chair and vice president Gasser Hanter said Tuesday. Hanter played down the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Rosneft applies for natural gas import license in Egypt

Posted: December 2, 2018 at 1:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Russian energy giant Rosneft has begun the process of acquiring a license to import natural gas, sources told Al Mal on Thursday. The company has apparently received preliminary approval from the government to form a JV with a local entity for the activity, they added. If true, the move indicates that not only is the […]

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Shell exporting 300 mmcf/d of natural gas from Idku LNG plant

Posted: November 12, 2018 at 1:25 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shell processing 300 mmcf/d of gas at Idku liquefaction plant – sources: Royal Dutch Shell’s Idku liquefaction plant is reportedly processing 300 mmcf/d of natural gas, compared to 250 mmcf/d last month, sources close to the matter said yesterday. Natural gas earmarked for exports also increased by around 50 mmcf/d due to lower local consumption levels […]

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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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Eni, Naturgy in advanced talks over re-opening Damietta LNG facility in Egypt

Posted: October 28, 2018 at 3:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni-Naturgy JV looking to re-launch operations at Damietta LNG facility in 2019: Italy’s Eni and its Spanish partner Naturgy are in “advanced talks” to re-launch operations at their Damietta LNG facility in 2019, Eni’s CFO Massimo Mondazzi said on Friday, according to Reuters. The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes had ordered Egypt […]

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Egypt LNG cargo on its way to UK’s Dragon terminal

Posted: October 25, 2018 at 11:36 am   /   Oil & Gas

The UK’s Dragon liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal is scheduled to receive a cargo of the chilled fuel from Egypt next week. Maran Gas Maritime’s newbuild, the 173,400-cbm Maran Gas Spetses is expected to arrive at the Dragon LNG facility in the Port of Milford Haven on October 31, according to the port’s shipping data. […]

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End of an era: The Höegh Gallant leaves Egypt, sets U.S. destination

Posted: October 21, 2018 at 1:49 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Höegh Gallant floating storage regasification unit (FSRU), until recently the final critical link in Egypt’s natural gas import chain, left Egypt on Thursday, ending an era of gas imports and ushering Egypt’s re-emergence as a regional gas export hub. The FSRU set course for the US Sabine Pass production facility, according to Reuters. Höegh […]

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Egypt, Höegh LNG rework FSRU Gallant contract

Posted: October 16, 2018 at 4:26 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Höegh, EGAS rework FSRU Höegh Gallant deal. Höegh LNG said it has decided to amend the Höegh Gallant FSRU time charter with Egypt Natural Gas Holdings Company (EGAS). Under the amended contract, the Höegh Gallant will be chartered as an LNG carrier to a third party, and EGAS will compensate for the rate difference between […]

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