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BW Singapore LNG FSRU in full operation in Ain Sokhna, Egypt

Posted: January 27, 2016 at 1:19 pm   /   Oil & Gas

In continuation of press release dated 4 August 2015 where BW announced the winning of an EGAS tender for the provision of regasification services in Ain Sokhna, Egypt, LNG Floating Storage and Regasification unit (FSRU) BW Singapore has been in full operation since October 2015. The vessel was delivered and commissioned in three months from […]

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Leviathan partners and BG close to $30 billion Egypt gas deal

Posted: January 6, 2016 at 7:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The plan is to sign the contract before Shell completes its acquisition of BG next month. The Leviathan partners and British Gas (BG) are negotiating the final details of a contract for exporting Israeli natural gas to Egypt, and will sign it in the coming weeks, senior sources in the gas companies said today. According […]

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BG Group buys 35% stake in Aphrodite gas discovery, offshore Cyprus

Posted: November 23, 2015 at 6:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BG Group announced it has taken a 35% holding in Block 12 offshore Cyprus which includes the Aphrodite gas discovery. This upstream position provides a potential source of gas to Egypt where BG Group holds equity in the two train LNG export facility at Idku as well as LNG offtake rights to lift 3.6 mtpa. […]

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El Molla: Egypt's giant Zohr gas field aims to start output in 2017

Posted: November 6, 2015 at 3:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt aims to start natural gas production from its massive offshore Zohr field in 2017, a year ahead of schedule, oil minister Tarek El Molla said. The Zohr gas field, discovered by Italy’s Eni, is the biggest in the Mediterranean, and with an estimated 30 trillion cubic feet of gas it is expected to plug […]

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EGAS awards tender for 55 cargoes of LNG

Posted: October 15, 2015 at 6:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt is to buy 55 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG), equal to about a tenth of its annual gas demand, via a tender awarded to seven companies. The cargoes, 10 more than Egypt originally tendered for, contain around 4.68 billion cubic metres of gas. The country consumed about 48 billion cubic metres of gas […]

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BW Gas floating LNG terminal arrives in Egypt

Posted: October 1, 2015 at 6:40 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A second liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal arrived in Egypt without cargo on Wednesday and will start operating in the third week of October, state gas board EGAS head Khaled Abdel Badie told Reuters. The floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) provided by Singapore-based Norwegian gas shipping company BW Gas will allow Egypt to […]

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Rosneft signs master LNG deal with EGAS & to cooperate in educational projects with Egypt

Posted: August 29, 2015 at 2:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Rosneft has announced that it is to enter a master LNG supply and purchase agreement with EGAS, and is to cooperate in educational projects with the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum. ROSNEFT AND EGAS SIGNED MASTER LNG SUPPLY AND PURCHASE AGREEMENT Rosneft Trading SA, a company of Rosneft Group, and the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company […]

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BW Gas to provide Egypt with floating LNG terminal – EGAS

Posted: August 3, 2015 at 9:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Singapore-based Norwegian gas shipping company BW Gas will provide Egypt with a liquefied natural gas (LNG) floating import terminal under a five-year contract, state company EGAS said on Monday, as the government grapples with energy shortages. The deal is worth about $60 million per year, Oil Minister Sherif Ismail told Reuters. Once an energy exporter, […]

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Russia's Rosneft signs two energy import deals with EGPC & EGAS

Posted: July 8, 2015 at 8:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt and Russia’s top oil producer Rosneft have signed two initial deals for the supply of petroleum products and liquefied natural gas to Cairo, the two sides said on Tuesday. The oil ministry said in a statement the deals include the supply of benzine and bitumen, as well as 24 LNG cargoes for state gas […]

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Egypt extends Mediterranean gas exploration tender by 2 months, adds four new blocks

Posted: May 27, 2015 at 10:43 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt has extended its tender for natural gas exploration in the Mediterranean Sea by two months with the addition of four new blocks, the state gas board said, as the country seeks to boost domestic energy production. The bidding period now runs to July 30 and will include 12 offshore concessions instead of eight, the […]

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