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Damietta LNG

Eni: Talks resume on restarting Egypt’s idled Damietta LNG facility

Posted: October 11, 2020 at 12:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

February deal terminated in April after conditions not met 5 million mt/year facility idled since 2012 Egyptian LNG exports all but dried up since March Talks focused on finding a new agreement to allow for the restart of the idled Damietta LNG export facility in Egypt have resumed, a spokesman for project partner Eni said […]

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Idku LNG

Shell, Total to export 30 LNG shipments from Egypt’s Idku in 2021

Posted: October 7, 2020 at 7:22 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shell and Total will export 30 shipments of natural gas from the Idku liquefaction plant in 2021, Youm7 reports, citing Oil Ministry sources. Each shipment will average 150k cbm, potentially bringing the total exported by the two companies to 4.5 mn cbm. Egypt’s natural gas exports more than doubled to 4.5 bn cbm in 2019 […]

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gas pipeline

Egypt and Cyprus are in “extensive discussion” on planned gas pipeline

Posted: September 1, 2020 at 12:41 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt, Cyprus talking ‘extensively’ about moving ahead with gas pipeline: Egyptian and Cypriot officials are in “extensive discussions” on a planned natural gas pipeline linking the two countries, Al Mal reports, citing an unnamed government official. The construction of the pipeline is proceeding according to schedule despite the covid-19 pandemic, the official said, without mentioning […]

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Sumed

Global oil demand slump hits Egypt’s SUMED pipeline

Posted: July 28, 2020 at 2:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Sumed oil pipeline is feeling the effects of the global demand slump: Egypt’s Sumed pipeline has recently been operating at only a quarter of its capacity due to a historic slump in global demand for oil and the subsequent production cuts that were introduced in May, data compiled by Bloomberg shows. Flows through the […]

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Svitzer

Svitzer secures 5-year contract extension for Egypt’s Idku LNG plant

Posted: June 3, 2020 at 2:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Denmark’s Svitzer, the world’s largest tugboat operator, said Tuesday it has won a contract extension to support operations at Egypt’s Idku LNG export plant. Under the extension, Maersk’s unit Switzer will continue to assist the Egyptian LNG-operated plant with four tugs, two mooring boats and one pilot boat. The towage company has been operating at […]

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lng

Egypt’s LNG exports made up 1% of the global market in 2019 – IGU

Posted: May 3, 2020 at 2:43 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s liquified natural gas (LNG) exports made up 1% of the global market in 2019, according to a recent report from the International Gas Union (IGU). In volume terms, exports climbed to 3.5 mn, from 1.4 mn tonnes in 2018, IGU figures showed. CAPMAS figures released earlier this year indicated that last year’s exports were […]

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EastMed

EastMed pipeline project seeks offshore EPCI players in tender

Posted: April 30, 2020 at 3:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

IGI Poseidon has rolled out a tender for EPCI activities related to offshore sections of EastMed pipeline project. IGI Poseidon is a 50:50 joint venture between Public Gas Corporation of Greece (DEPA) and Edison International Holding. Eastern Mediterranean (EastMed) is a 1,900 kilometers long natural gas pipeline project to connect the gas reserves of the […]

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Damietta LNG

Eni, Naturgy’s deal with Egypt to restart Damietta LNG plant breaks down

Posted: April 26, 2020 at 3:07 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The resolution of a long-simmering dispute over a shuttered Damietta LNG plant has fallen apart despite an agreement reached last month, according to a cabinet statement. Parties to the dispute include Spanish gas firm Naturgy Energy Group, Italy’s Eni, and the Egyptian government. Why does this matter? First, the dispute was closely followed by investors […]

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Dana Gas

Dana Gas to demerge its Upstream and Midstream businesses

Posted: April 25, 2020 at 2:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shareholders of Dana Gas, the Middle East’s largest regional private sector natural gas company, at the Annual General Meeting gave approval for the demerger of the Company’s Upstream and Midstream businesses. Shareholders also approved the Board of Director’s recommendation to distribute an AED 5.5 fils per cash dividend for the financial year ended 31 December […]

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LNG

Suez Canal reduces its LNG carrier transit fees for a three-month period

Posted: April 6, 2020 at 12:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Suez Canal cuts LNG carrier tolls: Suez Canal Authority has decided to adjust the rates for LNG carriers for a three-month period starting April 1.  The authority noted that the liquefied natural gas tankers crossing the Suez Canal will see the regular transit fee cut from 25 to 30 percent. In addition, LNG carriers, loaded […]

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