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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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Nat Gas

Natural Gas Regulatory Authority lowers fees for commercial licenses

Posted: March 31, 2020 at 3:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Natgas regulator lowers fees for commercial licenses: The Natural Gas Regulatory Authority will charge companies lower fees this year for commercial gas transmission, shipping, distribution, and supply licenses, Al Mal reports, citing an unnamed top government official. The new rates, which are between 22-30% lower, are as follows: USD 0.044/mmBtu for transmission licenses, down from […]

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East Med

Eastern Mediterranean Gas: What Prospects for the New Decade? ISPI Opinion

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 9:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

This Commentary Piece by Simone Tagliapietra was originally published by ISPI (Italian Institute for International Political Studies). The last decade has seen the eastern Mediterranean region become a hotspot of the global natural gas industry, attracting increasing attention from multiple stakeholders also as a result of its high geopolitical stakes. Notwithstanding this momentum, progress has […]

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Infographic: East Med gas; monetization efforts pick up amid regional standoff – S&P Global Platts

Posted: March 8, 2020 at 1:38 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The East Mediterranean is home to numerous major gas finds, with key players seeking routes to market via gas pipeline pacts and establishment of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF). Tensions in the region are increasing, however, as Turkey moves to drill in blocks licensed by Cyprus and the EU imposes sanctions against Turkey’s TPAO […]

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Eni

Eni is seeking to export Zohr gas through Damietta LNG plant in 2020

Posted: March 8, 2020 at 1:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italian Eni seeks to start exporting some of its share in the Zohr deep-water gas field in the Mediterranean through the Damietta liquefaction plant this year. A source in the petroleum sector told Daily News Egypt that the Italian company has increased its stake in the Damietta liquefaction plant to 50% from 26%, after it […]

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