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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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Energean Power FPSO hull sailed away from China to Singapore

Posted: April 5, 2020 at 8:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Karish Project Update – FPSO Hull Sailaway from China: Energean Oil and Gas plc, the oil and gas producer focused on the Mediterranean, is pleased to announced that its FPSO hull sailed away from the COSCO yard in China on 3 April 2020. The hull will now be towed to the Sembcorp Marine Admiralty Yard […]

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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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Work continuing at Far East yards on Energean’s FPSO

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 7:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Energean remains on track to deliver first gas from its Karish project offshore Israel during the first half of next year, the company said in its results statement. Energean remains on track to deliver first gas from its Karish project offshore Israel during the first half of next year, the company said in its results […]

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BMI: Why Egypt looks set to be regional leader in electricity for next nine years

Posted: March 11, 2020 at 1:12 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Fitch Solutions’ BMI Research Egypt Power report on Egypt’s electricity sector is on track to generate an exportable surplus. The report sees Egypt increasing power generation to 265 terawatt hours (TWh) by 2023 from 231.5 TWh this year. This will allow it to generate a surplus even as domestic demand rises to 234.9 TWh by […]

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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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BP

BP starts drilling gas exploration well in North El Tabia offshore block

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 9:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP begins drilling exploratory gas well in North El Tabia: BP began drilling yesterday its Atoll Nooros exploratory gas well in its North El Tabia block in the Mediterranean, Al Shorouk reported, citing an EGAS source. The company will complete drilling in four months and reveal results in 2H2020. BP had signed an agreement with […]

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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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Spain’s Naturgy reaches agreement to exit Union Fenosa Gas JV with Eni

Posted: March 1, 2020 at 9:07 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Spain’s Naturgy is pulling out of its Egypt operations, allowing liquefaction operations at Damietta LNG plant to begin again: Italy’s Eni and Spain’s Naturgy have reached an agreement with the Egyptian government that will see Naturgy exit Union Fenosa Gas (UFG), its joint venture with Eni, according to statements from Naturgy and Eni. The agreement […]

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