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Idku

Idku gas liquefaction plant exports its first LNG shipment in 3 months

Posted: October 27, 2020 at 1:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Idku gas liquefaction plant is preparing to export its first natural gas shipment in three months, energy intelligence firm Kpler said, according to Reuters. The Cape Ann tanker arrived at Idku Port yesterday from Norway in order to transport the shipment, according to MarineTraffic. Egyptian gas exports have dried up since March after the […]

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BP starts gas production from Qattameya field offshore Egypt

Posted: October 26, 2020 at 1:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP today announced the start of gas production from its latest development ‎offshore Egypt – the Qattameya gas field in the North Damietta offshore concession.  Through bp’s joint venture, Pharaonic Petroleum Company (PhPC), the field, which is ‎expected to produce up to 50 million cubic feet of gas per day, has been developed ‎through a […]

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Gas investments in MENA region jump by 29% despite demand shock

Posted: October 17, 2020 at 7:16 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation’s report shows the MENA region’s committed gas investments are set to “hold steady” while planned gas investments are set to reach $126bn this year Planned gas investments in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) in 2020 have jumped by 29% compared to last year despite the historic global demand […]

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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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Noble Energy shareholders approve merger with Chevron in $13 billion deal

Posted: October 5, 2020 at 12:42 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Noble Energy has announced that shareholders of the Company approved the pending merger with Chevron and all other proposals related to the Merger at Noble Energy’s Special Meeting of Shareholders held October 2. Noble Energy anticipates providing final vote results for the Special Meeting, as certified by the independent Inspector of Election, on a Form […]

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EMGF

Egypt-based EastMed Gas Forum EMGF charter signed by founding members

Posted: September 23, 2020 at 12:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Cairo-based EastMed Gas Forum is now officially an internationally recognized body as founding members sign charter. Egypt takes a major step towards its regional energy hub ambitions with the formalization of the EastMed Gas Forum: The Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum is now officially an established organization headquartered in Cairo after six of the seven […]

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The East Med Gas Forum EMGF will become an international body

Posted: September 17, 2020 at 11:19 am   /   Oil & Gas

The fledgeling East Med Gas Forum (EMGF) will evolve into a recognised international body after Cyprus along with the rest of its members sign the founding charter on 22 September. Following the ratification of the charter by the Cyprus government on Tuesday, Energy Minister Natasa Pilides will be digitally signing the charter at an online […]

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TAQA Arabia to inaugurate new natural gas fueling stations this year

Posted: September 17, 2020 at 11:15 am   /   Oil & Gas

TAQA Arabia is planning to open several natural gas fueling stations before the end of the year at a combined cost of EGP 145 mn, TAQA CEO Pakinam Kafafi said, according to Al Mal. The new stations will bring the total number operated by the Qalaa Holdings subsidiary to 21, and come as part of […]

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Eni and BP announce new Nooros natural gas discovery offshore Egypt

Posted: September 16, 2020 at 1:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni and partner BP have made a new shallow-water gas discovery on their Abu Madi West concession in the Nile Delta, boosting  estimated gas in place reserves at Great Nooros area to 4 Tcf. Eni, new gas discovery in the “Great Nooros Area”, Mediterranean Sea, Egypt Eni (as the Operator of the Block) and […]

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