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Egypt’s offshore prospects are even greater with the right technology – Siemens

Posted: February 24, 2020 at 3:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Article by Siva Krishnan; Vice President, Middle East & North Africa – Siemens Oil & Gas. Egypt is on the verge of transitioning from a net importer of gas into a regional gas hub, thanks to massive offshore discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean. But abundance is only part of the equation – Egypt’s golden gas […]

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Egypt’s Zohr natural gas production to reach 3 bcf/d in March

Posted: February 24, 2020 at 2:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Total output at the offshore field reached 2.7 bcf/d in November 2019: The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum announced that the total number of wells that have been put into production at Zohr field reached 14 after Petro Shorouk has recently put four wells into production at the Southern area. With the 15th well being linked […]

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Gaston debuts truck-to-tank gas transfer in Egypt with EGP 150m investment

Posted: February 19, 2020 at 4:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Gaston for Compressed Natural Gas, a subsidiary of Saad El Din Group, began implementing the first phase of a government plan to transfer natural gas across the country using tankers instead of pipelines, which would give remote areas not on the national pipeline network access to gas, with EGP 150m investment. Mohamed Saad El Din, […]

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WDDM

Shell to drill seven wells at Egypt’s WDDM Phase 9B, adding 236 bcf/d of gas

Posted: February 18, 2020 at 1:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The drilling of seven wells at West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) phase 9B is set to produce initial reserves of 236 billion cubic feet of gas, a statement by the oil ministry said. Sabry El-Sharkawy, chairman of Rashid Petroleum Company (Rashpetco) and Burullus Gas Company, said his company is working on connecting three other wells […]

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SDX spuds Salah well at South Disouq concession onshore Egypt

Posted: February 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX looks to uncover Egyptian riches with Salah well: Exploration well targeting an estimated 71 billion cubic feet of gas equivalent. London-listed company SDX Energy has spud a well on the Salah prospect at the onshore South Disouq concession in Egypt. A two well programme has the potential to double the scope of the current […]

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Edison starts deepwater exploratory drilling for gas in Egypt; Energean CEO

Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:48 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italian energy group Edison has begun drilling an exploratory well in deepwater acreage in Egypt, not far from other giant east Mediterranean gas fields, the CEO of Israel-focused gas driller Energean said on Wednesday. Energean is in the process of taking over Edison’s Egyptian assets in a deal reached last year. “We’re drilling right now […]

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Egypt modifies gas price of El-Burg offshore concession to $5.88/MMBtu

Posted: February 10, 2020 at 3:53 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt agrees price indexing of Mediterranean’s El-Borg concession capped at $5.88/MMBtu. The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Shell, and BP have signed an agreement to modify gas prices at El-Borg marine concession area in the Mediterranean Sea, through a price index formula linked to the global price of crude barrel, with a maximum price […]

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Egypt expected to cut gas prices to factories in 1Q2020, analysts say

Posted: February 4, 2020 at 3:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Analysts think the government will cut natgas prices to factories in 1Q2020: Plunging natural gas prices and market oversupply are increasing the likelihood that the Egyptian government will cut gas prices to factories during the first quarter, analysts tell Reuters. The government has already recently lowered prices for certain industries and sources last month claimed […]

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President Sisi urges modernization of Egypt’s petrochemical industry

Posted: February 4, 2020 at 3:43 pm   /   Oil & Gas

President Sisi urged maximizing the economic benefits of Egypt’s natural resources to serve the country’s goal to become a regional trading hub for oil and natural gas. President Abdel Fattah El Sisi urged the government to continue upgrading the petroleum sector by improving Egypt’s value-added petrochemical industry to cope with sequential changes in the global […]

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El Molla inaugurates first integrated fuel, charging station in Port Said

Posted: January 27, 2020 at 2:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Petroleum Minister Tarek al Molla and Sports and Youth Minister Ashraf Sobhy inaugurated on Sunday an integrated station to fuel cars with natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas and charge them with electricity in Port Said governorate.  The new station, which is first of its kind in Egypt, is established with a joint Egyptian-Italian investment, […]

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