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Egypt inks agreement with UAE’s Rega Energy to produce biofuel

Posted: May 18, 2022 at 7:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt to partner with Emirati company to produce biofuels: State-owned Egyptian Petrochemicals Holding Company (ECHEM) signed an agreement with the UAE’s Rega Energy to produce algae oil, the Oil Ministry announced in a statement yesterday, without disclosing the details of the agreement. Algae oil is a feedstock for bio-jet fuel and green naphtha, which can be used to make environmentally-friendly […]

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Aramco inks supply, offtake deal with Egypt’s Red Sea PetChem Complex

Posted: February 19, 2022 at 12:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Aramco inks supply, offtake deal with proposed Egyptian integrated complex: Saudi Aramco’s Aramco Trading Co. has executed a long-term, nonbinding agreement to supply 100,000 b/d of Arabian crude oil to Red Sea National Petrochemicals Co.’s grassroots integrated refining and petrochemicals complex to be built on the Gulf of Suez. Saudi Aramco’s Aramco Trading Co. (ATC) has executed […]

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Anchorage Investments to develop $2.5 bn petrochemical mega-project in Suez Canal

Posted: October 5, 2021 at 12:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The project is expected to help increase the annual domestic production by 812 thousand tons and create more than 2,500 new jobs in the sector. Egypt’s new investment law provides legislation and guarantees that encourage foreign investments. Anchorage Investments, a company specializing in the development, investment and operation of industrial projects in the petrochemical sector, […]

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Petroleum Ministry to establish a new $1.6 bn methanol plant in Ain Sokhna

Posted: August 26, 2021 at 2:19 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Oil Ministry has formed a new state-owned petrochemicals company that will join Methanex in producing methanol in Egypt. A shareholder agreement has been signed establishing Misr Methanol and Petrochemicals, which will manufacture methanol, ammonia, and other petrochemicals, the Oil Ministry announced in a statement. Around USD 1.6 bn will be invested in the first phase of Misr […]

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Bechtel inks two agreements for Ain Sokhna’s $7.5 bn petchem complex

Posted: July 11, 2021 at 12:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Bechtel to lead design + construction of Africa’s largest petrochemicals complex: US construction giant Bechtel will lead the design and construction of the USD 7.5 bn petchem complex being built by the Red Sea National Refining and Petrochemicals Company in the Ain Sokhna industrial zone under two agreements signed with the Oil Ministry over the […]

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Egypt signs agreement for major petrochemical plant in Ain Sokhna

Posted: May 1, 2021 at 1:50 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt launches $7.5bn petrochemical plant in Ain Sokhna: Egypt has signed an agreement for a major petrochemical plant in Ain Sokhna, with an investment of $7.5 billion. Egypt has signed an agreement for a major petrochemical plant in Ain Sokhna, with an investment of $7.5 billion. Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly attended the signing ceremony […]

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Siemens Energy, Linde partner on decarbonization in petchem sector 

Posted: November 22, 2020 at 1:05 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Siemens Energy partners with Linde Engineering to accelerate decarbonization efforts in the petrochemical sector  Decarbonization requires partnership; Linde Engineering and Siemens Energy will explore how renewable technologies and energy storage can be leveraged to support customers’ decarbonization initiatives. The downstream oil and gas industry is under intense pressure to improve efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) […]

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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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President Sisi inaugurates ERC’s new Mostorod Petrochemical Refinery

Posted: September 28, 2020 at 1:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian Refinery Company’s Mostorod petrochem refinery is inaugurated: Qalaa Holdings subsidiary Egyptian Refining Company’s (ERC) USD 4.3 bn facility in Mostorod was inaugurated yesterday by President Abdel Fattah El Sisi. As the largest private sector project of its kind in Africa, the refinery will produce each year some 2.3 mn tonnes of diesel fuel and […]

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Siemens signs long-term service contract with Ethydco petchem plant in Egypt

Posted: August 16, 2020 at 8:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Siemens Energy provides long-term servicing for one of Africa’s largest petrochemical plants in Egypt Siemens Energy provides 10 year Preventive Service contract Underlines capabilities of Siemens Energy in supporting the petrochemical and downstream sectors Project will improve reliability and availability at the industrial complex in Egypt  Siemens Energy has signed a long-term preventive maintenance contract […]

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