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Emerson to Automate Carbon Holding's Tahrir Petrochemicals Complex in $150 million Contract

Posted: January 14, 2016 at 2:52 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Automation and reliability programs for world’s largest naphtha cracker plant will support efficient, high-availability production of plastics and related materials for local and export markets. Emerson and Carbon Holdings, the privately owned Egyptian petrochemical firm, today announced that Emerson Process Management has been selected to provide automation and reliability technologies and services for Carbon Holdings’ […]

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French banks to finance MIDOR Refinery expansion

Posted: January 6, 2016 at 7:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s oil refinery MIDOR will finance its planned expansion, borrowing $1.2 billion from French lenders Credit Agricole and BNP Paribas, a loan that will be guaranteed by the Italian central bank and the Italian export development authority, oil minister Tarek El-Molla told Egyptian state news daily Al-Ahram. MIDOR signed in April two deals worth $1.4 […]

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Azerbaijan’s SOCAR interested in Egyptian oil refineries stake

Posted: November 12, 2015 at 1:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Azerbaijan’s state energy firm SOCAR is interested in buying stakes in refineries in Egypt and in participation in the African country’s oil refining sector, SOCAR’s president said. “We would like to widen our activities in Egypt, particularly to buy stakes in refineries there and participate in Egypt’s oil refining,” Rovnag Abdullayev told reporters. SOCAR PresiEdent […]

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Egypt finalizes two refinery modernization agreements with Technip

Posted: July 28, 2015 at 1:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Under two separate agreements, which were signed during a recent visit to Italy by Egyptian government officials, Technip Italy S.p.A. will provide an array of services for modernization projects at Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation’s (EGPC) 4.5 million-ton/year Assiut refinery in Upper Egypt (ASORC), and Middle East Oil Refining Company’s (MIDOR) 100,000-b/d refinery in Alexandria, Technip […]

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Axens to provide technologies for the production of high octane gasoline in Upper Egypt

Posted: June 17, 2015 at 11:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Assiut Oil Refining Company (ASORC) has selected Axens to supply technologies for its project of refinery upgrading, which consist of a new complex for the production of high octane gasoline. This project aims to satisfying domestic market needs for high quality gasoline. For this project, Axens offered: – Naphtha Hydrotreater (NHT). – Continuous catalytic Reformer […]

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MIDOR & UOP sign two agreements worth $1.4 billion for oil refinery expansion

Posted: April 13, 2015 at 8:49 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Petroleum Minister Sherif Ismail has attended the signing ceremony of two agreements on April 9th between the Middle East Oil Refinery (MIDOR) and the multinational Universal Oil Products (UOP) LLC Company, a unit of a Honeywell International, aimed at expanding MIDOR refinery with an investment of US$1.4 billion. In a press release issued by the Ministry […]

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