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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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Siemens to modernize offshore jack-up rig for Arabian Drilling Company

Posted: February 22, 2020 at 12:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

German conglomerate Siemens has been awarded a contract by Arabian Drilling Company to modernize an offshore jack-up drilling rig for a customer in the Middle East. Siemens said that the upgrade of the rig’s integrated drilling-drives lineup, including auxiliaries, and controls would enable the customer to meet the latest safety standards. Delivery of the new […]

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HSBC frontrunner to advise Sovereign Fund on Siemens plant stake sale

Posted: January 27, 2020 at 5:03 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Sovereign fund to tap HSBC as advisor on combined-cycle plant stake sale? HSBC is reportedly the frontrunner to advise the Sovereign Fund of Egypt on the sale of a 70% stake in the first of three Siemens / Elsewedy Electric / Orascom Construction combined-cycle power plants, Hapi Journal reports. Previous domestic press reports had indicated […]

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Actis, Engie, Datang are all in running for stake in Egypt’s Siemens plants

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 2:42 pm   /   Electricity & Power

More details on potential investors in Egypt’s Siemens combined-cycle power plants: Actis, France’s Engie, and China Datang Overseas Investment are all competing alongside Blackstone’s Zarou to acquire a stake in the Siemens / Orascom Construction / Elsewedy Electric combined-cycle power plants, according to Bloomberg. Sources in the Electricity Ministry had said earlier this week that […]

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Zarou is reportedly leading the race for a stake in Siemens power plants

Posted: November 13, 2019 at 3:23 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Zarou is the top contender for stake in Siemens power plants: Blackstone Group’s Zarou is reportedly the frontrunner out of six investors looking to acquire a stake in the Siemens / Orascom Construction / Elsewedy combined-cycle power plants, unnamed Electricity Ministry sources tell Al Mal. The energy development company has reportedly submitted the best financial […]

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Egypt’s sovereign wealth fund looks to acquire 30% stake in Siemens plants

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 11:29 am   /   Electricity & Power

Egypt’s new sovereign wealth fund could take a 30% stake in Siemens-OC-Elsewedy power plants and place the rest with international investors. Sovereign wealth fund is looking to acquire a 30% stake in the Siemens / OC / Elsewedy power plants, the fund’s boss says, positioning the SWF’s interest in the three combined-cycle power plants in […]

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Siemens awarded series of five-year grid studies on energy transmission network

Posted: August 8, 2019 at 4:49 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Egypt signs contract with Siemens to develop national electricity grid Siemens AG will conduct a series of five-year studies on Egypt’s electricity distribution grid to “identify the feasibility of deploying different advanced energy technologies,” the company said in a press release. Under a contract with the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC), Siemens will analyze and […]

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Siemens Egypt Megaproject named 2019’s Plant of the Year by POWER Magazine

Posted: July 3, 2019 at 11:41 am   /   Electricity & Power

Egypt Megaproject: An Expedited Power Transformation. Winning POWER’s highest honor is a set of three gas-fired power plants and related infrastructure—the Egypt Megaproject—which was the single biggest order ever in Siemens’ long history. Completed in a record-setting 27.5 months from financial closure, the three plants added 14.4 GW to Egypt’s power grid, heaving the country […]

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Siemens to support digitalization of Egypt’s energy transmission network

Posted: June 10, 2019 at 7:40 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Project aims to ramp up transmission capacity in the delta area, northern Egypt. Siemens to deliver the country’s first digital power transformer. Intelligent transformers to facilitate better asset management, while enhancing reliability and optimizing costs. Siemens today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) to supply the country’s […]

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Egypt mulls offers from Zarou, Edra to take over Siemens Power Plants

Posted: May 28, 2019 at 4:38 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Egypt is considering offers from a Blackstone Group unit and Edra Power Holdings Sdn Bhd of Malaysia to take over three power plants co-built by Siemens AG — a move that could cut the North African nation’s debts while bringing in much-needed foreign investment. Both Blackstone’s Zarou Ltd. and Edra have voiced interest in the […]

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