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Egypt eyes Idku LNG restart following Shell deal

Posted: October 9, 2016 at 7:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt is slowly moving closer to restarting LNG exports following a deal with Shell to raise the volume of gas sent to the Idku LNG plant. Shell cut a deal with the Egyptian government in mid-September to send 3.54 million cubic metres per day to Idku from the company’s gas fields to compensate for some […]

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Bloomberg: Talks to end Israeli case against Egypt over natural gas

Posted: September 4, 2016 at 12:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Negotiations are ongoing between the two companies that operate the Israeli gas field Tamar along with the Spanish Union Fenosa Gas SA (UFG) to drop an Israeli arbitration court case against Egypt, US business agency Bloomberg revealed on Tuesday. Quoting an anonymous source, Bloomberg explained that the two companies that run Israel’s Tamar natural gas […]

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El-Molla: Idku and Damietta liquefaction plants to operate at full capacity by 2020/2021

Posted: August 7, 2016 at 11:26 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Petroleum Ministry agreed with Shell to adjust the 9B gas prices and export 125m cubic feet daily. The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources aims to rerun Idku and Damietta factories for liquefaction in their full capacity in order to export gas shipments to global markets by 2020/2021. Petroleum Minister Tarek El-Molla told Daily News […]

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ICC tribunal assignment spells success for Egyptian EGAS

Posted: June 18, 2016 at 5:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

An ICC tribunal has rejected claims for contractual penalties worth more than US$270 million plus interest against Egypt’s state-owned natural gas supplier EGAS, finding that the claimant had assigned all its rights under a gas supply contract to a third party. Counsel to EGAS, Shearman & Sterling, reports that a tribunal composed of David St […]

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EGAS wins case over gas cuts at Damietta LNG plant

Posted: June 14, 2016 at 8:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Paris-based International Court of Arbitration has ruled that Egypt’s state gas board EGAS will not have to pay a $270 million fine related to gas cuts at its foreign-owned liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant, the petroleum ministry said on Tuesday. The Damietta LNG plant filed a complaint with the International Chamber of Commerce in […]

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