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Zohr: Towards Egypt's self-sufficiency in gas?

Posted: January 9, 2018 at 3:40 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A look at the potential of the local gas sector in the wake of the Zohr Field starting production in December. Egypt’s Zohr Field, the largest offshore natural gas field in the Mediterranean, started production on 16 December. It could prove to be a permanent remedy to Egypt’s power needs and bring it closer to […]

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Middle East LNG demand set to decrease as Egypt becomes more self sufficient

Posted: January 8, 2018 at 2:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt could become a net exporter of energy again as it ramps up production from the Zohr gasfield. Middle East imports of liquefied natural gas are set to decrease as Egypt becomes more self sufficient, but the Arabian Gulf region will need more of the fuel amid a gas deficiency in several states. Egypt could […]

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Egypt’s super-giant Zohr gas field begins production, completing BP’s 2017 major project start-ups

Posted: December 20, 2017 at 4:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP today confirmed that production has started from the super-giant Zohr gas field, offshore Egypt. The field is operated by Eni, through its joint venture with The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), and is the largest natural gas discovery yet to be made in the Mediterranean Sea. Delivery of first gas from Zohr completes BP’s […]

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Petroleum Economist: Door still open for East Med-Egypt gas

Posted: November 26, 2017 at 5:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Despite the country’s natural gas sector booming, it could eventually need to import the fuel again. On 14 November, Egypt’s oil minister Tarek El-Molla, told Bloomberg that “Egypt will stop importing liquefied natural gas in 2018 and may eventually export gas”. This statement appeared to signal an end to the prospect of Eastern Mediterranean gas […]

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Wood Mackenzie: Gas mega-projects drive BP’s MENA growth

Posted: November 14, 2017 at 2:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

MENA will constitute 38% of BP’s total production by 2025, compared to 27% currently. As part of the transition to a lower carbon world, gas is becoming an increasingly important component of the majors’ portfolios. Nowhere is this trend more visible than within BP’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) portfolio. Using the Upstream Company […]

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West Nile Delta Phase 2 gas fields to produce 500-700 mmcf/d by 2018

Posted: November 8, 2017 at 4:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Oil Ministry is expecting the West Nile Delta (WND) gas fields – Giza and Fayoum – to produce 500-700 mmcf/d when they come online by the end of 2018, the ministry said in a statement. More West Nile Delta gas fields to begin production late 2018 The Egyptian minister of petroleum said that natural […]

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Infographic: A global view of gas – in maps and charts (BP Magazine)

Posted: October 26, 2017 at 10:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Who are the world’s largest producers and consumers of natural gas? Which countries relied on LNG imports in 2016? How much gas might be extracted in future? From where will future demand come? As BP shifts its portfolio towards gas, alongside quality, advantaged oil projects, BP Magazine looks at the gas world today and how […]

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Giza, Fayoum gas fields to produce 500-700 mmcfd by end of 2018

Posted: September 24, 2017 at 6:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla announced on Friday that natural gas production from Giza and Fayoum fields will reach 500-700 million cubic feet per day (mmcfd) by end of 2018. El-Molla’s statement came during the seventh regular meeting of the committee responsible for the progress of the second phase of the West Nile Delta […]

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Production at Phase II of DEA's West Nile Delta fields to begin in 2018

Posted: August 24, 2017 at 12:38 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Production at the second phase development of the West Nile Delta (WND) fields, which will include the Giza and Fayoum fields, is expected to begin in 2018, Oil Minister Tarek El Molla said on Wednesday. The remarks came during a meeting with Thomas Rappuhn, CEO of Germany’s DEA, which owns a 17.25% share in the […]

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BP on track to bring Egypt's Zohr online by end of 2017

Posted: August 2, 2017 at 3:44 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP is on track to start up its Juniper project off Trinidad in the coming weeks, and bring Eni’s Zohr online offshore Egypt by the end of 2017. The supermajor was hopeful in its Q2 2017 earnings call, announcing the possibly of having final investment decisions (FID) for additional projects in Gulf of Mexico, Egypt, […]

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