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Egypt in LNG Push
Thursday, January 28, 2021Egypt is set to boost exports of liquefied natural gas by restarting one of its two production plants.
Nearly $1B Egypt Program Promotes NGV Switch
Monday, January 04, 2021Egypt's central bank on Sunday launched a 15 billion pound ($948.8m) initiative to help car owners convert their vehicles to natural gas.
TechnipFMC Starts Work on Egypt Hydrocracking Complex
Monday, November 30, 2020TechnipFMC has commenced work on a new hydrocracking complex in Egypt.
Sumed Oil Flows Slow to Trickle
Monday, July 27, 2020Egypt's Sumed pipeline was designed to pump 2.5 million barrels of Persian Gulf crude from the Red Sea to the Mediterranean every day.
Egypt to Mandate NGVs
Monday, July 13, 2020Egypt will require new cars to operate on natural gas before they receive a license, according to the country's president.
$1B+ Egypt Contract Goes to TechnipFMC
Thursday, July 09, 2020TechnipFMC has signed a contract worth more than $1 billion with Assiut National Oil Processing Co. (ANOPC).
Libya Port Guards Block Tanker from Loading Crude
Wednesday, July 08, 2020A Libyan paramilitary force charged with safeguarding the nation's oil ports blocked attempts on Wednesday to load a tanker with crude.
Egypt Pulling Back on Selling LNG Cargoes
Tuesday, January 21, 2020The country canceled several LNG tenders in 2019 because the prices that it received didn't even match the cost of production.
$3.7B Refinery Contract Goes to Samsung and TR
Monday, January 13, 2020Sonatrach has awarded an EPC&PM contract for a grassroots refinery to a joint venture of Samsung Engineering and Tecnicas Reunidas. PHOTO SOURCE: Samsung Engineering
Pipeline Issues Delay Israel Gas to Egypt for Months
Monday, March 18, 2019Egypt won't begin receiving gas from Israel under a $15-billion deal until the middle of the year.
Egypt Ready to Rejoin LNG Exports Club
Friday, March 15, 2019Sources say state gas company EGAS tendered to sell four cargoes of LNG for loading in April.
Talks Underway to Build Gas Pipeline to Egypt
Tuesday, January 15, 2019Talks are in progress to build an underwater natural gas pipeline between Israel and Egypt, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz says.
Israel, Egypt Gas Partners Buy Control of Key Export Pipeline
Thursday, September 27, 2018The companies developing Israel's largest natural gas fields and their Egyptian partner have bought control of a pipeline to Egypt.
NOC: Arson At Libyan Pipeline Causes Fire, No Significant Damage
Thursday, August 16, 2018Libya's NOC says arson caused a fire next to a station on Libya's Wafa-Mellitah gas pipeline.
Algeria In Talks With Oil Firms To Set Up Trading Venture
Tuesday, July 24, 2018Sonatrach is in talks with oil majors and trading firms to start a trading joint venture.
Libyan NOC Announces Reopening Of Export Terminals
Wednesday, July 11, 2018Libya's Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation says 4 export terminals were being reopened after eastern factions handed over the ports.
Libyan NOC Requests Sanctions Over Push to Sell Oil from East
Friday, July 06, 2018NOC Chairman Mustafa Sanalla described a "surge" in attempts by eastern factions to market oil ahead of them taking control last month of key fields and export terminals.
Officials At Libya's Zueitina Oil Port Stop NOC Tripoli Tanker Docking
Thursday, June 28, 2018Officials at Libya's Zueitina oil port have not authorised a tanker contracted by Tripoli-based National Oil Corporation.
NOC Head: Libya Port Attack Cut Output By 400,000 Bpd
Tuesday, June 19, 2018Libya has lost some 400,000 barrels per day of oil production in recent days because of militant attacks.
Morocco, Nigeria Agree on Next Steps for Offshore/Onshore Gas Pipeline
Monday, June 11, 2018Morocco and Nigeria signed a joint declaration in Rabat laying out the next steps for the completion of a gas pipeline deal that will be built onshore and offshore, Moroccan state news agency MAP said.
Long Shutdown Casts Shadow Over Sale Of Moroccan Refinery
Thursday, May 10, 2018Morocco's only refinery will find it tougher to find a buyer the longer it stays closed as equipment ages and qualified staff move away, industry sources say.
Sudan In Talks With Saudi Arabia On Five-Year Oil Aid Agreement
Monday, May 07, 2018Saudi Arabia would supply Sudan's energy needs for five years on credit under an agreement being discussed by both governments.
Cyprus-Egypt Gas Pipeline To Cost $800MM-$1B
Monday, May 07, 2018A planned pipeline connecting Cyprus' Aphrodite gas field to Egypt's LNG facilities will cost between $800 million and $1 billion, Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla says.
Algeria Launches Gas Pipeline to Boost Supply to Major Southern City
Tuesday, April 24, 2018Algeria launched on a 530 kilometre-long gas pipe to supply Tamanrasset, its biggest southern city, with 700,000 cubic metres per day, the CEO of state firm Sonatrach said.
Shell Mulls 15-Year Deal for Israeli, Cypriot Gas, Partner Says
Thursday, March 22, 2018Shell is weighing a 15-year contract to buy natural gas for its liquefied natural gas plant in Egypt.
Spokesman: Libya Seizes Tanker Suspected Of Fuel Smuggling, Arrests Crew
Thursday, March 15, 2018Libya's naval forces seized a Togo-flagged fuel tanker and arrested its Greek crew.
Desert Sun to Power Upper Egypt With $2.8 Billion Solar Park
Tuesday, March 13, 2018Egypt has inaugurated the first solar power plant at a remote desert complex where the government plans to generate as much as 1.8 gigawatts from the sun, cutting the most populous Arab nation's reliance on dirty and expensive fossil fuels.
Noble, Delek Seek Rights To EMG Pipeline For Egypt Natgas Supply
Wednesday, March 07, 2018The partners in the Tamar and Leviathan natural gas site off Israel's coast are in talks to buy the rights to use the EMG pipeline.
Egypt's Potential Gas Surplus Could Feed Global LNG Glut
Tuesday, February 20, 2018Egypt may turn its surplus into liquefied natural gas and export it to a market currently glutted with LNG.
Sources: Egypt To Import 3 LNG Cargoes From France's Engie For 2Q 2018
Monday, February 19, 2018EGAS has arranged for the delivery of three LNG cargoes.
Executives: Algeria's Sonatrach, Italy's Saipem Agree To End Disputes
Wednesday, February 14, 2018Sonatrach and Saipem sign an agreement to end their legal disputes over four gas projects.
Egypt With Eni to Fast-Track Zohr Gas Output, Minister Says
Wednesday, January 31, 2018Egypt is working with Eni to fast-track output at Zohr and end the country's need to import LNG as early as this year, Oil Minister Tarek el-Molla said.
Algeria's Sonatrach To Refine Crude Abroad To Cut Fuel Import Bill -CEO
Tuesday, January 16, 2018Sonatrach plans to send oil abroad for refining as it seeks to lower a fuel bill that reached a record $2.5 billion last year.
Libya Oil Company To Fix Blown-Up Pipeline In 'Very Few' Days
Thursday, December 28, 2017Libya's Waha Oil company plans to repair a crude pipeline blown up on Tuesday within a 'very few' days, it says.
With New Gas Deals, Egypt Closes In On Energy Hub Goal
Thursday, December 28, 2017Egypt is set to inaugurate a new wharf for natural gas and petroleum product tankers on the Gulf of Suez in the coming days.
NOC: Libya Needs A Week To Repair Blown-Up Oil Pipeline
Wednesday, December 27, 2017A Libyan crude oil pipeline blown up on Tuesday will take about a week to repair, the head of state oil firm NOC said.
Eni's Giant Gas Field Prompts Egypt to End Imports in 2018
Wednesday, November 15, 2017Egypt will stop importing LNG in 2018 and may eventually export gas.
Initial Negotiations with Saudi's Aramco to Refine Oil in Egypt - Oil Mnstr
Tuesday, November 14, 2017Egyptian Oil Minister Tarek El Molla said initial negotiations have taken place with Saudi Arabian state oil company Aramco to refine oil in Egypt.
Egypt Qalaa's $3.7 Billion Oil Refinery to Start Up in September
Thursday, November 09, 2017Egyptian Refining Co.'s new $3.7 billion processing plant will begin operations in September.
Egypt to Award LNG Tender to Gas Natural Fenosa,Swiss Traders-Trade Sources
Monday, November 06, 2017Egypt is expected to award its 12-cargo LNG tender to Spain's Gas Natural Fenosa and three Swiss-based trading houses, trade sources said.
Egypt Calls for Less LNG in Tender as Domestic Gas Boost Looms
Friday, October 20, 2017Egypt is paring down its requests for liquefied natural gas.
Field Workers: Libya's Sharara Oil Field Reopening After Latest Shutdown
Tuesday, August 22, 2017Libya's Sharara oil field, the country's largest, was gradually restarting on Tuesday after repeated disruptions.
Egypt To Reduce Imports Of LNG To 80 Cargoes In 2017/18 Year
Monday, August 14, 2017Egypt is planning to import 80 cargoes of LNG during the 2017-18 financial year that began in July, Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla told Reuters.
Greece Gets Six Expressions Of Interest In Gas Grid DESFA
Monday, August 07, 2017Greece has received six expressions of interest in a 66% stake in its natural gas grid operator DESFA, the country's privatization agency says.
Turkey Lobbying Israel to Push Cyprus on Approving Gas Pipeline
Thursday, July 20, 2017Turkey wants Israel to use its clout to push Cyprus into allowing a pipeline to pass through its waters so the region's natural gas can be exported to Europe.
Libyan Crude Gushes Into Tankers as Nation's Output Accelerates
Wednesday, June 28, 2017Libyan oil shipments are poised to hit the highest in at least three years in the latest sign the North African country is managing to sustain a production revival.
Greece, Israel, Cyprus To Speed Up Mediterranean Pipeline Efforts
Thursday, June 15, 2017Greece, Israel and Cyprus say they would speed up plans for the development of a pipeline channeling gas to Europe from newly discovered east Mediterranean reserves.
The Lonely Drifting Oil Tanker That Signals OPEC's Struggle
Tuesday, June 13, 2017Across the world, the plight of the Saiq, now idling off the coast of Mauritania, reflects a broader trend in the physical oil market.
Energy Minister: Greece To Launch New Tender For Gas Grid Sale In June
Tuesday, June 06, 2017Greece will launch a new tender competition for the privatisation of its natural gas grid operator DEFSA in June, Energy Minister George Stathakis says.
Egypt Starts Weaning Itself Off Foreign Gas as Output Surges
Thursday, May 11, 2017Egypt is holding talks with its LNG suppliers to defer contracted shipments this year and aims to cut back on purchases in 2018, as surging domestic gas production squeezes out demand for costly foreign imports.