SDX Energy Country Manager Ahmed Moaaz explains how his company has made it through Egypt’s money woes as it looks to begin exploration in the country.
3 February 2017
New legislation aimed at opening up the Egyptian gas market will allow private companies to import and distribute gas.
19 January 2017
Cairo wants to use some of an upcoming $12 billion IMF loan to pay off its debts to IOCs, but other industries also need cash.
19 December 2016
Siemens’s construction of power plants in Egypt has outpaced the timelines for local gas production and may leave the country with more capacity than it can handle.
8 December 2016
Service companies are complaining that Egypt’s tender system is not responding to the financial pressures they are facing.
10 November 2016
Cairo is planning to release gas for export by making more efficient use of the fuel, thereby also reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.
27 October 2016
Egypt may begin exporting LNG again soon if reports of a deal between Shell and Cairo to supply gas to the Idku plant prove correct.
6 October 2016
The Anglo-Dutch giant is considering using Israeli gas to supply its Idku LNG plant in Egypt, but experts say this scenario is far from certain.
14 September 2016
The Egyptian government promised to cut gas and power tariffs, but industrial users are still waiting for prices to fall.
8 September 2016
Energean’s purchase of the Tanin and Karish fields from Delek could see the Greek explorer out of its depth in choppy waters.
23 August 2016
A political agreement in July looked likely to lead to progress for Lebanon's oil and gas tender, but the development was not as positive as it seemed and legislative hurdles remain.
9 August 2016
Egypt is slowly opening up its southern regions to oil and gas exploration, launching its second international bid round of the year on Sunday.
2 August 2016
Egypt has domestic and international bidders hoping to supply it with LNG despite an unclear pricing plan and a complex gas distribution system.
29 July 2016
Egypt is confident it will restart LNG exports in the future, but until then domestic problems mean there will be little activity.
15 July 2016
Egypt is in the market for another FSRU as it seeks to bridge the supply-demand gap while it waits for new fields to come onstream.
29 June 2016
The Apollonia field in Egypt’s Western Desert could spell a tight gas bonanza for Apache and Shell, but the price could be a problem.
16 June 2016
Egypt has been slow to pay IOCs for gas because of a shortage of US dollars, causing Dana Gas to consider curtailing its Egyptian investment plans.
2 June 2016
Egypt has released the licensing documents for its upcoming bidding round – which it postponed from January in the hope that oil prices would pick up.
19 May 2016
The huge Zohr gas discovery has prompted Egypt to drop plans for a third FSRU, but industrial gas users are still unhappy with the government.
5 May 2016
Israel is looking for a way to get a wider range of international companies involved in its Leviathan gas development.
21 April 2016