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Drilling offshore Egypt Pipelines, Storage & Power

Zohr ramp-up leads Egypt to make gas supply changes

Egypt is making big plans for its gas sector as the country’s domestic output increases.

20 September 2018
Beirut, Lebanon Exploration & Production

Lebanon mulls licensing changes ahead of Round 2

Lebanon may scrap a requirement to secure approvals from its Council of Ministers before the country’s second licensing round.

19 September 2018
LNG

Qatar Petroleum to take FIDs on LNG trains in 2019 – CEO

Qatar Petroleum aims to take FIDs on its three new LNG trains by the end of next year.

18 September 2018
Exploration & Production

Barzan gas project pipeline to be fixed ‘soon’ – Kaabi

The pipeline serving the Barzan gas project in Qatar is “on its way to getting fixed”, Qatar Petroleum’s chief executive, Saad al-Kaabi has said.

18 September 2018
LNG

Bahrain completes LNG terminal

Construction of Bahrain’s LNG terminal has been completed.

17 September 2018
Exploration & Production

Egypt signs deepwater exploration deal with Shell and Petronas

Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum has signed a deepwater oil and gas exploration agreement with Shell and Malaysia’s Petronas.

17 September 2018
Exploration & Production

Phase 9B of WDDM will start up in October

Phase 9B of the West Delta Deep Marine concession will start up in October, Egypt's energy minster has said

14 September 2018
LNG

Reganosa and Enagás to make joint bid for Al-Zour service contract

Enagás and Reganosa have signed an agreement to jointly take part in the bidding process for the provision of operations and maintenance services for Kuwait’s Al-Zour LNG terminal.

14 September 2018
Exploration & Production

Shell suspends activity in Iran

Shell has decided to suspend its activities in Iran, according to

14 September 2018
Exploration & Production

BP to start up Giza and Fayoum fields this year

BP is on track to start up its Giza and Fayoum fields in Egypt’s West Nile Delta project by the end of the year.

13 September 2018
Exploration & Production

Turkish Petroleum Corp. licensed to explore Siirt and Batman

Turkey’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources has awarded Turkish Petroleum Corp. a licence to explore in the provinces of Siirt and Batman.

12 September 2018
The Egyptian LNG plant in Idku Exploration & Production

Egyptian award could restart Damietta LNG exports

A resolution to the dispute between Union Fenosa Gas and the Egyptian government could see LNG exports resume from the Damietta plant.

12 September 2018
Electricity pylons near the Burj Khalifa in Dubai. Pipelines, Storage & Power

GCCIA scales down power exchange plans

The revised version of the GCC’s power exchange will handle smaller volumes and fewer products, but will be cheaper and will grow with the market.

11 September 2018
LNG

PetroChina signs SPA with Qatargas for 3.4 mtpa of LNG

PetroChina has signed a long-term SPA with Qatargas for 3.4 mtpa of LNG over 22 years.

10 September 2018
Companies & Finance

Aramco starts talks on debt financing for Sabic stake purchase

Saudi Aramco has started talks with banks for up to $70 billion in loans to help it buy a stake in Sabic

7 September 2018
LNG

Egypt to stop importing LNG by end of September – report

Egypt plans to stop importing LNG by the end of this month, the government has said.

7 September 2018
LNG

Qatar interested in investing in German LNG terminal

Qatar Petroleum is interested in investing in an LNG terminal in Germany and is in talks with German companies Uniper and RWE

5 September 2018
Alternative Fuels

Iran to make Gulf of Oman port its main oil terminal

Iran plans to make its export facility at Bandar-e-Jask into its main oil shipping facility, President Hassan Rouhani has said.

5 September 2018
LNG

RasGas to deliver LNG to Bangladesh under long-term deal

Qatar’s RasGas will start delivering LNG to Bangladesh from 9 September under a long-term agreement signed between the two countries

5 September 2018
Exploration & Production

NIOC completes study on Iranian shale gas resources

National Iranian Oil Co. has completed a study on Iran’s shale gas resources, its Exploration Directorate said in a statement.

5 September 2018

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