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Drilling at the West Nile Delta LNG

New deals bring Egypt closer to creating gas hub

Burgeoning domestic output and pipeline plans are enabling Egypt to realise its gas export ambitions.

3 October 2018
LNG

Egypt takes delivery of its final LNG cargo

Egypt has stopped importing LNG, Petroleum Minister Tarek el-Molla has announced.

2 October 2018
The British Innovator LNG tanker LNG

Bahrain prepares to tap LNG market for first delivery

Bahrain will turn to the spot market to supply its upcoming LNG project, which is due to be completed soon.

2 October 2018
An LNG plant in Qatar. LNG

Qatar LNG expansion further blow to future US exports

Qatar will boost its liquefaction capacity to 110 mtpa in an effort to defend its market share, a move that will worsen the prospects of early-stage US LNG projects.

28 September 2018
Exploration & Production

Noble signs agreements to export Israeli gas to Egypt

Noble Energy has signed multiple agreements to support gas deliveries to Egypt from the Leviathan and Tamar fields offshore Israel.

27 September 2018
LNG

Qatar Petroleum plans four new LNG trains

Qatar Petroleum plans to build four new LNG trains as part of a major expansion project, up from the previous plan for three.

27 September 2018
Exploration & Production

ADNOC signs EPC contract for integrated gas project

ADNOC’s LNG subsidiary has signed an EPC contract for the second phase of the emirate’s IGD-E project.

26 September 2018
Supply & Demand

Egypt supplies gas to Jordan

Egypt is supplying small quantities of gas to Jordan, Jordanian Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati said on Tuesday.

26 September 2018
Companies & Finance

United Energy Group to buy Kuwait Energy

United Energy Group said on Monday that it would buy Kuwait Energy for up to $651 million.

24 September 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Siemens offers to boost Iraqi power capacity

Siemens has offered to expand Iraq’s gas-fired power generating capacity by 11 GW over four years.

24 September 2018
Companies & Finance

SDX in talks with BP to buy Gulf of Suez Petroleum Co. stake

SDX Energy has confirmed it is in talks with BP to buy the major’s stake in Gulf of Suez Petroleum Co.

21 September 2018
Companies & Finance

SOCO acquires Merlon Petroleum to gain access to Egypt’s Western Desert

SOCO International has acquired privately owned Egyptian explorer Merlon Petroleum in a deal worth $215 million

21 September 2018
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

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