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Cyprus to pipe Aphrodite gas to Egypt for liquefaction

Cyprus has reached an agreement with Egypt to pipe gas from the Aphrodite field to Egyptian liquefaction facilities

7 August 2018
Global Markets

Iran-Turkmenistan gas supply dispute goes to international arbitration

Iran and Turkmenistan have taken their dispute over gas supplies to international arbitration.

6 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Iran and Pakistan to restart pipeline negotiations

Iran and Pakistan are preparing to restart negotiations over a long-awaited gas pipeline between the two countries.

6 August 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Egypt to start importing gas from Israel in Q1 2019

Egypt’s Dolphinus Holdings plans to start importing gas from Israel in Q1 2019.

6 August 2018
A Noble Energy drillship Exploration & Production

Aphrodite back in the spotlight

The IOCs developing the Aphrodite field off Cyprus are attempting to secure better terms from the Cypriot government.

3 August 2018
Drilling at Genel Energy’s Miran site in Iraq Exploration & Production

Iraq tells state companies to develop Mansuriya field

Iraq’s oil ministry has called on state-run companies to take over development of the country’s urgently needed gas reserves.

3 August 2018
Exploration & Production

BP to start drilling in Egypt’s Ramadan field

BP will drill its first exploration wells at the Ramadan field in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez in October.

2 August 2018
Companies & Finance

KUFPEC receives $1.1 bln in loans to acquire oil and gas assets

Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Co. has secured $1.1 billion in loans, which it will use to acquire more oil and gas assets.

2 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Iraq calls on NOCs to develop fields after licensing round draws little interest

Iraq’s Ministry of Oil has commissioned several Iraqi oil companies to develop the Mansuriya gas field.

1 August 2018
Exploration & Production

Apache to drill three wells in Egypt’s Western Desert by the end of the year

Apache plans to drill three of its seven planned wells in Egypt’s Western Desert by the end of 2018.

1 August 2018
Iranian military exercise in the Strait of Hormuz LNG

Middle East LNG chokepoints face heightened threats

Shipping routes in the Bab el-Mandeb and Hormuz straits are coming under pressure as tensions rise in the Middle East.

1 August 2018
Exploration & Production

EGPC signs deal with BP on Suez exploration

BP will drill three wells in the region as part of its agreement with Egyptian General Petroleum Corp.

31 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Petroleum Development Oman completes Mabrouk appraisal

Petroleum Development Oman is waiting for the Ministry of Oil and Gas to approve its work plan.

31 July 2018
LNG

Saudi Arabia suspends oil shipments after Houthi attacks

Saudi Arabia has suspended oil shipments through the Red Sea after Yemeni Houthi militants attacked two crude tankers.

27 July 2018
South Pars Phase 12 Policy & Regulation

Energy battle lines drawn on US-Iran divide

US sanctions have forced western companies out of Iran, but Russian and Chinese companies have an opportunity to fill the void.

27 July 2018
Exploration & Production

South Sudan cancels Total block talks

South Sudan’s Ministry of Petroleum has cancelled talks with Total over the sale of two blocks.

26 July 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Indian renewable power capacity passes 71 GW

India’s installed renewable energy capacity reached 71.3 GW at the beginning of June.

25 July 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Siemens completes power megaproject in Egypt

A Siemens-led consortium has finished constructing 14.4 GW of combined-cycle gas power plants in Egypt.

25 July 2018
Exploration & Production

Rosgeologia signs exploration contract with Sudan to explore the Red Sea

Russia’s Rosgeologia has signed an agreement with Sudan’s petroleum ministry to explore for gas in the Red Sea.

25 July 2018
Exploration & Production

NIOC studies Gazprom proposal for Iran’s North Pars field

National Iranian Oil Co. is analysing a proposal from Gazprom to develop the Kangan and Dalan reserves in Iran’s North Pars gas field.

25 July 2018

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