Challenges of an East Med Gas Pipeline
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Challenges of an East Med Gas Pipeline

Energy security is a key concern for the European Union (EU), an energy importer reliant on producing and transit countries for supply. The majority of the EU’s oil…

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When Can Egypt become a net gas exporter again?
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When Can Egypt become a net gas exporter again?

With total proven reserves of 65 trillion cubic feet at the end of 2015, Egypt is the 16th largest gas reserve-holder globally, says BNP Paribas. Egypt has laid…

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Can Egypt become an East Med gas hub?
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Can Egypt become an East Med gas hub?

French Bank BNP Paribas said that simultaneous offshore gas discoveries in Egypt, Israel, and Cyprus have opened a new opportunity for regional integration as discovered volumes seem to…

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Cyprus should develop its small gas fields
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Cyprus should develop its small gas fields

Cyprus announced its third oil and gas round a year ago, after the discovery of Zohr, a giant gas field off the coast of Egypt with gas reserves…

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Italian Prosecutors Want Eni CEO To Stand Trial In Nigeria Corruption Case
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Italian Prosecutors Want Eni CEO To Stand Trial In Nigeria Corruption Case

Milan prosecutors have asked for Italy’s Eni, its CEO Claudio Descalzi, Anglo-Dutch major Shell and ten individuals to be tried for alleged payment of bribes in connection with…

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Transparency in the Oil and Gas Sector: Much Talk but Limited Action
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Transparency in the Oil and Gas Sector: Much Talk but Limited Action

At their summit meeting in 2013, the Group of Eight (G8) highly industrialized nations—including Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United States—committed to…

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Eni agrees with government to export part of Zohr field production via Damietta processing plant
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Eni agrees with government to export part of Zohr field production via Damietta processing plant

Eni has reached an agreement with the government to export some of the gas produced from the Shorouk concession’s Zohr gas field through the processing plant in Damietta,…

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IEA moves to enhance global gas security
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IEA moves to enhance global gas security

While the rise of the liquefied natural gas market has accelerated the globalization of natural gas, the energy security implications of this transformation have attracted much less attention.…

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