Egypt Conducts Seismic Survey on Suez Gulf, Western Desert
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Egypt Conducts Seismic Survey on Suez Gulf, Western Desert

The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum is re-conducting seismic surveys on the Gulf of Suez, using modern global technologies to identify crude oil reserves, said Minister Tarek El Molla,…

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Zohr gas field offshore Egypt building to peak capacity – Rosneft
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Zohr gas field offshore Egypt building to peak capacity – Rosneft

Gas produced from the deepwater Zohr field in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea totaled 12.2 bcm last year, according to partner Rosneft. During the second half…

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Lebanon Seeks to Re-import Egyptian Natural Gas
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Lebanon Seeks to Re-import Egyptian Natural Gas

Lebanon seeks to re-import Egypt’s natural gas in light of the 2009 contract between the two countries, said Cesar Abi Khalil, Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water, Egypt…

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Will Lebanon be the Next Hydrocarbon Exploration Hotspot?
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Will Lebanon be the Next Hydrocarbon Exploration Hotspot?

The Northern Levant Basin offshore Lebanon is the last place to be explored in the Eastern Mediterranean.  However, following up on the country’s 1st successful offshore licensing round…

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Turkey pushing ahead with hydrocarbons exploration around Cyprus
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Turkey pushing ahead with hydrocarbons exploration around Cyprus

The Turkish vessel Barbaros will begin explorations in Cyprus’ offshore block 9 on Sunday, while explorations in blocks 1, 8 and 12 of Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ)…

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Cyprus Cabinet approves bill for Egypt pipeline deal
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Cyprus Cabinet approves bill for Egypt pipeline deal

The cabinet on Thursday approved a bill governing an inter-state agreement with Egypt for the construction of a subsea natural gas pipeline crossing through the exclusive economic zones…

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Egyptian Gas Officially Reaches Jordan
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Egyptian Gas Officially Reaches Jordan

Egypt has officially exported natural gas to Jordan, covering half of its power plants’ demands, a Jordanian government official told Jordan Times. Egypt started re-exporting experimental quantities to…

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Egyptian Parliament Approves Egypt-Cyprus Gas Pipeline
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Egyptian Parliament Approves Egypt-Cyprus Gas Pipeline

The Energy and Environment Committee of the Egyptian Parliament, headed by Talaat El Swedy, approved the Presidential decree number 537 for year 2018 regarding the agreement of constructing…

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Political cooperation will enhance East Med gas prospects
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Political cooperation will enhance East Med gas prospects

Politicians can’t do much about gas prices but removing political risk from a region certainly makes it more attractive to energy buyers. Commercial viability for gas in the…

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EGAS to Drill 13 Wells with $510 M Investments
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EGAS to Drill 13 Wells with $510 M Investments

The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) plans to drill 13 wells in the Nile Delta and the Mediterranean Sea during fiscal year (FY) 2019/20, with total investments…

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