Egypt to halt LNG imports by the end of 2018

Egypt plans to completely halt importing LNG by the end of 2018, particularly as domestic production will be given a further boost once the Zohr field comes online, El Molla said, Ahram Gate reports. The imports will continue through 1H2018 as Egypt is tied to contracts with LNG importers, according to the minister. Ending imports comes as Egypt plans to turn into a regional energy hub by 2018.