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Developing Egypt’s natural gas network essential for economic activity

Projects to develop and improve the efficiency of Egypt’s national natural gas network are currently underway as gas transmission is essential for various economic and domestic activities across Egypt, said Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla El-Molla explained that these developments are necessary to meet the increase in consumption and to accommodate the changes occurring in …

Mohamed Samir

$15bn deals signed to export Israeli natural gas to Egypt

Two 10-years agreements, worth $15bn, to export Israeli natural gas to Egypt were signed on Monday. The agreements between Delek Drilling and Noble Energy—the operators of Israel’s largest natural gas fields Tamar and Leviathan—and the Egyptian company Dolphinus Holdings, will supply Egypt with 7bn cubic metres of gas annually, according to the press statement issued …

Mohamed Samir

The fuel price hikes have recently led to traffic jams at nearby gas stations and scuffles with fuel consumers. (AFP\Photo)

SMEDA launches an EGP 100m-worth initiative to convert cars to natural gas

Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) signed two contracts worth EGP 15m on Wednesday with natural gas company Cargas to finance the project of converting cars to run on dual fuel, natural gas and gasoline, in addition to opening outlets for the engine oil sales. The first contract aims at converting 2000 cars to natural gas …

Hossam Mounir

Egypt’s energy future between reality and fantasies

Egypt is the second largest producer of natural gas in Africa after Algeria, yet Egypt’s power generation infrastructure is dependent on natural gas. More than 75% of the electricity generated in Egypt comes from natural gas plants. Egypt currently produces about 3.9bn cubic feet of gas per day and imports another 1-1.1bn cubic feet per …

Mohamed Samir

Egypt aims to import LNG shipments in 2018

Egypt is planning to import between 100 and 108 cargoes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) this year while preparing to begin production at two gas fields. This step will help the country approach its self-sufficiency target. According to a reporter from Bloomberg familiar with the matter whom asked not to be identified, the LNG shipments …

Farida Ismail

Is energy-efficient Germany out of our league?

It triggers both fascination and envy to know about other countries achievements in diverse fields, while we in Egypt persistently undergo electricity cuts and water shortages. Now that it is summer time and consumption is skyrocketing, the occurrence of these phenomena is also going to increase. While we use natural gas, diesel, and fuel to …

Nouran Samir

Will Israeli natural gas flow in Egypt’s pipelines?

A recent visit by Egypt’s Foreign Minister could signal potential cooperation between Israel and Egypt in the eastern Mediterranean gas fields. However, given domestic market needs mixed with a complicated history in Egypt-Israel business relations in the energy sector, the future remains unclear

Mohamed Samir