Tagged With Egypt
Turkey reignites East Med boundary dispute
19 October 2022
A new deal heats up simmering clash over exploration rights
Eni and TotalEnergies strike more gas in Cyprus
23 August 2022
The European producers celebrate further success in Block 6 but the East Med export conundrum remains unsolved
Vaalco and Transglobe to merge
14 July 2022
Combination of the independent E&P firms will be Africa-focused
Africa's upstream to feel transition squeeze
21 June 2022
The continent’s oil production will decline in the 2020s while gas production will increase before starting to slip, according to the IEA
Pharos benefits from Egypt’s flexibility
10 May 2022
The firm’s onshore Western Desert asset allows for rapid optimisation based on the macroeconomic environment
Egypt’s gas enthusiasm fires Energean
3 May 2022
The North African country’s appetite for molecules bodes well for future attractiveness
East Med aims to reap renewed gas appetite dividend
29 April 2022
Europe’s new urgency to diversify from Russian supply should offer opportunities, according to regional producer Energean
Capricorn builds an Egyptian platform for growth
26 April 2022
The Edinburgh-headquartered producer sees its basin-entry acquisition as just the start of a journey that could even take it beyond oil and gas
SDX getting things done in Egypt
25 April 2022
The AIM-listed producer sees advantages in the Egyptian oil and gas ecosystem’s ability to get on with the job
Eni’s North African gas agreements difficult to quantify
14 April 2022
The Italian IOC heralds more supply from Algeria and Egypt. But exactly how much remains open to question
Letter from the Middle East: Buyers call for more
29 March 2022
Western countries want Mideast Gulf producers to boost output, but the options are limited
Egyptian independents plan busy year
15 February 2022
The country is improving its attractiveness, but decline rates make activity a must
Licensing round February update
2 February 2022
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
UK-listed independents get busy
11 January 2022
Shareholder antipathy towards oil and gas is no stumbling block to activity
Egypt celebrates licensing round success
6 January 2022
North African country find takers for eight blocks
Saudi Arabia and Iraq could join the LNG export party
12 October 2021
In the longer term, the two Gulf heavyweights may become gas exporters. But Egypt’s return to the table could be in doubt
Egypt LNG restart optimism no substitute for gas strategy
11 April 2021
The high-profile restart of the Damietta facility has ramped up rhetoric and expectations. But it may not be as simple as that
Suez crisis highlights bottlenecks
3 April 2021
The blockage of the Suez Canal by a single vessel highlights how important navigational chokepoints are for the shipping sector and commodities markets
Cause for quiet optimism in the East Med
22 December 2020
Political stability and multilateral collaboration are essential to fulfilling the region’s economic potential
FID delays boost Mena LNG export chances
5 November 2020
Projects pushed back or cancelled elsewhere could offer opportunities for the region’s gas producers
Apicorp sees more woes for Egyptian and Algerian LNG
13 October 2020
The multilateral lender flags risks of ongoing shut-ins and difficult contract negotiations
Turkey drills in troubled waters
25 June 2020
The deployment of the Yavuz in a section of the Mediterranean claimed by Cyprus pushes the region closer to open conflict
Egypt’s stability rests on economic gains
28 November 2019
Unless Cairo can consolidate economic progress, upcoming elections could become a focal point for mass protests
Aphrodite feels the love
12 November 2019
Cypriot energy minister Georgios Lakkotrypis issues the country’s first exploitation licence to the Aphrodite consortium to export gas to Egypt
Egypt-Israel gas deal expands in scope
10 October 2019
Gas-rich Egypt may need regional supply to meet growing domestic demand and export aspirations in the medium-to-long-term
Egyptian LNG to return to full operation
20 September 2019
One of Egypt’s two liquefaction plants will back to full operation next month
Energean acquires Edison E&P
4 July 2019
The deal expands Energean’s footprint in the Mediterranean, giving it assets in gas-rich Egypt and Algeria for the first time
Egypt looks to LNG quick fix
29 April 2019
Off-take agreements complicate Egyptian option
Cyprus ponders gas monetisation options
29 April 2019
New natural gas discoveries offshore Cyprus have revived the possibility of the island hosting an LNG plant
Egypt lures in IOCs
28 February 2019
The cornerstone of the country's energy reforms aims to tempt foreign firms wary of setting foot in the Egyptian market
Egypt's gas paradox
28 February 2019
Importing gas may seem counterintuitive, but a deal to do just that is part of the country's gas renaissance
Hopes run high for the East Med
31 January 2019
Possible major new discoveries, along with rising production and simmering regional geopolitics, make 2019 a year of reckoning
Middle East flashpoints on the horizon
28 January 2019
Opportunities for resolving some conflicts in 2019 look more positive than before, but the region's fundamental crises remain entrenched
Reaping the rewards of Egypt's reforms
7 January 2019
Soaring natural gas production and a tourism revival paint a positive economic picture for Egypt
Israel mulls future gas strategy
4 January 2019
Supply and demand scenarios underpin recommendations on the fate of as-yet-undiscovered gasfields
Israel plans to be powered by natural gas
30 November 2018
Israel has set targets for greater use of gas in power generation and transport over the coming decade
Israel-Egypt gas export deal shapes up
5 October 2018
Practical steps have been taken that could eventually enable gas from Israel’s offshore to be piped to Egypt
East Med's best is yet to come
11 September 2018
The East Med has enjoyed deep water success over recent years and there are new developments to watch out for
Greece presses the E&P button
3 September 2018
Plans for deep-water exploration have raised hopes of an eventual major natural gas discovery, while onshore oil development is progressing slowly
More energy reforms needed, IMF tells Egypt
20 August 2018
The Egyptian economy continued to improve in 2018, according to the organisation, but further measures are needed
Eni hopes for second Egypt gas bonanza
2 July 2018
With production from the vast Zohr offshore gasfield rising fast, Eni is to start exploring another potential play
Egypt wears the East Med LNG crown
20 June 2018
With production rising fast and other East Med countries looking for markets, Egypt is hoping that its LNG plants will soon come into their own
Global refining capacity is going to keep growing
24 April 2018
Fast-growing markets are adding more plants and eking out gains at older ones. What's coming on, where, and when?
Sisi keeps a lid on
16 March 2018
Egyptians face another four years of authoritarian rule
Egypt's gas strategy
16 March 2018
New natural gas coming on stream will boost the country's economy, in the short term
The Zohr effect
15 March 2018
Hopes are high of fresh finds in the area
Full speed ahead for Egypt's gas
15 March 2018
Eni's parallel-development method has enabled it to smash records at its mega-giant Zohr gas project. Petroleum Economist was given exclusive access to the onshore operations
Middle East LNG imports set to soar
2 March 2018
Gas shortages will prompt expansion in regional demand for liquefied natural gas
Diverse East Mediterranean outlook
6 February 2018
Egypt will enjoy a gas boom, while Cyprus and Israel struggle to find export markets
New crisis and old
22 January 2018
Subdued oil prices and intractable wars cast a shadow over the year
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