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New study indicates high potential for gas discoveries in Red Sea

The results of recent geophysical data analysis in the Red Sea carried out by Schlumberger in cooperation with Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) revealed a 70% potentiality for new natural gas discoveries according to a seismic survey. A source from the petroleum sector told Daily News Egypt that the analysis have shown that …

Mohamed Adel

Egypt likely to resume natural gas exports to Jordan in January 2019

Jordan will resume pipeline gas imports from Egypt through the Arab Gas Pipeline (AGP) in January 2019, an unnamed Jordanian government official told Hellenic Shipping News. Egyptian state-owned EGAS had been planning to resume pipeline exports to Jordan in 2019, and in March, Egypt’s Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla announced that the exports will resume …

Daily News Egypt

EGAS organises workshop to support natural gas delivery teams for homes

The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) organised a workshop to support the teams of the natural gas delivery project for homes, which is funded by the European Union, the French Agency for Development, and the World Bank. The project is being implemented within the framework of the gas delivery programme for homes in different …

Daily News Egypt

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