Natural Gas

BP starts natural gas production from Kattameya field

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 12:14 GMT

The Kattameya field is located in the North Damietta offshore concession area.

State incentives increased natural gas supplies to houses: Molla

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 10:35 GMT

The number of the housing units benefiting from the project reached to 11.3 million housing units, Molla said.

Egypt becomes active player in oil, NATGAS in region: French Amb.

Thu, 24 Sep 2020 - 02:20 GMT

He stressed that Egypt has great ambitions to become a regional energy hub.

Egypt’s President approves amendments to custom tax law

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 06:24 GMT

Amendments to the law defines the value of custom taxes on imported equipment required for charging stations and natural gas fueling stations.

Egypt’s gas exports double to 4.5 bcm in 2019

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 12:07 GMT

About 1.7 billion cubic meters of exports went to Europe, while Asia and the Pacific countries received 2.7 billion cubic meters, led by Pakistan with about 900 million cubic meters.

Molla: Natural gas very important for economic growth

Tue, 11 Aug 2020 - 02:32 GMT

He added in statements during signing a contract of supplying natural gas to the industrial area in Eastern Port Said between the General Authority for the Suez Canal Economic Zone and Sinai Company for Gas that his ministry is working to benefit from natural gas for achieving social and economic development.

Petroleum min., Cypriot counterpart discuss boosting partnership in field of natural gas

Wed, 05 Aug 2020 - 10:02 GMT

They also discussed cooperation mechanisms under the umbrella of East Med Gas Forum (EMGF) in light of friendship ties and strong bonds binding both countries at the political and economic levels with the support of presidents of both countries.

Egypt, Greece to sign deal on maritime demarcation in the Mediterranean Sea

Sat, 18 Jul 2020 - 04:45 GMT

“We are close, very close,” to a deal,” said ambassador of Greece to Egypt Nikoaos Garilidis.

Natural gas reaches 5M housing units in 6 years: Petroleum min.

Thu, 16 Jul 2020 - 11:44 GMT

In a statement on Thursday, Molla said that the natural gas has been extended for first time to villages and cities in Upper Egypt and densely populated districts.

Egypt’s Industry Minister reveals full strategy to convert gasoline-powered cars to natural gas

Mon, 13 Jul 2020 - 01:45 GMT

Through an inventory conducted in coordination with the Ministry of Interior, there are 1.8 million vehicles considered under the initiative, which is set to be implemented over the course of two to five years.

Egypt’s Sisi calls for new initiative to replace old cars with gas-powered vehicles

Sun, 12 Jul 2020 - 12:15 GMT

"We have the right, as a country, to license gas-powered cars only and to stop licensing new cars that run on gasoline," He added.

Coronavirus: EGAS ends 2 agreements with foreign partners over non-compliance

Sat, 25 Apr 2020 - 10:26 GMT

The EGAS, in a statement issued on Saturday, said a settlement agreement and another framework agreement signed with ENI, Naturgy, Union Venusa Gas and the Spanish Egyptian Natural Gas Company (Cigas) were canceled.

Egypt's denies importing amounts of natural gas

Fri, 24 Jan 2020 - 12:03 GMT

Egypt has become a natural gas exporter in the final quarter of 2018, the ministry underscored.

Israel starts pumping natural gas to Egypt: Ministry

Wed, 15 Jan 2020 - 09:36 GMT

The Petroleum Ministry, in a statement Wednesday, said it would make the announcement during an Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum, set for Cairo on Thursday.

Egypt to import Chinese buses powered by electricity, natural gas

Tue, 24 Dec 2019 - 12:43 GMT

This came on Tuesday during Shaarawy's meeting with a delegation from the Chinese company Yutong which is specialized in manufacturing electric and natural gas-powered buses.

Cairo launches operation trial of 1st electric bus

Tue, 17 Dec 2019 - 10:31 GMT

Cairo launched Tuesday a trial operation of its first electric bus, as a prelude to deploy more buses into service at the public transport sector, along with natural-gas powered buses in the governorate.

Egypt, Norway discuss petroleum cooperation

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 01:10 GMT

This took place during his meeting with Norwegian Ambassador here Lena Natasha Lind.

DFC provides Egypt with $430M in insurance to Natural gas projects

Sat, 23 Nov 2019 - 01:46 GMT

The insurance will enable Noble Energy Inc. of Houston, Texas to restore the 90-kilometer EMG Pipeline running from the coastal city of Ashkelon, Israel and under the Mediterranean Sea to its destination in Al-Arish, Egypt.

Egypt, Toyota Tsusho discuss manufacturing natural gas-powered microbuses

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 - 04:15 GMT

Egypt and Toyota Tsusho discussed on Sunday how the giant Japanese company can contribute to the government’s plans to manufacturing natural gas-powered microbuses.

Gov't: Natural gas used in some industries may be re-priced

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 - 11:22 GMT

This decision falls within the framework of the economic, environmental, political and social changes in the local market and as per the provisions of Law no. (196/2017) for the Regulation of Gas Market Activities.