Natural Gas

Egypt 2nd largest Arab exporter of LNG to EU, 5th globally

Tue, 14 Mar 2023 - 01:55 GMT

The EU received supplies from 27 countries, with the share of LNG exceeding that of natural gas delivered through pipelines for the first time.

Italy welcomes legal migrants from Egypt, aims for bigger energy cooperation: FM Antonio Tajani

Sun, 22 Jan 2023 - 12:28 GMT

The minister elaborated that Italy wants to establish an energy hub in Europe in cooperation with other Mediterranean states.

Egyptian president, Italian FM discuss economic cooperation, illegal migration

Sun, 22 Jan 2023 - 11:50 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi met Sunday with Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Antonio Tajani

2nd in less than a week..Egypt announces new gas discovery

Sun, 15 Jan 2023 - 05:53 GMT

This comes less than a week after the announcement of a gas discovery in Egypt by the German company Wintershall Dea, on Thursday, Jan. 12, in one of its concession areas in the Nile Delta.

Egypt's vehicle replacement to natural gas helps over 24K citizens: Minister

Sat, 05 Nov 2022 - 11:23 GMT

Egyptian Finance Minister Mohamed Maeet said the state works on increasing the number of beneficiaries of the presidential initiative aiming at replacing gasoline-powered vehicles that are manufactured 20 years ago by natural gas-operated ones.

Egypt 'ready' to export natural gas to Lebanon immediately: Minister

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 03:27 GMT

This came during a meeting with the Minister of Petroleum, Walid Fayyad, the Lebanese Minister of Energy and Water, who is currently visiting Cairo, according to a statement from the Ministry of Petroleum, Monday.

Egypt’s gas exports hit $8B in 2021/2022

Mon, 26 Sep 2022 - 02:37 GMT

The government has implemented a plan to rationalize electricity consumption in order to provide natural gas used in the stations in order to export it abroad in light of the high global prices.

Egypt modernizes public transport fleet, converts 2K buses to run using natural gas

Wed, 21 Sep 2022 - 06:58 GMT

The ministry is modernizing the fleet of the public transport in Cairo and Alexandria to operate using natural gas instead of diesel, in partnership with Ministry of Military Production.

Cairo aims to convert 1,962 buses to work with natural gas instead of diesel

Wed, 17 Aug 2022 - 10:29 GMT

The plan aims to achieve the economic optimum benefit from Egypt’s wealth of natural gas, and to maximize the added value thereof.

BP wins rights to explore for natural gas in concession in Egypt

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 02:10 GMT

The concession area is located about 20 kilometers west of the Raven field in the Mediterranean Sea, with an area of ​​about 2,600 square kilometers, at a depth ranging between 500 and 2,000 meters.

How will Egypt benefit from gas export agreement with Israel, EU?

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 08:40 GMT

Certainly, Egypt’s share of the total natural gas exports worldwide will increase on the back of signing an agreement with Israel and the European Union (EU) on natural gas delivery to the European Union (EU) from the East Med region.

EU Commission president in Egypt to meet with Sisi

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 09:52 GMT

Her discussions with Sisi will focus on tackling food insecurity in the region and in the world, extending our energy and climate cooperation, and ensuring a successful COP27, she tweeted.

EU ready to broker solution to Ethiopian Dam crisis affecting Egypt: European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 01:19 GMT

The interview covered the food and energy crises ensued from the Russia-Ukraine War.

Egyptian president discusses regional, global crises with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 11:59 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.

8 mega refining projects reduced oil imports by 30% - Petroleum min.

Mon, 30 May 2022 - 05:59 GMT

Molla was reviewing the oil sector's measures during the current crisis before the energy and environment committee of the House of Representatives, headed by MP Hossam Awadallah.

Egypt completes 60% of plan targeting to double natural gas stations

Mon, 18 Apr 2022 - 03:15 GMT

The ministry noted that the number of gas-powered vehicles in Egypt rose to 500,000 by January.

PM attends signing of deal between EGAS, Eni to export LNG to Europe

Wed, 13 Apr 2022 - 03:16 GMT

The deal aims at making the optimal use of Egypt's natural gas reserves by maximizing production capabilities in a way that enables EGAS to explore new opportunities to increase production.

Egyptian president meets with Eni CEO to discuss joint projects

Thu, 31 Mar 2022 - 02:36 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Thursday an Eni delegation led by CEO Claudio Descalizi in the presence of Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek al-Mulla.

Egyptian, Greek FMs discuss cooperation in sectors of natural gas, electricity linkage

Mon, 28 Mar 2022 - 04:42 GMT

The two ministers stressed the importance of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum as a multilateral cooperation framework in the energy field.

Oil min.: Egypt to start exporting gas to Lebanon in weeks

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 12:47 GMT

On September 2021, the energy ministers of Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, and Jordan agreed on a roadmap to supply Lebanon with Egyptian natural gas to generate electricity amid the ongoing Lebanese energy crisis.