Western Desert

Egypt's High-Speed Electric Train to be extended to Toshki in Western Desert

Mon, 16 May 2022 - 02:57 GMT

The minister further noted that the train will reach Abou Simbel.

Eni announces 3 new oil and gas discoveries in Egypt's Western Desert

Tue, 26 Oct 2021 - 06:15 GMT

Italian multinational oil and gas company Eni, announced Tuesday three new oil and gas discoveries in the concessions of Meleiha and southwest of Meleiha, in Egypt's Western Desert.

Egyptian president checks harvest in 'New Delta'

Tue, 06 Apr 2021 - 10:54 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is checking Tuesday the harvest of crops cultivated within the New Delta national project located in the Western Desert.

Oil minister: Use of cutting-edge technology to locate oil in western desert

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 03:56 GMT

He pointed out to cooperation with Italy's Eni company to graduate specialists in the fields of safety and allow them to get masters and PhD degrees in the field of safety.

Sisi asks PM to expand water, agricultural project in Matrouh into Western Desert

Mon, 16 Nov 2020 - 10:30 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi asked the prime minister and the minister of agriculture to expand the scope of a water and agricultural project well into the Western Desert in cooperation with the International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD).

Petroleum Ministry: 10 new exploratory wells dug in Western Desert

Mon, 02 Sep 2019 - 12:17 GMT

The Ministry of Petroleum said 10 exploratory wells were dug in the Western Desert and they went online in a record time with a daily average output of 5,000 oil barrels.

Army uproots terrorist cell in Western Desert: military spox

Sat, 02 Feb 2019 - 08:42 GMT

The Armed Forces and Civil Police killed eight dangerous terrorists and arrested others in a raid launched in the Western Desert.

Armed Forces foil smuggling attempt on western borders

Sat, 27 Oct 2018 - 09:25 GMT

The operation is the outcome of a joint cooperation between the Egyptian Border Guard and the Western Military Region.

Military courts to receive results of Wahat attack's investigation

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 07:17 GMT

The military judiciary will receive the results of the investigation of the terrorist attack in the Western Desert in October 2017.

Egypt stops liquefied gas importation

Sat, 29 Sep 2018 - 01:49 GMT

The country’s daily production of gas rose this month to 6.6 billion cubic meters from six billion cubic meters in July 2017.

57% of Egypt's crude oil production comes from Western Desert: Min.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 - 01:53 GMT

Molla said his ministry is implementing an overall program to beef up oil and gas production from the Western Desert.

New agreement to dig 7 wells in Western Desert, at investments worth $9M

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 - 09:41 GMT

The agreement was signed by CEO of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) Abed Ezz el Regal and Apache Egypt Regional Vice President and General Manager David Chi.

NATO to launch new program with Egypt: Brussels sources

Tue, 10 Jul 2018 - 10:42 GMT

NATO will launch a program with Egypt in the coming days to enhance mutual security partnership in the framework of it cooperation with the MENA region

Consortium to build natural gas processing plant in Egypt’s Western Desert

Sun, 13 May 2018 - 12:28 GMT

A consortium including Italy’s Eni, Russia's Lukoil and the EGPC is set to establish a natural gas processing plant in Egypt’s Western Desert.

Petroleum Min. announces new oil discovery in Western Desert

Fri, 04 May 2018 - 12:20 GMT

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tariq Al-Mulla announced Thursday a new oil discovery in Egypt’s Western Desert, an official statement said.

Italy's Eni announces new oil discovery in Egypt's western desert

Thu, 03 May 2018 - 11:50 GMT

Italian Energy company Eni announces on Thursday a new oil discovery in Egypt's western desert.

Cabinet approves 2 agreements on oil exploration

Wed, 07 Feb 2018 - 04:21 GMT

The Cabinet approved Wednesday two agreements on oil exploration in the Gulf of Suez and the western desert.

Fossil of school bus-sized dinosaur dug up in Egyptian desert

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Scientists have unearthed in a Sahara Desert oasis in Egypt fossils of a long-necked, four-legged, dinosaur that lived roughly 80 million years ago.

Farafra Oasis and its hidden gems

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 07:30 GMT

A short introduction to the magical Farafra Oasis and its hidden gems

Sisi to inaugurate 11 projects worth LE 6 billion Monday

Sun, 07 Jan 2018 - 04:01 GMT

These are all highways and bridges as part of the Government's plan of developing road networks in the country.