Natural Gas

Cabinet denies news of natural gas shortage

Sun, 17 Jan 2021 - 02:40 GMT

The center, in a statement Sunday, said it had contacted the Petroleum Ministry to verify the news, adding that the Ministry dismissed all reports of a fuel crisis as baseless.

Minister praises presidential support for expanding gas-powered cars

Fri, 08 Jan 2021 - 12:38 GMT

The stage is now set for expanding the national project to use natural gas as vehicle fuel in light of the increase of local production of natural gas along with the support offered by the presidency and the government and the efforts of several bodies concerned in the state to that effect, said Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tareq el Mulla.

CBE governor: 287 natural gas fuel stations to be established at LE 5.3B

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 02:09 GMT

About LE 15 billion will be secured for financing the first stage of the initiative, noting that three stages will cost up to LE 60 billion.​

Sisi directs to help citizens convert vehicles to natural gas

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 10:59 GMT

Sisi on Monday inspected the pavilions of the first exhibition showcasing technologies of converting vehicles to run on natural gas.

Sisi highlights direct benefits of vehicle conversion to run on CNG to citizens

Mon, 04 Jan 2021 - 06:21 GMT

The old private cars would be replaced by new ones of the latest models that run on gas at a low cost with large financial facilities, low-interest rates and long-term loans, the Presidency said.

Cabinet to convert 2.3K public buses to run on natural gas

Sat, 02 Jan 2021 - 02:31 GMT

Ministry of Local Development revealed an enlarged plan was presented by Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly to convert 2,300 public buses in Cairo and Alexandria over five years.

1st expo for technologies of vehicles conversions to natural gas set for Jan.: min.

Sun, 20 Dec 2020 - 01:30 GMT

The expo targets raising awareness about the the economic and environment benefits of switching to natural gas as well the funding programs seeking to help people in undertaking the conversion to natural gas, the minister added.

Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum reviews headquarter agreement to be concluded with Egypt

Wed, 16 Dec 2020 - 01:33 GMT

The high-level working group of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum held its eighth meeting via video conference technology, to discuss a number of organizational matters to activate the activities of the forum.

Egypt aims to convert 400,000 cars to operate on natural gas within 3 years

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 06:13 GMT

This expansion will be accompanied by an increase in the number of supply stations by about 350 new stations during the coming period, bringing the total number of stations to 550 stations to cover various areas for easy access.

Egypt produces 6.2 billion cubic feet of gas per day, ranks 13th in world

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 03:44 GMT

The petroleum sector has succeeded during the past six years in signing 86 petroleum agreements and attracting new international companies in the field of research and exploration, and the two largest projects to collect geophysical data have been implemented in the Red Sea and the Arab region in the Mediterranean.

Egypt’s president urges allocating incentives to encourage old cars replacement with others running on natural gas

Thu, 10 Dec 2020 - 06:19 GMT

El-Sisi ordered organizing a comprehensive exhibition to support the national program in this regard and inviting big international companies manufacturing cars.

AOI inks cooperation protocol to manufacture natural gas tanks

Wed, 09 Dec 2020 - 11:06 GMT

Tarras was speaking on Tuesday during a ceremony of signing a cooperation protocol between AOI and Saad Eldin Group.

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.

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