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  • A Five Year Overview of Egypt’s Bid Rounds

    A Five Year Overview of Egypt’s Bid Rounds

    Monday, 1st January 2018

    A paramount indicator of the health of the investment climate in Egypt’s hydrocarbon industry is the performance of industry bid rounds. The fluctuating level of interest, value of the deals, and so forth tell tales not only about the investment influx in the sector, but of the confidence in the government as well as the economic prospects of the industry.

  • Understanding the Prospects of Brownfields In Egypt

    Understanding the Prospects of Brownfields In Egypt

    Monday, 1st January 2018

    As conventional oil fields are nearing maturity, market players have long shifted their focus towards maximizing the commercial viability of existing mature fields. Conventional brownfields account for around 65% of global oil production.

  • Peak Oil Demand: Just Around the Corner?

    Peak Oil Demand: Just Around the Corner?

    Sunday, 3rd December 2017

    The market used to worry about peak oil supply. The focus has shifted to peak oil demand as the industry witnesses a structural decline in demand from the developed world, and questions the appetite of the emerging world to grow at the insatiable rates experienced over the past 15 years.

  • Market Advantages of Cloud Computing: The Industry’s New IT Player

    Market Advantages of Cloud Computing: The Industry’s New IT Player

    Sunday, 3rd December 2017

    Cloud computing has been widely spread among companies due to its beneficial commercial use. The technology’s simple software system builds vast computer networks that secure data and enable new business opportunities.

  • Study Overview: Alternative Techniques for Vessel Inspection and CUI Management

    Study Overview: Alternative Techniques for Vessel Inspection and CUI Management

    Sunday, 3rd December 2017

    Vessel inspection and corrosion-under-insulation (CUI) management for onshore, offshore, and subsea areas can be slow, costly, and dangerous. Non-destructive-testing (NDT) techniques are commonly used to carry out these inspections; however, although effective, these techniques are slow and require extensive preparation.

  • Dreams and Realities: Zohr Moves Toward Production

    Dreams and Realities: Zohr Moves Toward Production

    Thursday, 12th October 2017

    Two years after its discovery, Egypt’s mammoth natural gas field is set to begin production this fall, providing welcome relief to a country currently heavily dependent on gas imports. The exploitation of Zohr—and its neighboring fields of Aphrodite, Tamar, and Leviathan in Cyprus and Israel—opens new opportunities for Egypt.

  • Developing Egypt’s Gas Grid: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES

    Developing Egypt’s Gas Grid: OBSTACLES AND OPPORTUNITIES

    Thursday, 12th October 2017

    The past two decades have witnessed a noteworthy expansion of the Egyptian natural gas market to the point where gas now accounts for more than half of the country’s energy needs, according to British Petroleum’s statistical review 2016.

  • A Deeper Look into Egypt’s Quest to Begin Natural Gas Exports

    A Deeper Look into Egypt’s Quest to Begin Natural Gas Exports

    Thursday, 12th October 2017

    Not only known for its antiquities and for being an agricultural provider, Egypt was once known for its natural gas exports. The North African Country was exporting around 30% of its natural gas production in 2009 in the form of liquefied natural gas (LNG), according to the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)’s Egypt country profile. However, growing local demand has turned Egypt into a gas importer after years of natural gas boom.

  • Understanding the Prospects of Natural Gas Vehicles in Egypt

    Understanding the Prospects of Natural Gas Vehicles in Egypt

    Monday, 9th October 2017

    The Egyptian cabinet announced in June the cut of fuel subsidies as a move to reduce the country’s budget deficit. The increase in benzene and diesel prices following the cabinet’s decision led many citizens to look for natural gas as a cheaper alternative of fuel.

  • The Fueling Effect of Natural Gas in Egypt’s Electricity  Sector

    The Fueling Effect of Natural Gas in Egypt’s Electricity Sector

    Friday, 6th October 2017

    Natural gas was the most recently discovered source of fossil fuel in Egypt, and it was left up to the discretion of the government to direct it towards the channels that would best serve the country. Due to the almost non-existent conversion costs, the government chose to use natural gas in power stations.