10 liquefied natural gas (LNG) trading firms have been invited by EGAS to join a technical workshop. The said workshop is believed to be a shortlisting of potential winners for a major LNG tender, reported Ahram Online. Originally 12 companies bid on a tender to supply Egypt with  45 LNG cargoes for 2015/2016 shipment; however only 10 were invited. invited companies include Noble Group, PetroChina, Shell, Gunvor, Vitol, Trafigura, Gas Natural, BP and Engie.