Hurghada

  • Libya’s NOC Lifts Force Majeure at Sharara Oilfield

    Libya’s NOC Lifts Force Majeure at Sharara Oilfield

    Sunday, 11th October 2020

    Libya’s National Oil Company (NOC) has announced that the force majeure at Sharara oilfield has been lifted with immediate effect and that production has restarted.

  • NREA to Launch Solar Power Project in Hurghada

    NREA to Launch Solar Power Project in Hurghada

    Tuesday, 6th August 2019

    The National Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) will announce next month a tender to establish a 20-megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Hurghada.

  • Oil Spill Occurs North of Hurghada

    Oil Spill Occurs North of Hurghada

    Sunday, 10th September 2017
    An oil spill occurred in the Abu Galawa area, north of Hurghada.
  • Egypt Launches Solar Power Tender

    Egypt Launches Solar Power Tender

    Tuesday, 9th August 2016
    The Egyptian New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) prepared a tender to construct a new solar power plant in Hurghada with a capacity of 20 MW. The Japan International Cooperation Agency’s (JICA) offered to fund the project.
  • Hurghada Oil Spill Spreads Across 6 KM in The Red Sea

    Hurghada Oil Spill Spreads Across 6 KM in The Red Sea

    Thursday, 30th June 2016
    Egypt's Environment Ministry's committee reported that crude oil slicks in the Red Sea region of Gabal al-Zeit, were already floating over 6 km in the seas off northeastern Hurghada. In cooperation with the nature-reserve officials, the committee has conducted a survey to determine the path and the movement of the spills in order to contain the situation.