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Egypt in Negotiations with Russia on LNG Shipment

The Egyptian government is currently in negotiations with Russia to open new international bids for shipments of liquefied natural gas.

Egypt Sees Highest Electricity Usage Ever

The Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy announced that it observed electricity consumption of over 29,000MW, the highest ever recorded,

Libya’s Eastern Power Grid On the Verge of Collapse

Libya power grid in the east is on the verge of a catastrophic collapse, a senior GECOL engineer has warned. His warning is being echoed in t west of the country. Tripoli, Benghazi, Sebha, Kufra and Marj are among m ...

Bombs Cuts Electricity in 14 Villages

Three bombs blew up an electricity pylon near Aswan in Upper Egypt on Monday, cutting power to 14 villages, Al-Ahram Arabic news website reported.

Libyan Chaos Threatens More Oilfields and Exports to Italy

Libyan protesters have shut down an eastern gas field and threaten to close the western Wafa oil and gas field, which would stop gas exports to Italy, a spokesman for state oil firm NOC said on Wednesday.

Africa’s Richest Man Courts Seeks to Boost Nigerian Gas

Aliko Dangote, Africa’s richest man, plans to quadruple the supply of gas to Nigeria by building pipelines that may be backed by Carlyle Group LP and Blackstone Group LP, the world’s two biggest private-equity firms.

1 Million Energy-Saving Street Lighting Devices to Tackle Power Deficit

Dimian said the EGP 136 million price tag represent 25% of the value of the project’s first phase, which aims to supply and install 1 million devices. The project is set to reach approximately 3.98 million devices wi ...

Power Cuts Due to Mediterranean and Western Desert Maintenance

Different parts of Egypt spent at least an hour in darkness Wednesday night, arousing fears of recurrent –and almost daily- outages in the upcoming summer as the country has been facing the worst energy crisis over t ...

South Africa’s Eskom Continues Second Day of Rolling Blackouts

South African power utility Eskom implemented a second day of “Stage 2” pervasive blackouts to ease the burden on the national grid, build up diesel supplies and gather water reserves in hydropower dams, reported Reu ...

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