Oil and gas

How Egypt benefits from gas agreement with Israel

Egypt and Israel agreed to establish a pipeline connecting Israel’s offshore Leviathan natural gas field to the liquified natural gas terminal in Egypt, a move that was hailed as a major step toward economic, political and security gains for Cairo.

Ahmed Gomaa | Oil and gas | Feb 28, 2021
al-monitor This picture taken on Jan. 31, 2019, shows an aerial view of the SSCV Thialf crane vessel laying the newly arrived foundation platform for the Leviathan natural gas field in the Mediterranean Sea, about 130 kilometers (81 miles) west of the coast of the Israeli city of Haifa. Photo by MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/AFP via Getty Images.

Egyptian energy minister on rare visit in Israel

Egyptian Petroleum and Mineral Resources Minister Tarek el-Mulla visited Israel yesterday to advance the regional gas forum, meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz and Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi.

Rina Bassist | Oil and gas | Feb 22, 2021

Algeria: Running on fumes

Unless oil prices go way up, Algeria is in a world of hurt.

Simon Speakman Cordall | Economy and trade | Feb 18, 2021

Turkey to purchase fourth drilling ship to expand energy projects

Amid maritime boundary disputes in the eastern Mediterranean and after a 2020 gas field discovery the Black Sea, Turkey’s state-owned oil and gas company is finalizing the purchase of a fourth drilling ship to expand its energy development activities.

Diego Cupolo | Oil and gas | Feb 10, 2021

Iran demands answers from Indonesia over seized oil tanker

Indonesia seized an Iranian fuel tanker on Sunday, accusing the vessel of failing to respond to radio calls and disabling its identification system.

Al-Monitor Staff | Oil and gas | Jan 25, 2021