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20% increase in petrol pumping rates to occur during Eid

Abed Ezz El Regal, chairperson of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), said that there will be increases in the pumping rates of petrol in the market, from 20m litres per day to 24m litres per day, a 20% increase across the country. He added that through distribution companies, the corporation will also increase diesel …

Mohamed Farag

Afreximbank funds EGPC with $200m

The African Export–Import Bank (Afreximbank) signed a credit facility agreement worth $200m with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) on Thursday to support the expansion of electricity generation and distribution in the country. Head of the bank, Benedict Okey Oramah, said the facility will secure the required fuel to support Egypt’s industrial sector through financing …

Daily News Egypt

Egypt gas agreements: from production sharing to tax/royalty

All oil exploration and production concession agreements in Egypt have been operating according to Production Sharing Agreements since 1973. This was a shift from the tax/royalty system towards equal sharing agreements concluded between the government, represented by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), and foreign companies, with a view to reduce the pressure on the …

Nagy Iskander

RWE injects $300m into its area of concession for FY 2014/2015

Germany’s RWE, a Suez Oil Company (SUCO) partner, has increased investment allocations for the 2014/2015 fiscal year to approximately $300m compared to the previous $218m, according to a company official. The new investments will be utilised to drill new wells and develop others in the Ras Badran, Ras Fanar, and Gabal El-Zeit oil fields in …

Mohamed Adel

Rebel Economy Wrap: The IMF dam

By: Farah Halime Billions of dollars of financing earmarked for Egypt is mounting up behind an International Monetary Fund (IMF) dam. Until Egypt agrees a final deal with the IMF for a $4.8 bn loan package, none of the estimated $14.5 bn in additional financial support and aid will be released. The effects of the …

Daily News Egypt