http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Eni granted new exploration license offshore Egypt https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/14/eni-granted-new-exploration-license-offshore-egypt Eni announced that a new Concession Agreement, aimed at governing an offshore exploration license in the prolific East Nile Delta basin of the Mediterranean Sea, has received approval by Egyptian authorities. New products and services https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/august-2018/news-resources/new-products-and-services Plenty-brand screw and vane pumps from SPX Flow are engineered to pump heavy viscous fluids, and are ideal for forced lubrication of rotating machinery and fuel transfer processes. Delek, Noble and Egypt said to put final touches on gas deal https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/8/delek-noble-and-egypt-said-to-put-final-touches-on-gas-deal The companies developing Israel’s largest natural gas fields and their Egyptian partner have finalized details of a deal that would give them control over a pipeline to Egypt, according to people familiar with the matter, a crucial step that would pave the way for a $15-billion export contract. TSE Petrofac JV secures PMC services contract in Turkey https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/19/tse-petrofac-jv-secures-pmc-services-contract-in-turkey Petrofac JV has secured a three-year, multi-million-dollar Project Management Consultancy (PMC) services contract in support of the BOTAŞ North Marmara Underground Gas Storage Expansion Project (Phase III) in Turkey. Jordan pipeline for Israeli gas set for completion by end of 2019 https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/4/jordan-pipeline-for-israeli-gas-set-for-completion-by-end-of-2019 A pipeline to transport $10 billion worth of natural gas over 15 years from Israel’s Leviathan field into Jordan will be completed by the end of 2019, according to the company buying the fuel. The natural gas market in 2017 https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/june-2018/features/the-natural-gas-market-in-2017 In 2017, global natural gas demand’s above-average growth reshaped market fundamentals and  prevented the development of a global natural gas bubble. Meanwhile, global natural gas consumption doubled its 2016 growth rate, and it was well ahead of the previous five-year trend. A U.S. shale gas cargo is heading to Israel for the first time https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/11/a-us-shale-gas-cargo-is-heading-to-israel-for-the-first-time Israel is about to receive a cargo of U.S. liquefied natural gas, the first to arrive in the Middle Eastern nation from America’s shores since exports began in 2016. Eni announces the start-up of third production unit at Zohr https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/10/eni-announces-the-start-up-of-third-production-unit-at-zohr Eni announces the start-up of the third production unit (T-2) of the Zohr project, increasing the installed capacity to 1.2 Bcfd. Zohr is now producing 1.1 Bcfd in ramp-up, equivalent to approximately 200,000 boed, of which 75,000 boed net to Eni at current working interest Energean receives Class approval for FPSO design for Karish-Tanin https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/8/energean-receives-class-approval-for-fpso-design-for-karish-tanin Energean Oil and Gas announced that it has received Class approval from DNV-GL, the global quality assurance body, for the Basic Design of the new-build Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) that will be deployed at its deepwater Karish-Tanin development, offshore Israel. Eastern Mediterranean Gas Conference 2018 highlights development in Zohr field https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/3/27/eastern-mediterranean-gas-conference-2018-highlights-development-in-zohr-field More than 150 of the industry’s top executives, government officials, and regional experts met in Nicosia, Cyprus this week to discuss and share their perspectives on energy development in Cyprus and the Eastern Med. The region’s key leaders, involved in determining the natural gas policies of the Eastern Med, attended EMGC for two-days of in-depth discussions on the region’s latest developments, challenges and opportunities.