Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Petroleum acquires stakes in Israeli natural gas field

Emirati international energy company, Mubadala Petroleum signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Delek Drilling to acquire 22 per cent of the Israeli company’s participation in Tamar natural gas field offshore in the Eastern Mediterranean. The deal pending approval of Read more

Egypt Defense ministry asks local Sovereign Fund to help sell up 90 per cent of Wataniya Petroleum Company

The Egyptian Defense ministry has chosen the country’s Sovereign Fund (SFE) to sell between 80 and 90 per cent of Wataniya Petroleum, a subsidiary of the National Service Products Organization (NSPO), reports say. SFE’s CEO Ayman Soliman told Reuters that Read more

Egypt subscribes $1bn loan from International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation to finance petroleum imports

Egypt has signed up for a 1-billion loan from International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) to finance petroleum imports, Middle East Monitor (MEMO) reports citing the Arab country’s Ministry of Petroleum. The loan according to the ministry will cover 2021 Read more