Could Egypt’s Gas Find Revive Exports?

Much has been made of the super-giant 30 tcf Zohr gas discovery in Egypt’s offshore Mediterranean announced last week by Italian firm Eni, both in terms of the implications it would have for the wider region as well as what it could mean for the country itself (MEES, 4 September).

Witnessing a growing gas shortfall, as output has declined from ageing fields, and fully aware that crippling power cuts indirectly caused the downfall of...