Sisi says Egypt will become a net gas exporter in April, four years after it imported its first LNG cargo. Will dreams of becoming a regional gas hub materialize?

Egypt has gone from net exporter of gas, to net importer and back again within the span of seven years. This reversal of fortune has been thanks to the sanctioning since 2016 of 25tcf of gas developments, in large part due to swift policy change at the oil ministry. The consensus amongst oil firm executives is that this has mostly...