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natural gas shortage in egypt hits cement production

Mar 11, 2014 · After the cabinet’s statement attributing low rates of cement production to power shortages, the Ministry of Petroleum said that it has delivered 65% worth of natural gas supplies to cement

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  • egypts natural gas crisis - carnegie endowment for

    egypts natural gas crisis - carnegie endowment for

    In addition to buying gas directly for the national grid, Egypt has also agreed to allow cement and iron factories to import some of their natural gas needs through the FSRUs, paying for half of their gas consumption at the government contract rate and the rest at global market rates. While this may increase consumption of natural gas overall, it will reduce the pressure put on Egypt’s already limited supplies …

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  • egas reduces gas supplies to cement ... - daily news egypt

    egas reduces gas supplies to cement ... - daily news egypt

    Jan 26, 2014 · EGAS decreased gas distribution to cement factories by 150 million cubic feet per day due to a shortage in natural gas production in Egypt, Al-Borsa newspaper reported on Sunday, quoting an

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  • egyptian natural gas holding company - cement industry

    egyptian natural gas holding company - cement industry

    Jun 18, 2015 · 04 June 2014. Egypt: The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) has cut the amount of gas it supplies to cement plants due to natural decreases in well productivity. Egyptian gas production dropped to 133Mm 3 /day from 166Mm 3 /day in May 2014, according to Mohammed Hassan, Assistant Deputy Chairman of EGAS

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  • egypt - cement industry news from global cement

    egypt - cement industry news from global cement

    Egypt: The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) has cut the amount of gas it supplies to cement plants due to natural decreases in well productivity. Egyptian gas production dropped to 133Mm 3 /day from 166Mm 3 /day in May 2014, according to Mohammed Hassan, Assistant Deputy Chairman of EGAS. Subsequently EGAS has cut the volume of has it supplies to cement plants from 11.6Mm 3 /day …

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  • egypt gas puzzle: who is fighting over egypt's natural gas?

    egypt gas puzzle: who is fighting over egypt's natural gas?

    The power shortfall in Egypt has been caused by declining natural gas production which has restricted the government’s ability to contain the problem. Egyptian Business Tycoons The Industry sector's (Fertilizer – Cement– Iron & Steel and Other industries) gas consumption during 2008/2009 has reached 427 BCF representing 29.1% of local natural gas consumption

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  • coal andcementan intricate relationship| worldcement

    coal andcementan intricate relationship| worldcement

    For example, in Egypt, where heavy industry is struggling to meet its energy demand via natural gas, some cement plants operate at 75% capacity and are seeking to switch to coal and/or co-firing alternative fuels to make up the deficit. 1 Several companies in Egypt have applied to the government for permits for coal and alternatives fuels during 2013. It is expected that they will be able to start using coal in 2014

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  • egypt'scement industry overcomes energy challenge with

    egypt'scement industry overcomes energy challenge with

    The country’s ongoing energy crisis has had an outsized influence on the cement industry, with the gas and power shortage hitting producers hard. The cement industry accounts for 59% of primary energy consumption and 46% of natural gas consumption among domestic energy-intensive industries. Given the government emphasis on the power sector and minimising load-shedding, the cement industry has …

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  • how arabiancementcompany responded toegypts energy

    how arabiancementcompany responded toegypts energy

    At the height of the Egyptian energy crisis, the country experienced around six power cuts a day for up to two hours at a time. In a desperate bid to stem the country’s frustration, in 2014 the President ordered his cabinet to prioritize power generation and distribution. Accordingly, gas flowing to cement and fertilizer factories was cut from 940 million cubic feet to 350 million cubic feet per day

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  • egypt: energy shortage stops cement factories

    egypt: energy shortage stops cement factories

    A shortage of natural gas caused four plants belonging to Misr Beni Suef Cement Company to suspend operations for the second time in the last two months. The stoppage has uncured losses of EGP100m and threatens the redundancy of 7000 workers at the factories that produce up to 40,000tpd of cement

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  • egypt's suezcement to convert two factories to runon

    egypt's suezcement to convert two factories to runon

    Suez Cement said it will convert two of is factories in South of Cairo to run on coal in order to overpass shortage in naturel gas supplies Reuters , Tuesday 16 Dec 2014 Egypt's Suez Cement (Photo

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  • thepower generation crisis in egypt| middle east institute

    thepower generation crisis in egypt| middle east institute

    Sep 03, 2014 · To address citizens’ rising anger, Sisi ordered the cabinet to prioritize power generation in the natural gas distribution plan. Accordingly, the gas flowing to the cement and fertilizers’ factories was cut from 940 million cubic feet to 350 million cubic feet per day. This has decreased the shortage between production …

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  • winter electricity black outs return to egypt- economy

    winter electricity black outs return to egypt- economy

    Blackouts hit Egypt once more ... the shortfall between production and consumption is due to a fuel shortage, specifically natural gas and Mazut. ... The government has proposed that the cement

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  • arabian cements 20 by 2020- internationalcementreview

    arabian cements 20 by 2020- internationalcementreview

    Located in Egypt’s Suez governorate, ACC’s cement plant operates two production lines with a clinker capacity of 4.2Mta and a cement capacity of 5Mta. ... To alleviate the impact of a natural gas shortage following the country’s energy crisis in 2011, ACC launched an ambitious plan in 2012 to fully convert fuel use at its production

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  • energy efficiency: getting ahead of thecurve | unido

    energy efficiency: getting ahead of thecurve | unido

    Feb 21, 2020 · Unplanned plant shutdowns due to power outages can be extremely costly. For a cement company like ACC, an unplanned shutdown caused by a shortage of natural gas can lead to significant production losses, and increased energy costs due to the need to reheat machinery, as well as damage to refractory lining and equipment

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