MOSCOW, September 15. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian gas giant Gazprom has agreed to supply seven shipments of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Egypt, the country’s Industry and Trade Minister Mounir Fakhry Abdel Nour told PRIME on Monday, without disclosing the amount and terms of the supplies.
“Egypt will receive the first shipment in early December,” the minister said, adding that Gazprom has signed a contract with Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS).
Egypt has also offered Gazprom to take part in tenders to explore oil and gas fields in the country. “The company has received suggestions, but has not participated in tenders yet. We intend to cooperate with Gazprom in any format,” he added.