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NEPCO to float tenders next year to buy more LNG

AMMAN — The state-owned National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) is scheduled to float several tenders in 2016 to buy liquefied natural gas (LNG) shipments, Abdel Fattah Daradkeh, the company’s director general, said Monday. Shell provides Jordan with about 80 per cent of its energy needs at present and the company will float a tender to buy the remaining 20 per ...

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Jordan plans to buy gas from Gaza

AMMAN — Jordan is expected to sign a deal with British Gas Group Plc. this month to import natural gas from the Gaza Strip, according to Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Mohammad Hamed. Jordan seeks to import 130 to 150 million cubic feet of natural gas per day from the company, which has the rights for developing natural gas ...

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BRIEF: Cabinet endorses gas deal with Shell

AMMAN — The Cabinet on Sunday approved an agreement between the National Electric Power Company and Shell to sell and purchase liquefied gas. Shell was chosen after an international competitive tender was floated by an ad hoc ministerial committee to attract the best prices, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. Several local and international companies applied for the deal, under ...

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‘Israel gas deal will save Jordan JD700m annually’

Mohammad Ghazal | The Jordan Times (Amman, Jordan) AMMAN — The government said Thursday the state-owned National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) is expected to buy 250-300 million cubic feet per day of natural gas from Noble Energy, which experts said will save around JD700 million annually of the energy bill. Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Mohammad Hamed said Thursday ...

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40 MPs reject plan to import Israeli gas

AMMAN — At least 40 members of the Lower House signed on Wednesday a memorandum calling on the government to halt plans to import Israeli gas. The lawmakers, led by MP Khamis Atiyeh, said in the memo that neither the government, nor the state-owned National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) “has the right to sign a deal with Zionists, because that ...

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Gov’t approves agreements for oil shale power plant

Mohammad Ghazal | The Jordan Times (Amman, Jordan) AMMAN — The National Electric Power Company (NEPCO) has invited an Estonian-Malaysian consortium to sign deals for building the country’s first $2.4 billion oil shale-fuelled power plant, Energy Minister Mohammad Hamed said Thursday. The Cabinet approved the four agreements to be signed with the consortium, and the signing is expected to take ...

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