Egypt’s 7.2mn t/y ELNG export terminal at Idku on the Mediterranean has restarted operations as it gears up to make one solitary export, scheduled for 25 July, before shutting down again for two months, MEES learns. The plant was shut in mid-March amid falling gas prices and depressed demand (MEES, 10 April).

According to a MEES source, the cargo was sold by the partners at the West Nile Delta (WDDM) project, Anglo-Dutch major Shell (50%), and Malaysian state firm Petronas (50%), to French major Total, which has a 5% stake in train 1 at Idku. (CONTINUED - 144 WORDS)