Abu Qir


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A·bu Qir

also A·bu·kir  (ä′bo͞o-kîr′, ăb′o͞o-)
A village of northern Egypt in the Nile River delta on the Bay of Abu Qir. Adm. Horatio Nelson's victory over a French fleet off Abu Qir in 1798 restored British prestige in the Mediterranean and ended French hopes of establishing a stronghold in the Middle East.
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He stated that the available amounts of natural gas are supplied to the Talkha, Abu Qir Fertilizers, MOPCO, and Al-Masriya Fertiliser 2 factories.
The report covered profits at Egypt's Abu Qir Fertilisers Co.
11, 2007, were negotiating a strategic alliance for exploration and development of gas fields in the Abu Qir area.
A further contract was signed between ANRPC and Abu Qir Fertilizers Company, offering technical services to a project to establish a unit producing ammonia with an annual capacity of 150,000 tonnes.
Its aim was to market gas anywhere in Egypt, beginning with the areas nearer to the onshore Abu Mabi and offshore Abu Qir fields in the Nile Delta.
barrels of condensate per day, analogous to the shallow-water Abu Qir field 30 miles to the east where ultimate recoveries are estimated at 53
WEPCO), a JV of EGPC and Repsol (which in 1998 got the equity of Phillips & became operator), was the first in the region to find oil, at Alamein in 1966, and gas at Abu Qir (see below).
Public sector companies Abu Qir and Delta for Fertilisers produce around 7m tons, and private sector companies supply the remainder to the Ministry of Agriculture through specific agreements including preferential pricing.
Delta-related offshore fields at Abu Qir and Naf, near Alexandria, produce 480 MCF/d of gas and over 315 t/d of LPG.
The official confirmed the gas will be pumped to Abu Qir, Mobco, and Al-Masriya Fertiliser 2 only, and no additional amounts will be pumped to El Nasr, Helwan, Alexandria, and Al-Masriya Fertiliser 1.
It is the first deepwater Miocene oil discovery in the Nile Delta, confirming speculation by the industry's geoscientists that such a hydrocarbon system is present and invigorating the play's deepwater oil exploration; it tested rich gas in the Miocene's middle Abu Madi formation at a rate of 31 million cubic feet of gas (MMcf) and 757 barrels of condensate per day, analogous to the shallow-water Abu Qir field 30 miles to the east where ultimate recoveries are estimated at 53 million barrels of condensate and 2.
Alleged leaks from the office of then-defence minister, now President, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, allegedly between members of the Supreme Council of the Armed forces (SCAF), argue that Morsi was being held in a maximum security navy prison in Abu Qir, close to Alexandria.