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Cyprus deal to turn Egypt into major gas exporter to Europe

Egypt is hoping to rely less on natural gas imports after signing a deal with Cyprus to transport gas from the small Mediterranean island before it is liquefied in Egypt for exporting to European countries.
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Oil and gas experts have expressed optimism about an agreement that was signed Sept. 19 between Egypt and Cyprus to establish a direct subsea gas pipeline that would transport gas from Cyprus’ Aphrodite gas field to Egyptian liquefaction stations for re-export to European countries.  

The experts say that the agreement has settled the competition between Egypt and Turkey to supply natural gas to Europe.

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