Gov't Signs 7 Energy Deals

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  • Gov't Signs 7 Energy Deals

AMMAN — The government on Sunday signed 7 agreements and Memoranda of Understanding on the sidelines of the third Jordan International Energy Summit.

The deals included a memo to import and export natural gas and liquefied gas, which was inked by Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Ibrahim Seif, and his Egyptian counterpart, Tariq Mulla.

Another deal with the Jordanian-Egyptian Fajr for Natural Gas Transmission and Supply company was signed to frame ties between the two sides in the field of natural gas sale. It was sealed by Director General of the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO), Abdel Fattah Daradkeh, and Chairman of the Jordanian-Egyptian Fajr Company, Fouad Rashad.

Further, General Manager of the Manaseer Company for iron and steel, Mohamamd Kharabsheh, signed an agreement with Fajr company chairman, Fouad Rashad, to set up a point to supply gas.

Rashad also inked an agreement with General Manager of Egypt Gas Company, Mohamed Ibrahim, to implement and manage a new point to supply natural gas.

The agreements include a solar power plant project to generate electricity at the capacity of 50 megawatt. It was signed by Minister Seif, and Chairman of the Board of Directors of EAS Company, Muftur Ramadan.

The government also signed an agreement to connect a 17MW solar power project in Al-Rashadiya area, signed by NEPCO General Manager Abdel Fattah Daradkeh and CEO of Lafarge Jordan Amr Reda.