Abu Qir


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Abu Qir

or

Abukir

(both: ă'bo͞okēr`, əbo͞o`kər), village, N Egypt, on a promontory in the Nile River delta. Admiral Horatio Nelson's victory over the French fleet off Abu Qir on Aug. 1–2, 1798 (sometimes called the battle of the Nile), restored British prestige in the Mediterranean region and, with the land victory (1801) led by Sir Ralph Abercromby, cut short the French venture in the Middle East begun by Napoleon I.
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In 1989, Apache found an offshore field in West Abu Qir, off Alexandria.
The condensate is exported by pipeline to a gathering centre at Abu Qir, 15km east of Alexandria.
West Abu Qir (N-E of Alexandria) was found in 1989 and North Abu Qir was found in 1990.
He asked for the construction of a new building surrounded by a wall in a location near the navy prison in Abu Qir.
In addition, 40m cubic feet of gas supply per day to one of the production lines of Abu Qir Fertilizers Company and 10m cubic feet to Alexandria Fertiliers (AlexFert) have been stopped.
The bomb was detonated on a train on the Abu Qir line as it was arriving toSidiGabertrain station, according to state-owned Al-Ahram.
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The official said that EGAS pumps approximately 205m cubic feet of gas daily to the Abu Qir and Talkha plants, affiliated to the public sector.
MANAMA: Arab Fertilisers Association (AFA) chairman and Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company president Dr Abdulrahman Jawahery visited the Abu Qir Fertilisers and Chemical Industries Company in Alexandria during a visit to Egypt.
In addition, the ministry has inked a memorandum of understanding with Italian railway company, Trenitalia, for the development of the Abu Qir railway with USD 10 million in investments.
These include a pair of deals with China's AVIC International Holding Co worth $500m which will see the company build trains in Egypt, and an MoU to build a railway line with electric trains running from Alexandria to Abu Qir with Italian firm Trenitalia.
This followed completion of the Abu Qir complex, the biggest of four nitrogenous fertiliser production zones - the other three being at Suez, Talkha and Kima (near Aswan).