The company went on to say there may be opportunities in future to take emissions from other sources, such as fertiliser producers.
Shell Egypt, Egyptian Natural Gas Holding (EGAS) and Petronas have awarded a power study to Bechtel.
Shell’s Nigerian production fell to 223,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day in 2020, with the company blaming security issues, sabotage and theft.
Gas exports from Israel’s Leviathan field to Egypt began on January 15.
Cyprus has issued an exploitation licence to three companies to develop the Aphrodite field, with gas to be exported to Egypt for liquefaction.