Egypt owes foreign oil companies $6 billion-PM
CAIRO, Sept 12
CAIRO, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Egypt's owes foreign oil companies $6 billion but is close to reaching an agreement over a payment timetable, Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said in a newspaper interview.
Beblawi also told Al Masry Al Youm newspaper that reaching an agreement would lead to a rise in investment from those companies to $15 billion within two years. (Reporting by Asma Alsharif; Editing by Michael Georgy)