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Q&A: Alessandra Astolfi, Brand Manager Green & Technology Division, IEG

Posted: July 23, 2019 at 11:25 pm   /   Renewables

Interview with Alessandra Astolfi, Group Brand Manager Green & Technology Division, Italian Exhibition Group. How might the event be of benefit to the Egyptian Renewable Energy Industry? Key Energy is a business and training opportunity for the entire renewable energy sector: a marketplace at which to find ideas, set up contacts, increase commercial prospects and opportunities. […]

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Eni

Eni starts production from Western Desert, announces new discoveries onshore Egypt

Posted: July 23, 2019 at 11:05 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni starts output onshore Egypt: Italian player kicks off production from the Western Desert. Italian player Eni has started production from its fields in the Western Desert, onshore Egypt. The company said on Tuesday that production from South West Meleiha development lease kicked off with some 5000 barrels of oil. Eni announces new production from […]

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WintershallDEA

Wintershall Dea committed to Egypt, investment led to production boost

Posted: July 23, 2019 at 1:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Recent merger of Wintershall and DEA formed Europe’s leading independent gas and oil company. Investments in the company’s Egyptian oil and gas business lead to production boost. In early 2018, Wintershall Dea announced the start of an extensive work program in all own-operated Egyptian assets. The company is currently investing more than 500 Million US-Dollars […]

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United

United Oil & Gas announces acquisition of Rockhopper Egypt for $16 million

Posted: July 23, 2019 at 12:53 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Rockhopper exits Egypt: Interest in Abu Sennan concession sold to United Oil & Gas in $16 million deal. Rockhopper Exploration has struck a deal to sell off its interest in the Abu Sennan concession in Egypt to fellow London-listed company Untied Oil & Gas. Headlines Conditional acquisition by United of Rockhopper Egypt for US$ 16 […]

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Wintershall Dea plans to invest $800 million in Egypt during 2019, 2020

Posted: July 22, 2019 at 7:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Germany’s Wintershall Dea aims to invest $800 million in Egypt until 2020, the North African nation’s minister of petroleum and mineral resources Tarek El-Molla said. This move reflects the most populous Arab nation’s improved investment climate on the back of economic reforms, El-Molla added in in a statement on Monday. Moreover, Egypt’s arrears to foreign […]

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Red Sea

Egypt extends deadline for Red Sea Offshore Bid Round to September

Posted: July 22, 2019 at 3:07 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) announced the extension of the closing date of its Offshore Red Sea Oil & Gas Exploration Bid Round till mid-September. The Offshore Red Sea Bid Round (O.R.S.B.R 2019) includes ten (10) Exploration Blocks in the Economic Water of the Red Sea as shown in the map. The […]

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Edison to drill Ameeq deepwater prospect offshore Egypt this year

Posted: July 19, 2019 at 8:55 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Edison eyes Ameeq wildcat off Egypt this year. Italian player to drill probe on 2.8 Tcf prospect in North Thekah licence, acreage that has synergies with Edison’s adjacent Royee block off Israel Italy’s Edison E&P is set to spud a deepwater wildcat in November or December this year on a major gas prospect on its […]

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ONS

EKH’s NSCO begins gas production from offshore North Sinai well

Posted: July 18, 2019 at 2:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt Kuwait Holding’s (EKH) NSCO Investments Limited started production from its first North Sinai natural gas well on 13 July with a capacity of 25 mmcf/d, the company said in a stock exchange filing (pdf). EKH completed the drilling of its first North Sinai gas well at a cost of USD 15 million, and expects […]

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Oil

Egypt forecasting crude oil prices at $64-68 in its new hedging contracts

Posted: July 17, 2019 at 1:25 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt eyes pricing crude at USD 64-68 in new hedging contract: Crude oil prices will be set at USD 64-68 per bbl in the government’s fuel hedging contracts with international banks, which are due to be renewed soon for the new fiscal year, an unnamed government source estimated, according to Al Mal. Finance Minister Mohamed […]

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Maridive

UAE-based investor Najjad Zeenni acquires $37 mn stake in Maridive

Posted: July 15, 2019 at 3:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Maridive & Oil Services’ board of directors has approved an offer by UAE-based investor Najjad Zeenni to acquire a USD 37 million stake in the company, the company announced in a statement. Zeenni, who is chairman, CEO and a 25% shareholder in Maridive subsidiary Valentine, will acquire a 12.8% stake in the company’s share capital. […]

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