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Energean might reduce its budget for Egypt by $140 million

Posted: March 29, 2020 at 8:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Mediterranean gas group Energean might cut its budget for Egypt by USD 140 million as oil and gas companies cut back on spending amid the covid-19 pandemic and a simultaneous oil price war. Energean has already cut its planned outlay in Greece and Israel by USD 155 million. Mediterranean gas group Energean said it would […]

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Chevron

Chevron cuts 2020 capital spending by $4 bn in response to COVID-19 outbreak

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 1:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Chevron next to cut spending in response to COVID-19 effects: Chevron Corp. has cut its 2020 capital spending plan by $4 billion, or 20%, to $16 billion, in response to market conditions. Chevron Corp. has cut its 2020 capital spending plan by $4 billion, or 20%, to $16 billion, in response to market conditions. The […]

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Eni

Eni to cut capex by 25% this year to temper the impact of coronavirus

Posted: March 26, 2020 at 1:51 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italian energy group Eni will cut its capital spending by a quarter this year, and more next, as it moves to mitigate the impact from falling commodity prices because of the coronavirus emergency. In a statement on Wednesday, the state-controlled energy major said it would cut its planned capex by about 2 billion euros ($2.2 […]

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Total

Total to slash over $2.5 billion from its E&P business as oil crisis bites

Posted: March 24, 2020 at 3:39 pm   /   Oil & Gas

In an effort to alleviate the concequences of the recent oil price plunge, French oil major Total has revealed its plan to reduce the capex for 2020 by more than $3 billion and save about $800 million in operating costs compared to 2019. Total will also suspend its buyback program.  Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman & CEO […]

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GHP-Farm_out

GHP Exploration farming out 50% of its share in West Gebel El Zeit Concession

Posted: March 24, 2020 at 3:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

GHP Exploration is farming out a 50% working interest in its West Gebel El Zeit concession, situated in the prolific Gulf of Suez basin. GHP Exploration is announcing an opportunity for a farm-in (up to 50%) into its attractive and prospective – West Gebel El Zeit concession, Egypt. The concession is adjacent to producing oilfields […]

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Shell

Shell slashes capital expenditure, reduces operating costs

Posted: March 23, 2020 at 2:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Operator will take further strategic decisions as necessary due to coronavirus: Anglo-Dutch supermajor Shell is slashing operating costs, reducing planned capital expenditure by at least 20% this year alongside “material reductions in working capital” as the company strives to remain buoyant. Shell acts to reinforce business resilience and financial strength As the COVID-19 virus spreads […]

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Wintershall Dea Mario Mehren

Wintershall Dea CEO Mario Mehren: “We are in controlled emergency state”

Posted: March 22, 2020 at 3:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Wintershall Dea CEO Mario Mehren Interview with German Handelsblatt Newspaper. Mr Mehren, the corona crisis is keeping the world on tenterhooks, public life in Germany is practically at a stand- still, and Wintershall Dea has also moved its Annual Press Conference online. How do you feel about the situation? Mehren: Germany is closing schools, shops […]

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Energean FPSO

Work continuing at Far East yards on Energean’s FPSO

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 7:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Energean remains on track to deliver first gas from its Karish project offshore Israel during the first half of next year, the company said in its results statement. Energean remains on track to deliver first gas from its Karish project offshore Israel during the first half of next year, the company said in its results […]

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Egypt-South-Disouq SDX

SDX commences drilling of Sohbi well at South Disouq onshore Egypt

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 7:23 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy, the MENA-focused oil and gas company, has provided an update on its drilling operations in Egypt. The SD-12X (Sohbi) well at South Disouq in Egypt (SDX 55% working interest, 100% working interest in this well) has commenced drilling operations. Sohbi is expected to a reach its targeted depth of approx. 2,300 metres in […]

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Wintershall Dea

Wintershall Dea Annual Press Conference 2020: Video Statement

Posted: March 18, 2020 at 6:22 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Wintershall Dea’s CEO Mario Mehren reviews the year 2019 and looks ahead to 2020. (Source: Wintershall Dea)

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