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Seismic reveals Offshore N Sinai has 2.3 bcf potential gas reserves – EKH

Posted: March 3, 2019 at 11:53 am   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian Kuwaiti Holding Subsidiary Offshore North Sinai Reveals Potential Natural Gas Reserves of 2,352 bcf. Analysis conducted by WesterGeco of the concession’s 3D seismic survey identifies several geological layers containing potential gas and condensate reserves at various depths, including 821 bcf in shallow- layer reserves and 1,531 bcf in deep-layer estimates. Egypt Kuwait Holding Company, […]

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Wintershall, DEA aim to close merger during first half of this year

Posted: February 25, 2019 at 10:48 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Wintershall, DEA merger on track:Wintershall and DEA aim to close their merger during the first half of this year, creating what they claim will be Europe’s largest independent gas and oil producer. The new company will look to increase combined production (in 2017) of 575,000 boe/d by around 40% to 800,000 boe/d between 2021 and […]

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Eni to complete sixth Zohr gas treatment plant by end of month

Posted: February 25, 2019 at 10:42 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni will complete the Zohr field’s sixth natural gas treatment plant at the end of the month, raising output to 2.3 bcf/d from 2.1 bcf/d currently, the domestic press reports. The Italian company has also completed drilling the tenth well, which has been gradually linked to treatment units that have begun operations, an Oil […]

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The Maersk Discoverer – Q&A with Ben Pomford, Head of Drilling Solutions

Posted: February 25, 2019 at 11:48 am   /   Oil & Gas

Ben Pomford, Head of Drilling Solutions at Maersk Drilling, spoke to Energy Egypt about the Maersk Discoverer’s operations in Egyptian waters. Q: The Maersk Discoverer is a semi-submersible, deep water, dynamically positioned, dual activity rig. How does this differentiate it from other types of offshore rigs?A: There are three common styles of offshore drilling rigs; […]

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Shell VP: Egypt to remain low-cost option for East Med LNG exports

Posted: February 17, 2019 at 12:11 am   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Idku and Damietta LNG export plants are likely to remain the low-cost option for East Mediterranean gas producers looking to export, and the process of starting up supplies through Egypt from around the region is one of “normal project development,” Shell country chair and vice president Gasser Hanter said Tuesday. Hanter played down the […]

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EGAS, EGPC 2018 Bid Rounds results announced with 12 blocks awarded

Posted: February 13, 2019 at 3:10 am   /   Oil & Gas

Shell wins big in Egypt: Supermajor lands five blocks in latest bid round, while ExxonMobil makes debut. Royal Dutch Shell, Eni, BP and Exxon Mobil were among the winners in one of Egypt’s largest ever oil and gas exploration tenders on Tuesday, as the country looks to sustain an investment upswing spurred by major discoveries. […]

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DEA

DEA awarded new exploration licence in the Nile Delta Onshore Egypt

Posted: February 13, 2019 at 3:03 am   /   Oil & Gas

German upstream company is back to exploration in Egypt! The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) has awarded one new licence to DEA in its 2018 Bid Round. The East Damanhour exploration block (originally offered as Block 10) is covering 1,418 square kilometres and is located west of the Disouq development leases, where DEA is […]

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DEA: First Gas from Giza, Fayoum WND fields offshore Egypt

Posted: February 12, 2019 at 9:48 am   /   Oil & Gas

Next milestone at DEA’s West Nile Delta project: First Gas from the Giza and Fayoum fields offshore Egypt. Production start from additional two gas fields in time and below budget. West Nile Delta contributes to DEA’s continuous growth. Maximum rate from Giza and Fayoum of approximately 700 mmscfd expected. DEA and operator BP commenced production […]

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Carbon Holdings sponsors Egypt Petroleum Show EGYPS 2019

Posted: February 10, 2019 at 4:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Chairman and CEO of Carbon Holdings, Basil El-Baz, will be attending the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS) and will be a key note speaker discussing the petrochemical industry and Egypt’s economy. Carbon Holdings, a mid-to-downstream petrochemical company and catalyst of industrial development in Egypt, announced today that it will participate in and sponsor the 2019 Egypt […]

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Eni’s offshore Nour one of six high-impact wells to watch – Wood Mackenzie

Posted: February 6, 2019 at 5:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Consultant identifies six high-impact wells to watch. Latin American offshore plays will account for one-third of the large prospects due to be drilled globally this year, according to Wood Mackenzie. Potentially giant reservoirs off Brazil, Guyana, and Mexico will attract the highest investment. Dr Andrew Latham, vp, Global Exploration at Wood Mackenzie, said: “We expect […]

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