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Edison starts production from new platform in Abu Qir concession, output up 20%

Posted: April 9, 2017 at 12:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Edison announced beginning production from the new platform North Abu Qir PIII (NA/Q-PIII) at the Abu Qir concession. The first production well, NAQPIII#1, came onstream last week and increased the overall natural gas output by circa 20%. Two additional wells are expected to be completed by July 2017, Edison says. (Source: Enterprise.press)

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Edison begins drilling three wells in Idku, Abu Qir, North West El Gindi by January

Posted: October 4, 2016 at 2:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italian energy firm Edison will begin drilling three at its concessions in Idku, Abu Qir, and North West El Gindi, head of business development Tarek Shalaby told Al Borsa. He also added that Edison and Qalaa Holdings are currently in negotiations with the oil and electricity ministries to build a 180 MW power plant in […]

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Edison and EGPC ink deal to develop second phase of Abu Qir gas field

Posted: April 25, 2016 at 7:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s General Petroleum Corporation signed an agreement with Electricité de France (EDF Group), owner of Italy’s Edison Company, to develop the second phase of Abu Qir Gas Project. The signing of the $220 million worth agreement was attended by Tarek al Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in Cairo on Saturday. The deal involves […]

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Ministry of Petroleum discusses Joint Cooperation Agreement with Italian Edison

Posted: April 7, 2016 at 1:40 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources, Eng.Tarek El Molla, has received Mr. Marc Benayoun, Chief Executive of Edison International Group and President of the Board of Directors, where they discussed boosting bilateral relations and investment opportunities along with reviewing the executive status of the projects carried out by Edison company, currently, in Egypt. The […]

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Edison looks to sell part of Egypt's Abu Qir Field

Posted: January 15, 2016 at 9:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Edison, Italy’s No. 2 energy company owned by France’s EDF, is trying to sell part of its Abu Qir field in Egypt and has opened the books to prospective buyers including Kuwait’s KUFPEC, people familiar with the matter said. Edison, which paid around $1.4 billion for the field in 2009, owns all exploration and production […]

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Q&A With Maurizio Coratella, VP Operations, Egypt & Middle East, Edison International

Posted: November 12, 2015 at 12:53 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Ahead of Intergas VII – we spoke to Maurizio Coratella on Edison’s activities in Egypt and the new potential in the market. Maurizio will be joining Session 5: New Horizons for Egypt’s Gas Sector: Optimising Resource Potential on day 2. See Programme here. ‘The recent discovery of Eni (Zohr) in the deep Mediterranean offshore has […]

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