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EGPC signed 3 oil & gas exploration agreements worth $50 million

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 7:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has signed oil and gas exploration agreements with three international companies worth a combined USD 50 million, an Oil Ministry official tells Al Borsa. These include a USD 20 million oil and gas exploration agreement with Apex International in the West Badr El Din concession in the Western Desert, […]

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Oil Ministry announces new natural gas discovery in Shell's Alam El Shawish Western Desert concession

Posted: November 26, 2016 at 11:52 am   /   Oil & Gas

An Oil Ministry report on the Alam El Shawish field in the Western Desert suggests that the concession has a production capacity of 20 mcf/d and preliminary estimated reserves of 500 bcf, Al Masry Al Youm reported. The well is operated by Royal Dutch Shell JV Badr El Din Petroleum (Bapetco). Production is expected to […]

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Egypt's oil and gas sector rallies

Posted: October 9, 2016 at 7:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

In late August Shell announced that it had discovered 142bn cu metres of natural gas at its Alam El Shawish concession in Egypt’s Western Desert, with the possibility of more reserves to be recovered, representing one of the largest finds in the region in recent years. This follows another discovery by the Egyptian General Petroleum […]

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Shell announces new gas discovery in Egypt's Western Desert with 500bcf estimated reserves

Posted: September 1, 2016 at 9:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Royal Dutch Shell has discovered a new gas field (PTI – 2) in the Alam El-Shawish concession area in the western desert. The new natural gas field has reserves of about 500bn cubic feet of natural gas. Aidan Murphy, Shell Egypt country chairperson, said that his company has gained rights to explore this area for […]

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Bapetco's budget ratified as Shell increased investment to $438 million this year

Posted: January 26, 2016 at 7:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Drilling of 14 exploratory and developmental wells with 100% of drilling plan achieved during first half of current fiscal year. Badr El Din Petroleum Company (Bapetco) General Assembly Meeting, chaired by Eng. Tarek El-Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, ratified the company’s amendment to the fiscal year 2015/2016 budget, and also ratified the budget […]

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