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AOW: Egypt riding the natural gas wave to self sufficiency

Posted: September 8, 2018 at 8:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Late in June newspapers heralded the discovery of a significant gas field off the coast of North Sinai. Noor is said to be the largest in the region, three times that of the massive Zohr field, discovered in 2015. According to sources, the Noor field reserves are expected to reach over 90 trillion cubic feet, […]

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Pharaonic Petroleum’s total gas production reaches 600 mmcf/d

Posted: June 2, 2018 at 7:52 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Pharaonic Petroleum Company (PhPC) on Thursday revealed that its total natural gas production hit 600 million cubic feet (mmcf/d) per day, in addition to 11,000 barrels of condensate per day. The announcement came during an inspection tour paid by Petroleum Minister Tarek el Molla to Port Said governorate to follow up on the progress […]

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BP’s additional seismic survey of Atoll gas field to conclude in 4Q2018

Posted: April 30, 2018 at 5:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP’s additional seismic mapping of Atoll gas field to be completed in 4Q2018. BP intends to conclude in 4Q2018 additional seismic scans it has been conducting at its Atoll gas field to locate additional reserves, a source tells Youm 7, adding that initial data brings “good news”. BP Group CEO Bob Dudley had announced in […]

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C-Kore’s subsea testing units deployed for Atoll project offshore Egypt

Posted: February 16, 2018 at 2:16 pm   /   Oil & Gas

C-Kore Systems closed off an excellent 2017 with an installation/commissioning campaign for the Egyptian Atoll project in collaboration with Subsea 7’s office in Paris. The C-Kore Subsea Testing units increased the efficiency of the vessel operations, saving the customer time and money on the deployment of new umbilicals. Li Ming-Shi, pre-commissioning engineer for Subsea 7 […]

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BP starts production from Egypt’s Atoll gas field seven months ahead of schedule

Posted: February 12, 2018 at 9:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP announced the start of gas production from the Atoll Phase One project, offshore Egypt. The project, in the North Damietta concession in the East Nile Delta, was delivered seven months ahead of schedule and 33% below the initial cost estimate. The project is now producing 350 million cubic feet of gas a day (mmscfd) […]

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Egypt is the site of two of BP's major projects in 2018

Posted: February 4, 2018 at 4:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP released its list of major upstream projects it will deliver this year, following its successful start up of seven major projects in 2017. Of the five listed for 2018, two are located in North Africa, specifically in Egypt. David O’Connor, head of the global projects organization and the man responsible for developments was asked […]

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In a word: BP's major projects for 2018 in Egypt (BP Magazine)

Posted: January 26, 2018 at 7:54 pm   /   Oil & Gas

This year, BP is set to deliver two upstream major projects in Egypt, following on from two successful start-ups in 2017. BP Magazine asks the leader responsible for all the developments – David O’Connor, head of the global projects organization – to describe each one in a single adjective. ‘Stunning’ – Atoll Phase 1 Fact […]

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Egypt’s super-giant Zohr gas field begins production, completing BP’s 2017 major project start-ups

Posted: December 20, 2017 at 4:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP today confirmed that production has started from the super-giant Zohr gas field, offshore Egypt. The field is operated by Eni, through its joint venture with The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), and is the largest natural gas discovery yet to be made in the Mediterranean Sea. Delivery of first gas from Zohr completes BP’s […]

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Egypt to cut monthly LNG imports by 3 cargos after Zohr start-up

Posted: December 18, 2017 at 3:35 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt will cut liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports by three cargos per month after putting supergiant Zohr gas field on the production line, petroleum minister Tarek El Molla told local channel DMC. This brings the North African nation’s LNG imports down to five cargos per month, which in return saves about $60 million, El Molla […]

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El Molla: Egypt's Atoll gas field begins test production

Posted: December 5, 2017 at 7:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Test production at Egypt’s Atoll offshore gas field began on Tuesday with a production capacity of 300 million cubic feet per day, Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said. Actual production would begin in the third week of December, El Molla told Reuters. BP decided in November 2015 to fast-track the development of Atoll, estimated to […]

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