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Nooros

Eni and BP announce new Nooros natural gas discovery offshore Egypt

Posted: September 16, 2020 at 1:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni and partner BP have made a new shallow-water gas discovery on their Abu Madi West concession in the Nile Delta, boosting  estimated gas in place reserves at Great Nooros area to 4 Tcf. Eni, new gas discovery in the “Great Nooros Area”, Mediterranean Sea, Egypt Eni (as the Operator of the Block) and […]

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Gas-LNG

Egypt’s natural gas exports, renewables more than doubled in 2019 – BP

Posted: August 31, 2020 at 1:53 pm   /   Oil & Gas, Renewables

Egypt had a good year in 2019 for natural gas exports and renewables, according to BP: Egypt’s natural gas exports more than doubled to 4.5 bn cbm in 2019, up from 2 bn cbm in 2018, BP said in its annual Statistical Review of World Energy. The report said that 1.7 bn cbm were exported […]

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MEES West Med

MEES: Egypt bags all five Supermajors with key West Mediterranean awards

Posted: July 11, 2020 at 11:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Full House: Latest Awards Mean All Five Supermajors Have Signed Up For Egypt’s Virgin West Med Acreage Global exploration pullback? Not in Egypt with Chevron, Shell, Total and BP joining Exxon in bagging key frontier West Mediterranean acreage. Cairo moved closer this week to officially announcing the award of at least six offshore blocks located […]

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Egypt’s House of Representatives approves 12 Oil & Gas E&P Agreements

Posted: July 7, 2020 at 8:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian oil minister, Tarek el Molla, has announced the signing of 12 agreements with international companies for the search for oil and gas in the Red Sea, in the Western Desert and in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the eastern and western Mediterranean with investments up to to a billion dollars and signing […]

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Eni Bashrush

Eni makes new gas discovery in Mediterranean Sea offshore Egypt

Posted: July 1, 2020 at 2:54 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni have successfully drilled the first exploration well in the North El Hammad license, in the conventional Egyptian waters of the Nile Delta, on the prospect called Bashrush. The discovery further extends to the west the gas potential of the Abu Madi formation reservoirs discovered and produced from the so-called “Great Nooros Area”. Eni (as […]

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Cabinet

Egypt’s Cabinet ratifies 12 oil & gas agreements worth over $1 billion

Posted: June 22, 2020 at 1:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cabinet has ratified twelve oil and gas agreements the Oil Ministry signed with international companies in February, the ministry said in a statement. Companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, BP, Total, Noble Energy will invest upwards of USD 1 bn in concession areas in the Mediterranean, the Red Sea, and the Western Desert. The House […]

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BP

BP appoints Karim Alaa as new Senior Vice President, North Africa

Posted: May 21, 2020 at 4:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP announced the appointment of Karim Alaa as the incoming Senior Vice President for North Africa, effective 1 July 2020, following the retirement of Hesham Mekawi. Speaking of his new role, Karim said: “I look forward to continuing to grow our current business and generate new opportunities in the region. We are reinventing bp to […]

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Hesham Mekawi

Hesham Mekawi to retire as BP North Africa Regional President

Posted: April 30, 2020 at 3:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP announced that Hesham Mekawi, Regional President, North Africa, has decided to retire. After a distinguished and very accomplished career with BP spanning over 30 years, he will leave at the end of 2020 to pursue non-executive director opportunities. He will continue in his current role until 1 July 2020 and will then spend 6 […]

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BP’s CHPC supercomputer mobilized to assist in coronavirus research

Posted: April 17, 2020 at 8:23 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP is joining forces with the US government, universities, and the world’s largest technology companies by providing access to its supercomputer to help researchers halt the spread of COVID-19. The company will donate its supercomputing capability to the public-private consortium formed in March 2020 by the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, the […]

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BP Egypt donates EGP 2 mln in medical equipment to COVID-19 Hospitals

Posted: April 10, 2020 at 8:50 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP Egypt is donating medical equipment to the Abasaya and Embaba fever hospitals in Cairo, and Alexandria fever hospital, all of which are treating COVID-19 cases. The much-needed equipment – that has a value of around 2 million Egyptian Pounds – includes an ultrasound machine, a digital radiography (DR) machine with lead aprons, and ventilators, […]

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