Newsletter subscribe
Tag: Deep Water
Exxonmobil

MEES: Stars align as ExxonMobil hikes up its commitment in Egypt

Posted: February 15, 2020 at 3:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Twelve months on from taking its first acreage in Egypt, US major ExxonMobil has now snapped up two more blocks in the country’s offshore Mediterranean. A year ago at the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS) in Cairo oil minister Tarek El Molla proudly announced that US major ExxonMobil was finally entering Egypt. Since then, the firm […]

No Comments read more
Energean CEO

Edison starts deepwater exploratory drilling for gas in Egypt; Energean CEO

Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:48 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italian energy group Edison has begun drilling an exploratory well in deepwater acreage in Egypt, not far from other giant east Mediterranean gas fields, the CEO of Israel-focused gas driller Energean said on Wednesday. Energean is in the process of taking over Edison’s Egyptian assets in a deal reached last year. “We’re drilling right now […]

No Comments read more
ElBurg

Egypt modifies gas price of El-Burg offshore concession to $5.88/MMBtu

Posted: February 10, 2020 at 3:53 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt agrees price indexing of Mediterranean’s El-Borg concession capped at $5.88/MMBtu. The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Shell, and BP have signed an agreement to modify gas prices at El-Borg marine concession area in the Mediterranean Sea, through a price index formula linked to the global price of crude barrel, with a maximum price […]

No Comments read more
West Med

Egypt to directly award West Mediterranean O&G exploration rights

Posted: January 20, 2020 at 4:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt will directly award contracts for oil and gas exploration blocks in the Western Mediterranean to companies equipped to drill in deep water, Oil Minister Tarek El Molla told CNBC Arabia. The government plans to offer some concessions through bid rounds, but the priority is to select companies with advanced technology to drill in the […]

No Comments read more
WDDM

Shell starts gas production from Silva well in Egypt’s WDDM concession

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 12:25 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shell began producing natural gas from its deepwater Silva well at the West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) phase 9B earlier this month at a rate of 60-80 mmcf/d, according to an Oil Ministry statement. The well is the third to come online at the field, after East Sfeir and East Swan which began production in […]

No Comments read more
shell-moc

Shell announces participation in MOC 2019 as Platinum Sponsor

Posted: October 11, 2019 at 3:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Under The Patronage of H.E Eng Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources: Shell Egypt is the 10th Mediterranean offshore Conference and Exhibition (MOC2019) Platinum Sponsor. Shell Egypt announced its participation in the 10th Mediterranean offshore Conference and Exhibition (MOC 2019) as a platinum sponsor. The event will be held from the 15th […]

No Comments read more
Dana Gas

UAE’s Dana Gas abandons Merak well, hires adviser to sell Egypt assets

Posted: July 29, 2019 at 3:38 pm   /   Oil & Gas

United Arab Emirates’ Dana Gas has hired investment bank Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. (TPH) to advise it on the sale of its Egyptian assets, worth over $500 million, two sources familiar with the matter said, as the company shifts its focus to its Kurdistan operations. The Abu Dhabi-listed energy producer – whose main assets […]

No Comments read more
Peterson

Peterson, Pan Marine team up to support deepwater Merak well offshore Egypt

Posted: July 24, 2019 at 1:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt-based Pan Marine and energy logistics provider Peterson have joined forces in the Egyptian market and their first contract was for the provision of supply base management in Abu Qir to end client Dana Gas. Peterson said that the service included logistics management for all supply base work at Abu Qir Port and the provision […]

No Comments read more
drilling

Edison to drill Ameeq deepwater prospect offshore Egypt this year

Posted: July 19, 2019 at 8:55 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Edison eyes Ameeq wildcat off Egypt this year. Italian player to drill probe on 2.8 Tcf prospect in North Thekah licence, acreage that has synergies with Edison’s adjacent Royee block off Israel Italy’s Edison E&P is set to spud a deepwater wildcat in November or December this year on a major gas prospect on its […]

No Comments read more
Maersk Discoverer

Maersk Drilling secures work for three offshore rigs

Posted: May 17, 2019 at 3:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Maersk Drilling has signed two new contracts and one contract extension since the end of 1Q 2019. One firm three-year contract is with Inpex Australia for the ultra-deepwater semisubmersible Mærsk Deliverer, starting in 2Q 2020, with two one-year extension options. Value of the firm period is $300 million, equivalent to a day rate of $266,200. […]

No Comments read more