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Tungsten Explorer

ADVantage to drill deepwater Nigma prospect offshore Egypt

Posted: October 14, 2019 at 4:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ADES International Holding has won an order to drill its second deepwater well in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea. ADVantage, the joint venture between ADES and Vantage Drilling International, will drill the Nigma-1 well for an unnamed IOC, using the drillship Tungsten Explorer. The program is set to last 73 days. The contract […]

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Vantage

ADES International wins its second deepwater drilling contract in Egypt

Posted: October 11, 2019 at 2:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ADES International Holding has secured a deep-water drilling contract in the Egyptian Mediterranean area. ADES confirmed the contract award on Friday with an unnamed “top tier international oil company”. Award to be sub-contracted out to company’s joint venture with Vantage Drilling. The company said it would provide the work via Vantage Drilling’s Tungsten Explorer. The […]

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discoverer-india

Shell to drill Montu well at West Delta Deep Marine concession this month

Posted: August 27, 2019 at 1:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shell is set to begin drilling at the Montu well in its West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) concession in the Mediterranean Sea this month, the company said in a statement (pdf). The Discoverer India drillship will drill 6k meters below the water’s surface, setting a new record as the deepest well in Egypt. The well […]

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Rosneft

Zohr gas field offshore Egypt building to peak capacity – Rosneft

Posted: February 5, 2019 at 1:30 am   /   Oil & Gas

Gas produced from the deepwater Zohr field in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea totaled 12.2 bcm last year, according to partner Rosneft. During the second half of the year, output increased almost fourfold compared with H1, when production amounted to 3.1 bcm. Over the course of 2018, the treatment capacity was increased in […]

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Saipem

Saipem lands $1.2 billion Zohr EPCI contract from Petrobel

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 6:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Saipem and Petrobel have negotiated an offshore contract addendum worth more than $1.2 billion for EPCI activities in relation to the “Ramp Up to Plateau” phase of the ‘supergiant’ Zohr field development project in the Mediterranean Sea off Egypt. The current addendum to the work includes the installation of a second 30-inch diameter gas export […]

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Eni

Eni completes drilling ninth well at Zohr gas field

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 2:14 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni has completed drilling work on Zohr’s ninth deepwater well at a cost of USD 300 million, according to an industry source. Early tests put initial production levels at 150 mcf/d. The well was closed after the company finished drilling due lack of capacity at the treatment plant, but will enter production by the […]

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Enppi-Wood

Enppi, Wood Group sign partnership deal for deepwater gas drilling

Posted: September 25, 2018 at 3:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s state oil company Engineering for Petroleum and Process Industries (ENPPI) signed a deal on Monday with the UK’s Wood Group for a technical and engineering partnership on natural gas exploration and production through deepwater drilling. In an official statement, Egypt’s petroleum ministry said the inking of the agreement was witnessed by Minister of Petroleum […]

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