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North Thekah

Edison successfully completes Ameeq 1-X exploration well offshore Egypt

Posted: June 2, 2020 at 8:51 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Edison Exploration & Production announces successful completion of Ameeq 1-x exploration well in the Eastern Mediterranean waters of Egypt. The well, located in the North Thekka Concession in which Edison Exploration & Production holds 100% operators rights, was drilled by Maersk Discoverer semi-sub in water depth of 985 meters, reaching the final TD of 5670.5m […]

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Mozambique LNG

Petrojet to manufacture deepwater equipment for Mozambique’s LNG project

Posted: May 21, 2020 at 3:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Petrojet’s instrumentation will be installed by Baker Hughes in the Indian Ocean’s deepwater, around 40 kilometres off Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado. Egypt’s Petrojet has been tasked with manufacturing and supplying deepwater equipment for Mozambique’s mega liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, the petroleum ministry announced on Friday. According to the petroleum ministry, Petrojet was tasked by US-based […]

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PSW

PSW mobilizes capping stack for Edison’s Ameeq-1X deepwater well offshore Egypt

Posted: May 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

PSW Group’s capping stack division has completed its first international operation, for a deepwater well offshore Egypt. Edison’s E&P Ameeq-1X was the company’s first well on its North Thekah concession, 130 km (81 mi) offshore from the Nile Delta. PSW, working with Edison’s emergency response team, prepared logistics and response plans to mobilize and deploy […]

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Transocean-Discoverer-India

Burullus Gas Company cancels Egypt drillship contract with Transocean

Posted: April 17, 2020 at 8:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Transocean says Shell-led consortium to pay early termination fee for drillship deal, but sees other contracts extended: Transocean said that Burullus Gas Company has opted to terminate a rig contract for the drillship Discover India that was to be used off Egypt. Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has received a contract termination for a drillship operating […]

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Shell Rashid Burullus

Production at Shell’s Burullus, Rashid gas fields rises up to 440 mmcf/d

Posted: December 15, 2019 at 1:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The production of Dutch Shell’s Burullus and Rashid gas fields in the deep waters of the Mediterranean Sea increased to 440m cubic feet per day (scf/day), compared to 300m scf/day in the first quarter of this fiscal year 2019/20. A source in the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) said that linking 80m scf/day from […]

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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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