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Eni announces New Gas Discovery in Eastern Mediterranean Sea, offshore Egypt

Posted: January 15, 2023 at 4:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni announces a significant new gas discovery at the Nargis-1 exploration well located in Nargis Offshore Area Concession, in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, offshore Egypt. The Nargis-1 well has encountered approximately 200 net feet (61 m) of Miocene and Oligocene gas bearing sandstones and was drilled in 1,014 feet (309 m) of water by the […]

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Valaris drillship awarded four-well contract with BP offshore Egypt

Posted: November 23, 2022 at 11:04 am   /   Oil & Gas

Valaris announces contract award for drillship VALARIS DS-12Valaris has announced that drillship VALARIS DS-12 has been awarded a four-well contract with BP offshore Egypt. The contract is expected to commence late in the third quarter or early in the fourth quarter 2023 and has an estimated duration of 320 days. The estimated total contract value, inclusive of a mobilization […]

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United Oil and Gas commences drilling of ASH-4 well at Abu Sennan, Egypt

Posted: September 17, 2022 at 10:44 am   /   Oil & Gas

AIM-listed United Oil & Gas has announced the commencement of drilling at the ASH-4 development well location and an update on the Al Jahraa-14 (‘AJ-14’) development well in the Abu Sennan licence, onshore Egypt. United holds a 22% working interest in the licence, which is operated by Kuwait Energy Egypt. Summary The fourth well in the 2022 Abu Sennan programme, ASH-4, has […]

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Sembcorp Marine delivers world’s first eighth-generation drillship

Posted: July 2, 2022 at 10:53 am   /   Oil & Gas

Deepwater Atlas – the world’s first eighth-generation drillship – is the first of two drillships built for Transocean based on a proprietary design developed by Sembcorp Marine. Deepwater Atlas is now world’s highest specification drillship, shipyard says. Sembcorp Marine Ltd. said it has successfully completed delivery of the world’s first eighth-generation drillship, the Deepwater Atlas, for […]

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Chevron signs agreement to drill first its exploration well in Egypt’s Mediterranean

Posted: June 22, 2022 at 11:19 am   /   Oil & Gas

US energy company Chevron is planning to drill the first exploration well in its concession area in the eastern Mediterranean next September, the firm’s president Mike Wirth said.  The move comes as the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co., or EGAS, signed an initial agreement with the US company to cooperate in the activities of transporting, […]

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United Oil & Gas announces spudding of AJ-14 well in Abu Sennan licence, Egypt

Posted: June 22, 2022 at 10:30 am   /   Oil & Gas

AIM-listed United Oil & Gas,  the growing oil and gas company with a portfolio of production, development, exploration and appraisal assets, has announced the spudding of the Al Jahraa-14 development (‘AJ-14’) well in the Abu Sennan licence, onshore Egypt. AJ -14 summary Drilling of the AJ-14 development well has commenced The well is primarily targeting the main […]

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TransGlobe Energy announces its Egypt operations update

Posted: June 20, 2022 at 12:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

TransGlobe Energy has announced an update on its operations in Egypt and Canada. All dollar values are expressed in US dollars unless otherwise stated. OVERVIEW Production averaged 12.1 MBoepd in Q2, 2022 to 11 June; Drilled and cased four Egypt Eastern Desert development wells in Q2, 2022 to date; and The Company sold a ~451 Mbbl […]

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SDX Energy completes drilling of MSD-24 well at West Gharib Concession, Egypt

Posted: June 13, 2022 at 10:40 am   /   Oil & Gas

AIM-listed SDX Energy, the MENA-focused energy company, has announced the completion of drilling at the MSD-24 infill development well on the Meseda field in its West Gharib concession, Egypt (SDX WI: 50%). MSD-24 encountered the primary top Asl Formation reservoir at 4,089ft MD (3,276ft TVDSS) and reached a TD of 4,625 feet MD on 5 June 2022. The well […]

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ExxonMobil to analyze Glaucus-2 natgas discovery offshore Cyprus

Posted: March 28, 2022 at 12:40 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A consortium led by ExxonMobil Corp. will analyze data collected from the Glaucus-2 appraisal well in Block 10 of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus. Drilling of the now completed well demonstrated the presence of a gas reservoir with high quality characteristics, according to the Cyprus Ministry of Energy, Trade, and Industry. This is […]

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SDX Energy commences oil production at MSD-25 well, West Gharib concession

Posted: March 20, 2022 at 12:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

AIM-listed SDX Energy, the MENA-focused energy company, has announced the commencement of oil production at the MSD-25 infill development well on the Meseda field in its West Gharib concession, Egypt (SDX: 50% working interest). MSD-25, which encountered the primary top Asl Formation reservoir at 4,109ft MD (3,361ft TVDSS) and reached 4,385ft TD on 22 February 2022, after drilling through […]

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