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South Ramadan

SDX well finds oil in Gulf of Suez South Ramadan concession

Posted: March 25, 2019 at 1:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Last year’s SRM-3 appraisal well on the South Ramadan concession in the Gulf of Suez encountered hydrocarbons, according to partner SDX Energy. On the way to the TD of 15,635 ft (4,766 m), the well intersected 75 ft (23 m) of net conventional oil pay in the primary target Matulla section; 20 ft (6.1 m) […]

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Eni announces new gas discovery in Nour prospect offshore Egypt

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 10:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni announces a new gas discovery under evaluation in the Nour exploration prospect located in Eastern Egyptian Mediterranean. Feasibility studies in order to accelerate the exploitation of these new resources leveraging the synergies with existing facilities will start after finalizing the discovery evaluation. Eni announces a new gas discovery under evaluation in the Nour exploration […]

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ADES, Vantage JV to drill deepwater well for Dana Gas in Egypt

Posted: March 10, 2019 at 9:14 am   /   Oil & Gas

ADES International Holding has entered a short-term exploration contract with Dana Gas for deepwater drilling services in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea. Vantage’s Tungsten Explorer drillship will drill one firm well under the contract, with an option to drill a further three wells. The initial program is set to take 77 days to […]

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EGAS, EGPC 2018 Bid Rounds results announced with 12 blocks awarded

Posted: February 13, 2019 at 3:10 am   /   Oil & Gas

Shell wins big in Egypt: Supermajor lands five blocks in latest bid round, while ExxonMobil makes debut. Royal Dutch Shell, Eni, BP and Exxon Mobil were among the winners in one of Egypt’s largest ever oil and gas exploration tenders on Tuesday, as the country looks to sustain an investment upswing spurred by major discoveries. […]

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Eni’s offshore Nour one of six high-impact wells to watch – Wood Mackenzie

Posted: February 6, 2019 at 5:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Consultant identifies six high-impact wells to watch. Latin American offshore plays will account for one-third of the large prospects due to be drilled globally this year, according to Wood Mackenzie. Potentially giant reservoirs off Brazil, Guyana, and Mexico will attract the highest investment. Dr Andrew Latham, vp, Global Exploration at Wood Mackenzie, said: “We expect […]

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Pico hits oil pay in South Ramadan concession offshore Egypt

Posted: January 14, 2019 at 1:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Pico Oil has encountered oil pay at its well located in the South Ramadan concession offshore Egypt. The South Ramadan Concession is located offshore in the Gulf of Suez. SDX Energy is a 12.75% equity owner in the concession with Pico holding 37.5% and operatorship and GPC holding the remaining 50%. SDX Energy said on […]

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Edison says it has not given up exploration rights in Egypt

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 1:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Edison says it has not given up oil and gas exploration rights in Egypt: Edison, the Italian oil company that is part of France’s EDF, has denied reports in the domestic press (as noted yesterday) that it has forfeited its right to explore for natural gas in the northeastern Hapi and Theqa concessions. “Edison […]

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Eni to drill tenth well in Egypt’s Zohr natural gas field next January

Posted: December 3, 2018 at 12:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni will begin drilling its tenth well in the Zohr gas field in January 2019 at a cost of USD 300 million. The addition of the tenth well is expected to boost output production by 200 mmcf/d, and is predicted to take two months to complete. Production from the tenth well remains dependent on […]

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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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TransGlobe’s South Ghazalat 6X exploration well flows oil

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 1:19 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Third time lucky for Canadian player as it flows oil and gas from new discovery. Highlights Tested a combined 3,840 Bopd of light (35-38 API) oil from individual tests in the Upper and Lower Bahariya formations in the South Ghazalat 6X exploration well Flowed 2,437 Bopd of light oil, 21 Bpd of water and 1.4 […]

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