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Neptune

Neptune Energy digitalises drilling & wells with Halliburton Cloud Apps

Posted: October 13, 2020 at 7:24 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Neptune Energy announced it will adopt Halliburton’s DecisionSpace 365 well construction suite of cloud applications to consolidate all global drilling and wells activities, improve efficiency and significantly reduce non-productive time, leading to potential annual savings of more than $20 million. The three-year agreement – part of Neptune’s digital subsurface programme – will create a platform […]

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Apache Acreage

Apache can spend up to $900 mn at its Western Desert concessions this year

Posted: October 6, 2020 at 2:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

US oil and gas producer Apache could spend as much as  USD 900 million at its Western Desert oil concessions this fiscal year if oil prices mount a recovery, Al Mal reports, citing a senior official at the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC). The company spent some USD 840 million in Egypt last fiscal year […]

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Mittelplate

Winteshall Dea switches its Mittelplate platform to be powered by renewables

Posted: October 5, 2020 at 10:22 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Mittelplate: Switch to 100% green power from shore will significantly reduce CO2 emissions Drilling and production island to eliminate up to 36,000 tonnes of CO2 per year “Power from shore”: island to be powered by certified power from 100% renewable energy sources Another concrete step towards lower emissions and improved climate protection All production sites […]

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bapetco

Bapetco made eight new discoveries in Egypt in FY 2019-2020

Posted: August 26, 2020 at 12:22 am   /   Oil & Gas

Shell-EGPC JV Badr El-Din Petroleum Company (Bapetco) made eight new discoveries in its Egypt concessions in FY2019-2020 with confirmed oil reserves of 10.6 mn bbl, according to an Oil Ministry statement. Bapetco drilled 44 developmental wells and one exploratory well last fiscal year. (Source: Enterprise.press)

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Wintershall Dea

Wintershall Dea Q2 2020 Results: unaffected production, stable operations despite pandemic

Posted: August 20, 2020 at 1:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Q2 2020 Results: Despite the pandemic – unaffected production and stable operations Wintershall Dea, Europe’s leading independent gas and oil company, today reported its second quarter 2020 results. Mario Mehren, Wintershall Dea Chairman & CEO, says: “The quarter was without doubt one of the most challenging that the industry has seen in a long time. […]

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west med pgs

IOCs to begin conducting West Mediterranean seismic surveys in Q4 2020

Posted: August 18, 2020 at 12:51 pm   /   Oil & Gas

International oil and gas players will begin conducting seismic surveys in Egypt’s Western Mediterranean in 4Q2020, Al Shorouk and Masrawy reported yesterday, each citing a source from the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS). An unspecified number of companies will kick off the surveys as soon as the House of Representatives ratifies their exploration agreements, […]

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Mediterra

Kom Ombo Petroleum to start $3m drilling operation at Baraka concession

Posted: August 9, 2020 at 1:39 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Kom Ombo Petroleum — a JV between the Egyptian General Petroleum Company and Mediterra Energy — will begin drilling two wells at its Baraka concession, which is expected to cost USD 2.5-3 mn, Al Mal reports, citing unnamed industry sources. The Baraka concession has produced some 350 to 400 bbl / d of oil this […]

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Eni Bashrush

Eni: Bashrush discovery offshore Egypt tested with success

Posted: July 28, 2020 at 3:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni: Bashrush discovery, in North El Hammad concession in Mediterranean Sea of Egypt, tested with success. Eni (as the Operator of the Block), bp and Total (as Contractor members) have successfully tested the well drilled on the prospect called Bashrush, in the North El Hammad concession, in the conventional Egyptian waters of the Nile Delta. […]

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SW Meleiha

Eni announces new oil discovery at SW Meleiha, in Egypt’s Western Desert

Posted: July 28, 2020 at 3:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni announces the discovery of new oil resources in the Western Desert of Egypt with a new exploration well in the South West Meleiha Concession. Production in the Concession started just one year ago and is now in excess of 12,000 bopd. Eni announces the successful drilling of the SWM-A-6X well, in the South West […]

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MEES Bashrush

Nile Delta’s Bashrush gas well reserves estimated to be 250 bn cubic feet

Posted: July 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

(Photo Courtesy of MEES) Reserves at the Bashrush exploration well in the Nile Delta have been estimated to be around 250 bn cubic feet of natural gas, Masrawy reports, citing an unnamed official at the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS). Italy’s Eni began production tests at the well earlier this month with partners BP […]

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