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Egypt-South-Disouq SDX

SDX commences drilling of Sohbi well at South Disouq onshore Egypt

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 7:23 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy, the MENA-focused oil and gas company, has provided an update on its drilling operations in Egypt. The SD-12X (Sohbi) well at South Disouq in Egypt (SDX 55% working interest, 100% working interest in this well) has commenced drilling operations. Sohbi is expected to a reach its targeted depth of approx. 2,300 metres in […]

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East Med

Eastern Mediterranean Gas: What Prospects for the New Decade? ISPI Opinion

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 9:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

This Commentary Piece by Simone Tagliapietra was originally published by ISPI (Italian Institute for International Political Studies). The last decade has seen the eastern Mediterranean region become a hotspot of the global natural gas industry, attracting increasing attention from multiple stakeholders also as a result of its high geopolitical stakes. Notwithstanding this momentum, progress has […]

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BP

BP starts drilling gas exploration well in North El Tabia offshore block

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 9:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP begins drilling exploratory gas well in North El Tabia: BP began drilling yesterday its Atoll Nooros exploratory gas well in its North El Tabia block in the Mediterranean, Al Shorouk reported, citing an EGAS source. The company will complete drilling in four months and reveal results in 2H2020. BP had signed an agreement with […]

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SDX

SDX Energy announces result of Rabul-3 well in West Gharib Concession

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 9:38 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy, the MENA-focused oil and gas company, has announced the result of its Rabul-3 well in the West Gharib Concession in Egypt (SDX 50% Working Interest & Joint Operator). The Rabul-3 development well in the West Gharib Concession in Egypt was drilled to a total depth of 5,129 feet and encountered approx. 116 feet […]

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spplatts-east-mediterranean

Infographic: East Med gas; monetization efforts pick up amid regional standoff – S&P Global Platts

Posted: March 8, 2020 at 1:38 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The East Mediterranean is home to numerous major gas finds, with key players seeking routes to market via gas pipeline pacts and establishment of the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF). Tensions in the region are increasing, however, as Turkey moves to drill in blocks licensed by Cyprus and the EU imposes sanctions against Turkey’s TPAO […]

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Weatherford

Weatherford International unveils Centro digital well delivery

Posted: March 5, 2020 at 1:50 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Seamless Data Platform Integrates Viewing, Engineering and Managing All Aspects of Well Delivery Operations. Weatherford International plc today introduced Centro™, a holistic approach to effectively managing complex wellsite operations digitally. By seamlessly integrating every element of an operator’s well data, team members from any global location can access, share, and store all vital project information at […]

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SDX

SDX Energy provides update on drilling operations in Egypt

Posted: March 4, 2020 at 1:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SD-6X in Egypt not found to be commercially viable; results being analysed. SD-12X in Egypt expected to spud in the next two to three weeks, targeting 33 bcfe and not anticipated to have any technical read across from SD-6X. South Disouq (SDX Working Interest 55% and operator): The SD-6X (Salah) exploration well at South Disouq, […]

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ganope

Ganope to start natural gas exploration plan in Upper Egypt next month

Posted: February 25, 2020 at 7:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Ganope to kick off plan to explore for natgas in Upper Egypt next month: State-owned South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) will begin next month conducting seismic scans in Upper Egypt, where it plans to explore for natural gas, according to an Oil Ministry statement. Ganope will also soon begin the second round of […]

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WDDM

Shell to drill seven wells at Egypt’s WDDM Phase 9B, adding 236 bcf/d of gas

Posted: February 18, 2020 at 1:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The drilling of seven wells at West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) phase 9B is set to produce initial reserves of 236 billion cubic feet of gas, a statement by the oil ministry said. Sabry El-Sharkawy, chairman of Rashid Petroleum Company (Rashpetco) and Burullus Gas Company, said his company is working on connecting three other wells […]

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WestMed MEES

Egypt agrees with five majors on West Mediterranean exploration

Posted: February 16, 2020 at 2:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt agrees with five energy firms on exploration in Mediterranean: minister. Egypt has reached initial agreements with five major energy firms to explore for oil and gas in deep waters in off its western coast on the Mediterranean, the petroleum minister said, the first such deals in that offshore region. The five companies are Royal […]

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