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SDX

SDX Energy achieves stabilised plateau production at South Disouq

Posted: December 10, 2019 at 1:25 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy, the MENA-focused oil and gas company, has achieved its targeted stabilised plateau production rate of 50 MMscfe/d from its operated South Disouq concession (SDX: 55% working interest) in Egypt approx. three months earlier than initially expected. Gas has been flowing through the South Disouq Central Processing Facility (‘CPF’) since 7 November 2019 with […]

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Energean

Energean announces successful appraisal of Karish North discovery

Posted: November 4, 2019 at 11:08 am   /   Oil & Gas

Energean Oil and Gas plc, the oil and gas producer focused on the Mediterranean, is pleased to announce the successful appraisal of the Karish North Discovery, confirming best estimate recoverable resources of 0.9 Tcf (25 BCM) plus 34 million barrels of light oil / condensate2 (combined c.190 mmboe) significantly enhancing Energean’s discovered resource volumes across […]

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Eni Egypt

Eni highlights 2019 exploration track record with six offshore discoveries

Posted: October 29, 2019 at 12:37 am   /   Oil & Gas

Eni delivered six offshore discoveries as operator during the first nine months of the year. According to the company’s latest results statement, three of the finds were in block 15/06 off Angola, bringing the number of new fields proven since exploration resumed on the block last year to five. Eni estimates the cumulative resources at […]

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Eni

Eni acquires 70% of Edison’s stake in NE Ha’py offshore gas concession

Posted: October 27, 2019 at 12:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni has acquired 70% of Edison’s stake in Block 12 of its Northeast Ha’py natural gas concession in the Mediterranean, an unnamed EGAS source said on Thursday, according to Reuters. The source did not disclose further details on the sale of the block, which Edison won in a 2015 bid round. The acquisition comes as […]

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Eni

Eni announces a new oil discovery in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt

Posted: October 25, 2019 at 11:50 pm   /   Oil & Gas

New resources discovered in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt: New resources discovered in the Abu Rudeis Sidri development lease, in the Gulf of Suez, where an appraisal well of the discovery of Sidri South, announced last July, was drilled. A rapid development plan for the new discovery with a “fast-track” approach, leveraging on existing […]

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Eni

Italy’s Eni says it does not want “gas well war” offshore Cyprus

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 4:15 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The head of Italy’s Eni said Thursday the oil and gas group would not drill off Cyprus should a row with Turkey over sizeable natural gas deposits see either side send in warships. “I am not worried… (but) if someone turns up with warships, I won’t drill wells,” Claudio Descalzi said. “I certainly don’t want […]

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Shell

Shell aims to start operating Egypt concessions in second half of 2020

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 4:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Royal Dutch Shell is aiming to start operating in its concession areas in Egypt in the second half of 2020, a senior executive said. Shell won three oil and two gas concessions in Egypt in February. Eni, BP and Exxon Mobil also won some of a total of 12 tenders as Egypt looks to sustain […]

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Eni MOC

Zohr field’s natural gas production to exceed 3 bcf/d this month – IEOC Chief

Posted: October 16, 2019 at 3:44 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Production from the 13 wells at the giant Zohr natural gas field is expected to surpass 3 bcf/d by the end of October, up from 2.7 bcf/d in August, Eni IEOC JV boss Luca De Caro said on the sidelines of the Mediterranean Offshore Conference in Alexandria, the Oil Ministry said in a statement. Eni […]

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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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