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Cheiron-gulf-assets

Cheiron sees first oil from Geisum appraisal well in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez

Posted: June 19, 2020 at 2:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

PICO GoS Limited, a Cheiron Group company, has achieved the first oil production from its appraisal well GNN-4 in the Geisum Concession in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez. The Geisum Concession is located offshore Egypt in the Southern Gulf of Suez in shallow waters with a depth ranging from 30 to 200 feet, covering an area […]

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abu sennan

United O&G reports successful Salmiyah-5 development well in Abu Sennan concession

Posted: June 4, 2020 at 12:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Total of over 120m net pay across four hydrocarbon-bearing intervals encountered by El Salmiyah-5 well on Abu Sennan concession – main target potentially materially larger than previously believed Flow rates of 4,100 bopd, with 18 mmscf/d gas (c. 8,700 boepd in total) achieved from Kharita Reservoir during well-testing United’s net production from the Abu Sennan […]

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North Thekah

Edison successfully completes Ameeq 1-X exploration well offshore Egypt

Posted: June 2, 2020 at 8:51 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Edison Exploration & Production announces successful completion of Ameeq 1-x exploration well in the Eastern Mediterranean waters of Egypt. The well, located in the North Thekka Concession in which Edison Exploration & Production holds 100% operators rights, was drilled by Maersk Discoverer semi-sub in water depth of 985 meters, reaching the final TD of 5670.5m […]

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PSW

PSW mobilizes capping stack for Edison’s Ameeq-1X deepwater well offshore Egypt

Posted: May 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

PSW Group’s capping stack division has completed its first international operation, for a deepwater well offshore Egypt. Edison’s E&P Ameeq-1X was the company’s first well on its North Thekah concession, 130 km (81 mi) offshore from the Nile Delta. PSW, working with Edison’s emergency response team, prepared logistics and response plans to mobilize and deploy […]

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Wintershall Dea Licences Mexico_Block 29

Wintershall Dea makes two significant oil discoveries offshore Mexico

Posted: May 9, 2020 at 3:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

License partnership of Block 29 makes two significant oil discoveries in the Polok and Chinwol prospects Polok discovery opens a new play within Mexico’s Salina Basin Wintershall Dea and its license partners have made significant oil discoveries on the Polok and the Chinwol prospects in Block 29 offshore Mexico. Polok is a play opening discovery […]

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SDX

SDX Energy announces successful flow rate test at Sobhi discovery well in Egypt

Posted: April 25, 2020 at 2:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy, the MENA-focused oil and gas company, has provided an update on well-testing operations at the SD-12X (‘Sobhi’; SDX 100% working interest) discovery well in the South Disouq Exploration Permit onshore Nile Delta, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest). The drill stem test (DST) at the Sobhi well began with a step-rate test of one […]

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ADES

Middle East drilling contractor ADES confident despite current crisis

Posted: April 10, 2020 at 9:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Drilling contractor ADES International is confident of maintaining its current operations and existing business in the Middle East North Africa region, despite the COVID-19 pandemic and market volatility caused by the current oil price. Drilling contractor ADES International is confident of maintaining its current operations and existing business in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) […]

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Egypt-South-Disouq SDX

SDX announces commercial discovery at Sobhi well, expects tie back in 2021

Posted: April 10, 2020 at 8:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

AIM-listed SDX Energy, the MENA-focused oil and gas company, is pleased to provide an update on drilling operations at the SD-12X (‘Sobhi’; SDX 100% working interest) well in the South Disouq Exploration Permit onshore Nile Delta, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest). The well has been drilled to a measured depth of 7,245 feet, encountering 108 […]

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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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