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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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Edison relinquishes its gas exploration rights in two Mediterranean concessions

Posted: December 19, 2018 at 1:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Edison has forfeited its natural gas exploration rights in North East concessions Hapi and Theqa, local news reported. A new international tender for the concessions will be launched next year, an Oil Ministry source said, without specifying a time frame. Edison signed a USD 86 mn agreement with EGAS in January 2017 for E&P […]

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BP buys 25% stake in Eni’s Nour concession offshore Egypt

Posted: December 10, 2018 at 2:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP buys 25% stake in Eni’s Nour concession: BP has acquired a 25% stake in the Nour concession from Eni, according to a statement from Eni. Industry watchers hope the offshore North Sinai concession could be a Zohr-scale discovery. The “transaction is part of a wider business alignment with BP internationally and further strengthens the […]

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Siemens Gamesa acquires 97% of wind energy market share in Egypt

Posted: December 8, 2018 at 2:02 pm   /   Renewables

Siemens Gamesa Renewable: The largest wind energy company in Egypt. The company acquires 97% of the market share of wind energy in Egypt and 53% in Africa. Gabel El Zayt and Zaafarana are the largest projects in the Egyptian market and the company contributes 986 MW of wind energy in Egypt to date. Siemens is […]

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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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Rosneft applies for natural gas import license in Egypt

Posted: December 2, 2018 at 1:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Russian energy giant Rosneft has begun the process of acquiring a license to import natural gas, sources told Al Mal on Thursday. The company has apparently received preliminary approval from the government to form a JV with a local entity for the activity, they added. If true, the move indicates that not only is the […]

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El Molla at Rome MED 18: Italy is Europe’s energy gateway

Posted: November 25, 2018 at 7:15 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said on Friday at Med Dialogues in Rome that Italy is a country that Egypt wants to approach because it is “Europe’s energy gateway”. “At the start of this year we signed a memorandum of understanding on energy with the European Union that will make Egypt a considerable energy […]

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US firms interested in Egypt’s offshore oil & gas exploration tenders

Posted: November 25, 2018 at 7:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt sees increasing interest from U.S. energy companies in developing its offshore oil and natural gas resources and expects them to participate in two bidding rounds due before year-end, Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said. Egypt has emerged as an attractive destination for foreign energy firms following a string of major discoveries in recent years […]

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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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