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The Saipem 10000 drillship arrives at Zohr-2 well location

Posted: December 31, 2015 at 3:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The giant drilling vessel Saipem 10000 arrived at the site of Zohr-2 well to start drilling operations, announced Eng. Tarek El-Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources. Eng. El-Molla made his announcement as he chaired Petrobel’s General Assembly Meeting. The Saipem 10000 is a 5th generation ultra deepwater drillship, designed and built by Samsung Heavy […]

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GlobalData: Successful Development of Zohr in Egypt to Catalyze Further East Mediterranean Projects

Posted: December 1, 2015 at 6:37 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni is progressing plans to bring the giant Zohr gas field online by 2018. The company’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi, has already presented multi-billion dollar development plans to the president of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who has agreed to remove any political obstacles to commercializing the field. High profile political challenges have paralyzed other regional projects, […]

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Drilling activities at Zohr field to re-start in January

Posted: November 30, 2015 at 3:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

President el-Sisi met in Cairo Eni’s CEO Claudio Descalzi. Mr. Descalzi made an assessment on the work in-progress of the plan for the development of the Zohr field, where drilling activities will restart in January 2016. The President of the Republic of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, met in Cairo Eni’s Chief Executive Officer, Claudio Descalzi. […]

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Eni signs new concession and amendment agreements for petroleum exploration in Egypt

Posted: November 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni signed a new concession and three amendment agreements in Egypt which will lead to the realization of projects to be implemented in the next 4 years. Eni signed with the Egyptian Government three amendments for the IEOC concessions of “Sinai 12 and Abu Madi”, “North Port Said” and “Baltim”, which is in partnership with […]

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Q&A With Maurizio Coratella, VP Operations, Egypt & Middle East, Edison International

Posted: November 12, 2015 at 12:53 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Ahead of Intergas VII – we spoke to Maurizio Coratella on Edison’s activities in Egypt and the new potential in the market. Maurizio will be joining Session 5: New Horizons for Egypt’s Gas Sector: Optimising Resource Potential on day 2. See Programme here. ‘The recent discovery of Eni (Zohr) in the deep Mediterranean offshore has […]

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“Nessun Dorma”  By Marco Alfieri (from Eniday.com)

Posted: November 7, 2015 at 8:22 pm   /   Oil & Gas

“Nessun Dorma” By Marco Alfieri on October 5, 2015 Republished from Eniday.com (an Eni.com project) under Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IT) Like all great exploration discoveries also the Zohr discovery is full of surprises, the unexpected, intuitions, mistakes, skill, enthusiasm, and ups and downs in which the human element is as crucial as […]

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El Molla: Egypt's giant Zohr gas field aims to start output in 2017

Posted: November 6, 2015 at 3:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt aims to start natural gas production from its massive offshore Zohr field in 2017, a year ahead of schedule, oil minister Tarek El Molla said. The Zohr gas field, discovered by Italy’s Eni, is the biggest in the Mediterranean, and with an estimated 30 trillion cubic feet of gas it is expected to plug […]

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Eni starts new production from "near field" discoveries in the Nile Delta and the Western Desert

Posted: October 30, 2015 at 3:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni announces the success of the Nidoco North West 3 well drilling in the Nooros exploration prospect, located in the Abu Madi West license in the Nile Delta, which is estimated to contain about 15 billion standard cubic meters of gas. Eni announces the success of the “Nidoco North West 3” well drilling, appraisal of […]

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Zohr Discovery in Egypt Offers New Hydrocarbon Potential for Eastern Mediterranean, IHS says

Posted: October 29, 2015 at 7:49 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Zohr development could lead to the end of Egyptian LNG imports The deepwater Zohr gas discovery in Egypt is of major significance to the Eastern Mediterranean region. As the largest gas find in the Mediterranean Sea, Zohr has the potential to supply much of Egypt’s increasing domestic gas demand and will likely have an impact […]

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Intergas VII: Key players of Egypt’s energy market will gather next month in Cairo

Posted: October 23, 2015 at 6:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Intergas VII – Oil, Gas & Petrochemicals Conference & Exhibition 24 – 26 November 2015, Royal Maxim Palace Kempinski, Cairo, Egypt http://www.intergas-egypt.com/ Key Players of Egypt’s Energy Market Including the Ministry of Petroleum, Shell Egypt, TAQA ARABIA, DANA GAS, DEA, Eni, Halliburton, EGAS, EGPC & GANOPE Will Gather Next Month in Cairo. Intergas VII – Oil, Gas […]

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