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Edison

Energean submits final offer for Edison’s Oil & Gas assets

Posted: June 16, 2019 at 1:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Greece’s Energean Bids for EDF Oil & Gas Assets. EDF has been seeking a sale to focus on nuclear projects. Some other potential suitors have dropped out of bidding. Energean Oil & Gas Plc, the Greek energy producer that sold shares in London last year, is bidding for the oil and gas business of Electricite […]

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Wintershall Dea

Wintershall Dea seeks European IPO in second half of 2020

Posted: June 12, 2019 at 1:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Newly created oil and gas group Wintershall DEA plans to hold an initial public offering in the second half of the next year, its chief executive told Reuters, in a deal that could become one of the largest European listings in 2020. Sources said in April that Wintershall DEA had picked the banks to arrange […]

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Dragon Oil CEO Ali Al Jarwan comments on GUPCO acquisition from BP in Egypt

Posted: June 4, 2019 at 5:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

In an interview with Oil & Gas Middle East, Dragon Oil CEO Ali Al Jarwan revealed the company’s progress on its $13bn expansion plans. Dragon Oil, the exploration and production arm of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), is in the process of finalising an acquisition in Egypt which will add 70,000 barrels per day of […]

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BP

BP nears sale of its stake in GUPCO to Dragon Oil for over $600 million

Posted: May 25, 2019 at 9:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP is nearing the sale of its stake in a major Egyptian oil and gas company to Dubai-based Dragon Oil for over $600 million, industry and banking sources said. The sale, which is expected to complete in the coming weeks, would mark the end of BP’s 50-year-old partnership in the Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company […]

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SDX Energy Chief Executive Officer Paul Welch resigns

Posted: May 17, 2019 at 3:53 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Boss of North Africa-focused junior resigns: UK junior SDX Energy is on the hunt for a new chief executive after Paul Welch quit. The London-listed player, which focuses on Egypt and Morocco, said on Friday that Welch “will be resigning as a director, and as president and chief executive officer, of the company with effect […]

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Wintershall Dea: A New European Oil and Gas Champion

Posted: May 2, 2019 at 9:18 am   /   Oil & Gas

Wintershall and DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG join forces to become Europe’s leading independent gas and oil company. Global portfolio with strong growth prospects. Initial public offering (IPO) envisaged for 2nd half of 2020. Wintershall Holding GmbH (Wintershall) and DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG (DEA) have completed their merger. Wintershall Dea is now the leading independent gas […]

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BASF and LetterOne complete merger of Wintershall and DEA

Posted: May 1, 2019 at 1:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Creation of the largest independent oil and gas company in Europe. On track to reach production target of 750,000 to 800,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day between 2021– 2023, equivalent to an annual production growth rate of 6-8% Synergies of at least €200 million per year. Initial Public Offering envisaged for 2nd half of […]

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Dragon Oil to finalise acquisition in Egypt in next 3 to 4 months

Posted: April 12, 2019 at 9:35 am   /   Oil & Gas

In an exclusive interview with Oil & Gas Middle East, Dragon Oil CEO Ali Al Jarwan revealed the company’s progress on its $13bn expansion plans. Dragon Oil, the exploration and production arm of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC), will finalise an acquisition in Egypt in the next three to four months, CEO Ali Al Jarwan […]

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Shell

Shell appoints Khaled Kassem as Egypt Chairman, Managing Director

Posted: April 8, 2019 at 10:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Royal Dutch Shell has appointed Khaled Kassem to head its Egypt business, the company said on Sunday. Tunisian Kassem was named as chairman and managing director in Egypt, starting in May. He replaces Gasser Hanter. Kassem was previously head of Shell’s Tunisia business. (Source: Reuters)

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SOCO

SOCO International completes acquisition of Merlon El Fayum Petroleum Company

Posted: April 5, 2019 at 4:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Further to the Company’s announcement on 29 March 2019, SOCO has announced the completion of the acquisition of Merlon Petroleum El Fayum Company from Merlon International. As previously announced, SOCO agreed to acquire Merlon in consideration for approx. US$136 million in cash and the issue of 65,561,041 new SOCO ordinary shares to the Seller. Prior […]

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