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Stena Drilling signs contract with Shell to drill 3 wells offshore Egypt

Posted: January 17, 2023 at 1:39 pm   /   Oil & Gas

NEW CONTRACT IN EGYPT FOR STENA FORTH: STENA DRILLING IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT WE HAVE SIGNED A NEW CONTRACT WITH BG DELTA LIMITED & BG INTERNATIONAL LIMITED SUBSIDIARIES OF SHELL PLC (SHELL) FOR THE MOBILE OFFSHORE DRILLING UNIT (MODU) STENA FORTH. The operations for Stena Forth in Egypt are due to commence in 2023 upon completion of existing […]

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Eni announces New Gas Discovery in Eastern Mediterranean Sea, offshore Egypt

Posted: January 15, 2023 at 4:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni announces a significant new gas discovery at the Nargis-1 exploration well located in Nargis Offshore Area Concession, in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, offshore Egypt. The Nargis-1 well has encountered approximately 200 net feet (61 m) of Miocene and Oligocene gas bearing sandstones and was drilled in 1,014 feet (309 m) of water by the […]

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ExxonMobil secures exploration rights to two blocks, Masry & Cairo, offshore Egypt

Posted: January 10, 2023 at 4:23 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ExxonMobil Secures Exploration Acreage Offshore Egypt: ExxonMobil said today it has secured exploration rights to two blocks, Masry and Cairo, offshore Egypt. The blocks are located in the outer Nile Delta and cover more than 11,000 square kilometers. The awards are subject to governmental approval of the concession agreements covering the blocks, and their signature […]

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Eni shoots for stars with 11 Tcf probe offshore Egypt – Upstream Online

Posted: January 10, 2023 at 4:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Well targets huge Thuraya prospect – named after Pleiades constellation – in block that may host extension of Chevron’s Nargis discovery. Italian major Eni could be weeks away from unveiling another massive new gas discovery offshore Egypt, although it is too early to know for sure. If the Thuraya-1 probe meets expectations, its gas would […]

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Egypt launches new bid round for oil & gas exploration in Mediterranean, Nile Delta

Posted: December 27, 2022 at 12:41 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt has set a new international tender for oil and gas exploration rights in the Nile Delta and Mediterranean sea, the state news agency reported on Tuesday. The tender was set for 12 blocks, split evenly between onshore and offshore, and the deadline for offers in the bid round was set for April 30, 2023, […]

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Chevron finds 3.5 tcf of gas in Egypt’s offshore Mediterranean

Posted: December 5, 2022 at 10:33 am   /   Oil & Gas

A big gas find in the EastMed: Chevron has discovered an offshore gas field in the Mediterranean estimated to hold 3.5 tn cubic feet of gas, a source tells MEES. The US energy giant made the finding drilling its first ever offshore well in Egypt at its Narges block off the coast of North Sinai, in which […]

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Eni reported to be in preliminary talks to buy Neptune Energy for $5-6 billion

Posted: December 3, 2022 at 12:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni is in preliminary talks to buy private-equity backed gas and oil producer Neptune Energy for around $5 billion -$6 billion, a source with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday, adding that no official bid had been submitted. Neptune produces around 130,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed), three-quarters of which is gas. […]

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Wintershall Dea announces North West Abu Qir exploration block award offshore Egypt

Posted: November 28, 2022 at 6:49 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Wintershall Dea and operator bp have been awarded a new offshore exploration block in Egypt. The North West Abu Qir Offshore block (Wintershall Dea, 17.25%, bp, operator, 82.75%) is located north of the Raven field, where Wintershall Dea is a long-standing partner to bp. Dawn Summers, Chief Operating Officer and Board member responsible for the […]

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bp awarded new exploration blocks in Egypt’s Offshore Nile Delta

Posted: November 28, 2022 at 11:55 am   /   Oil & Gas

bp has been awarded two exploration blocks in the Mediterranean Sea, offshore Egypt by the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company.  The Northwest Abu Qir Offshore Area – in which bp, the operator, holds 82.75% and Wintershall-Dea holds 17.25% – is located west of the recently awarded North King Mariout block (bp 100%) and north of […]

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United Oil and Gas commences drilling of ASH-4 well at Abu Sennan, Egypt

Posted: September 17, 2022 at 10:44 am   /   Oil & Gas

AIM-listed United Oil & Gas has announced the commencement of drilling at the ASH-4 development well location and an update on the Al Jahraa-14 (‘AJ-14’) development well in the Abu Sennan licence, onshore Egypt. United holds a 22% working interest in the licence, which is operated by Kuwait Energy Egypt. Summary The fourth well in the 2022 Abu Sennan programme, ASH-4, has […]

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