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North Thekah

Edison spuds Ameeq-1X well at its North Thekah concession offshore Egypt

Posted: January 21, 2020 at 4:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

North Thekah ( Ameeq – 1X ) Drilling Announcement: Edison Exploration and Production announces the spud, on the 18th of January 2020, of a first exploration well in its North Thekah concession located in the Egyptian Eastern Mediterranean waters. Edison Exploration and Production hold a 100 percent working interest in this concession. The operation for […]

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West Med

Egypt to directly award West Mediterranean O&G exploration rights

Posted: January 20, 2020 at 4:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt will directly award contracts for oil and gas exploration blocks in the Western Mediterranean to companies equipped to drill in deep water, Oil Minister Tarek El Molla told CNBC Arabia. The government plans to offer some concessions through bid rounds, but the priority is to select companies with advanced technology to drill in the […]

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ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil secures over 1.7 mn acres for exploration offshore Egypt

Posted: December 31, 2019 at 1:07 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ExxonMobil secures exploration acreage offshore Egypt Acquires more than 1.7 million acres offshore Egypt Adds upstream interests to longstanding downstream business in Egypt Exploration operations scheduled to begin in 2020 “These awards strengthen our exploration portfolio in the Eastern Mediterranean,” said Mike Cousins, senior vice president of exploration and new ventures at ExxonMobil. “We look […]

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GlobaData

GlobalData: EGPC saw highest number of oil & gas discoveries in Q3 2019

Posted: November 9, 2019 at 1:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) led globally among companies in Q3 2019 with the highest number of oil and gas discoveries, according to data and analysis company GlobalData. The company’s latest report, ‘Q3 2019 Global Oil and Gas Discoveries Review – South America and Europe Dominate with Highest Number of Discoveries in Quarter’, reveals […]

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shearwater

Shearwater GeoServices awarded 3D survey in Eastern Mediterranean

Posted: November 7, 2019 at 10:21 am   /   Oil & Gas

Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS (“Shearwater”) has been awarded a 3D seismic survey in the Eastern Mediterranean. The one-month survey will be executed in Q4 2019. “Shearwater has a long track record in the region, and we are pleased to return for this survey”, said Irene Waage Basili, the CEO of Shearwater GeoServices. “Our high-capacity seismic […]

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Eni Egypt

Eni highlights 2019 exploration track record with six offshore discoveries

Posted: October 29, 2019 at 12:37 am   /   Oil & Gas

Eni delivered six offshore discoveries as operator during the first nine months of the year. According to the company’s latest results statement, three of the finds were in block 15/06 off Angola, bringing the number of new fields proven since exploration resumed on the block last year to five. Eni estimates the cumulative resources at […]

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Tungsten Explorer

ADVantage to drill deepwater Nigma prospect offshore Egypt

Posted: October 14, 2019 at 4:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ADES International Holding has won an order to drill its second deepwater well in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea. ADVantage, the joint venture between ADES and Vantage Drilling International, will drill the Nigma-1 well for an unnamed IOC, using the drillship Tungsten Explorer. The program is set to last 73 days. The contract […]

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Wintershall Dea Brazil

Wintershall Dea wins two offshore blocks in Brazil’s 16th bidding round

Posted: October 13, 2019 at 1:41 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Wintershall Dea was awarded offshore blocks S-M-766 and C-M-845 in Santos and Campos basins. The company is further strengthening its exploration portfolio in Brazil. In Brazil’s 16th Bidding Round for oil and gas exploration blocks, Wintershall Dea was awarded two offshore blocks in the Santos and Campos basins with its partners Chevron and Repsol. Hugo […]

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Eni

Eni starts production of Baltim SW field offshore Egypt in record time

Posted: September 18, 2019 at 12:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni successfully started-up production from the offshore Baltim South West gas field in Egypt. Discovered by Eni in June 2016, the field goes on-stream in a record time. It lies within the Great Nooros area in which Eni first recognised great gas production potential and where it is conducting other new exploration projects. Eni announces the […]

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SDX

SDX Energy announces successful MSD-19 well in West Gharib Concession

Posted: September 18, 2019 at 12:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy, the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced that the MSD-19 development well in the West Gharib Concession in Egypt (SDX 50% Working Interest & Joint Operator) has encountered a commercial oil accumulation. The well was drilled to a total depth of 4,665 feet and encountered approximately 135 feet of net […]

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