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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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Red Sea

Egypt’s Offshore Red Sea Oil & Gas exploration Bid Round closes today

Posted: September 15, 2019 at 1:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Red Sea oil and gas exploration tender ends today, with bids from major oil producers expected to be announced later. Shell, ExxonMobil, Statoil, Dragon Oil, Russian Rosneft and Total have all reportedly bidding for 10 oil and gas exploration blocks off the Red Sea coast under a new production sharing contract, which were tendered […]

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Red Sea

TGS, Schlumberger announce new Red Sea 3D Seismic Multi-Client Reimaging Project

Posted: September 6, 2019 at 3:16 pm   /   Oil & Gas

TGS and Schlumberger today announced a new 3D seismic reimaging project in the Egyptian Red Sea. The project will comprise reimaging data from three overlapping seismic surveys totaling 3,600 km² that was acquired between 1999 and 2008 – the only available 3D data in this part of the Red Sea. It includes the integration of […]

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Apache

Apache JV Qarun Petroleum drilled 10 Western Desert exploration wells

Posted: September 3, 2019 at 4:39 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Qarun Petroleum, a joint venture between Apache and the Egyptian General Petroleum Company, has drilled 10 exploratory wells in the Western Desert, producing a combined 5k bbl/d, the Oil Ministry said in a statement yesterday. This will account for 16% of the company’s total production. The company is now considering investing USD 237 million during […]

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EGPC

EGPC to launch new oil and gas exploration bid round by end of year

Posted: August 22, 2019 at 11:53 am   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) aims to launch an oil and gas exploration tender by the end of this year, to increase the exploration operations in the different concession areas, and boost rates of production, A source in the petroleum sector told Daily News Egypt that EGPC is currently planning the areas to be […]

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Red Sea

TGS provides update on Egypt’s Offshore Red Sea 3D Seismic Survey

Posted: July 26, 2019 at 11:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

TGS progressing multiple 3D basin-wide surveys: TGS has provided updates on its current offshore geoscience campaigns. During 2Q, the company continued its SeaSeep project in the MSGBC basin off northwest Africa. This will cover around 113,500 sq km (43,822 sq mi) and will incorporate around 230 cores from the seabed, located based on multi-beam backscatter […]

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Peterson

Peterson, Pan Marine team up to support deepwater Merak well offshore Egypt

Posted: July 24, 2019 at 1:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt-based Pan Marine and energy logistics provider Peterson have joined forces in the Egyptian market and their first contract was for the provision of supply base management in Abu Qir to end client Dana Gas. Peterson said that the service included logistics management for all supply base work at Abu Qir Port and the provision […]

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Eni

Eni starts production from Western Desert, announces new discoveries onshore Egypt

Posted: July 23, 2019 at 11:05 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni starts output onshore Egypt: Italian player kicks off production from the Western Desert. Italian player Eni has started production from its fields in the Western Desert, onshore Egypt. The company said on Tuesday that production from South West Meleiha development lease kicked off with some 5000 barrels of oil. Eni announces new production from […]

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drilling

Edison to drill Ameeq deepwater prospect offshore Egypt this year

Posted: July 19, 2019 at 8:55 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Edison eyes Ameeq wildcat off Egypt this year. Italian player to drill probe on 2.8 Tcf prospect in North Thekah licence, acreage that has synergies with Edison’s adjacent Royee block off Israel Italy’s Edison E&P is set to spud a deepwater wildcat in November or December this year on a major gas prospect on its […]

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