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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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Maersk Discoverer

Maersk Drilling awarded contract by Edison for Discoverer semi-sub rig

Posted: July 3, 2019 at 11:47 am   /   Oil & Gas

New job in Egypt for Maersk semi-sub rig: Danish offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract by Edison E&P for its Maersk Discoverer drilling rig. Maersk Drilling informed through its social media channels on Tuesday that Edison E&P had signed on its Maersk Discoverer to drill an exploration well in the North […]

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IBM

IBM supports Eni in exploration data analysis using Artificial Intelligence

Posted: June 27, 2019 at 8:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni and IBM have unveiled initial results of a multi-year collaboration using artificial intelligence (AI). Their research tool Cognitive Discovery is designed to support Eni’s decision-making during the initial phases of exploration in order to reduce risks linked to geological complexity. It works as an augmented ‘intelligence assistant,’ Eni said, providing a more realistic and […]

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Total

Total considers expanding exploration in West Mediterranean, Red Sea

Posted: June 16, 2019 at 1:23 pm   /   Oil & Gas

French energy giant Total is considering bidding for new oil and gas exploration concessions in Egypt’s Mediterranean and Red Sea territories, chairman and CEO Patrick Pouyanne told Oil Minister Tarek El Molla in a meeting yesterday, Al Shorouk reports. The company is also looking at increasing investments in expanding fuel stations and fuel transportation. (Source: Enterprise.press)

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West Med

Egypt to offer 11 blocks in West Mediterranean Bid Round by Q1-2020

Posted: May 30, 2019 at 12:15 pm   /   Oil & Gas

EGAS plans fresh WestMed gas exploration tender: The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) plans to put some 11 natural gas exploration blocks in the western Mediterranean up for auction by 1Q2020, a source from the company told Al Shorouk. EGAS has finalized studies and seismic scans, and is waiting for the Oil Ministry to […]

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Red Sea

August cut-off point for Egypt’s Red Sea Offshore Bid Round

Posted: May 11, 2019 at 10:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources is offering 10 exploration blocks in the Red Sea close to established hydrocarbon production. Closing date for submission of bids is Aug. 1. TGS is supporting the licensing round by making available the following data: 10,318 km (6,411 mi) of Red Sea ’18 (RS18) 2D long-offset broadband seismic, PSTM/PSDM) >16,500 […]

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