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ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil to analyze Glaucus-2 natgas discovery offshore Cyprus

Posted: March 28, 2022 at 12:40 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A consortium led by ExxonMobil Corp. will analyze data collected from the Glaucus-2 appraisal well in Block 10 of the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Republic of Cyprus. Drilling of the now completed well demonstrated the presence of a gas reservoir with high quality characteristics, according to the Cyprus Ministry of Energy, Trade, and Industry. This is […]

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United

United Oil & Gas provides Abu Sennan ASD-2 well update

Posted: March 16, 2022 at 9:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

United Oil & Gas has announced an update on the drilling of the ASD-2 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. Highlights ASD-2 development well encountered a total of at least 25.5m of net pay across multiple oil-bearing reservoirs    ASD-2 […]

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Capricorn Energy announces full year results for the year ended 31 December 2021

Posted: March 11, 2022 at 9:43 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Simon Thomson, Chief Executive, Capricorn Energy, said: ‘2021 was a transformational year for Capricorn; we continued to successfully reshape our portfolio and achieved a positive resolution of our Indian tax dispute. From the proceeds of asset sales and the Indian tax refund we have committed to nearly US$1 billion of capital returns to shareholders in […]

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Dragon Oil

UAE’s Dragon makes huge 100 mn oil barrel discovery in Gulf of Suez

Posted: February 16, 2022 at 1:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Dragon Oil strikes for the first time — and strikes big — in Suez concessions: Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) subsidiary Dragon Oil has discovered a 100-mn-barrel oil field in the Gulf of Suez concessions it acquired from BP in 2020, the company said during a sit-down with Oil Minister Tarek El Molla, according to a ministry statement. The […]

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PGS releases new 3D GeoStreamer seismic data for Mediterranean Sea in Egypt

Posted: February 2, 2022 at 1:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

PGS has added five 3D seismic surveys to its data library offshore Egypt, to create new broadband 3D coverage of more than 18,700 sq km in recently awarded nearshore license blocks. Time-migrated data is available now, while final depth data will be ready in May 2022. The five surveys were acquired in 2021 by PGS, in collaboration with […]

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Eni

Eni awarded five Exploration Licenses in Egypt 2021 Bid Round

Posted: January 15, 2022 at 9:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The licenses are located in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Western Desert and Gulf of Suez Eni has been awarded five new exploration licenses by the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum. The licenses, four of which as Operator, are in the Egyptian offshore and onshore, and follow the successful participation to the 2021 competitive “Egypt International Bid […]

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Bid Round Result

Egypt announces Results of 2021 International Digital O&G Bid Round: Seven companies awarded eight concessions

Posted: January 3, 2022 at 8:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Seven international companies were awarded exploration and production licenses for eight oil and gas concessions in the Mediterranean, the Western desert, and the Gulf of Suez, with a minimum investment value of c.USD 250 mn, the Oil Ministry said today. The licenses were awarded to Eni, BP, Apex International, Energean, United Energy, INA Naftaplin, and […]

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QatarEnergy-Shell-Egypt

Shell Egypt farms out 17% of two Red Sea offshore blocks to QatarEnergy

Posted: December 13, 2021 at 8:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

QatarEnergy teams up with Shell on two blocks offshore Egypt: Deal marks entry of Qatari giant into Egypt’s lucrative exploration sector. QatarEnergy has signed a deal with Anglo-Dutch supermajor Shell to come on board two exploration blocks offshore Egypt in the Red Sea. Under the terms of the agreements, which are subject to customary approvals […]

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Red Sea

TGS, Schlumberger announce new Red Sea 3D seismic survey offshore Egypt

Posted: October 29, 2021 at 8:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

TGS, in partnership with Schlumberger, has disclosed a new 3D seismic survey in the Red Sea, Egypt. The survey, covering approximately 6,800 square kilometres, will be acquired with long offsets and processed using a Pre-Stack Depth Migration (PSDM) workflow to enable subsalt imaging ahead of the anticipated license round. According to TGS, the final products […]

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Shearwater Harmony

Shearwater introduces Harmony, a new seismic source technology for enhanced subsurface characterisation

Posted: October 20, 2021 at 2:53 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shearwater GeoServices Holding (Shearwater) is proud to present a new and exciting seismic source technology for marine surveys. The technology, known as Harmony, provides seismic surveys with enhanced low frequencies enabling better decisions for exploration, development, and carbon storage monitoring applications. The novel technology has multiple applications. It provides deeper seismic imaging, more realistic models […]

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