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ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil Egypt inks Star Offshore concession agreement with EGAS

Posted: January 6, 2021 at 3:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ExxonMobil Egypt signed a contract to acquire a concession of more than 4,000 square kilometers in the Stare marine are in the Arab republic, according to a January 4th emailed press release. The agreement was signed with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), in cooperation with petroleum firm Tharwa. Under the deal, ExxonMobil will […]

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Total

Total enters a new operated exploration permit offshore Egypt

Posted: January 4, 2021 at 1:24 pm   /   Oil & Gas

An international consortium led by Total (Total 35% Operator, Shell 30%, KUFPEC 25%, Tharwa 10%) and the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding company (EGAS) have signed an exploration and production agreement for the North Ras Kanayis Offshore block located in the Herodotus Basin, offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea. This exploration block covers an area of […]

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Shell Khaled Kassem

Shell Egypt signs two PSC agreements for Red Sea, West Mediterranean Blocks

Posted: January 4, 2021 at 1:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Dutch Shell has signed two production-sharing contracts (PSC) with the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in the marine concession areas and deep water in the Red Sea region (Block 3) with an area of 3097 square kilometers, and in the Western Mediterranean region a 30% share of the exploration sector north of Ras Kanayis, […]

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shearwater

Shearwater GeoServices awarded new 3D seismic survey in EAME region

Posted: October 24, 2020 at 1:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Seismic exploration company Shearwater GeoServices has landed a deal for large 3D seismic acquisition and depth processing. According to the company, the work scope is in the Europe, Africa and Middle East (EAME) region. The survey, for an undisclosed national oil company, should take six months to complete. Financial details surrounding the deal have also […]

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Horus eFTG

AustinBridgeporth: Egypt’s Buried Secrets – The Horus-1 eFTG Survey

Posted: October 17, 2020 at 7:39 pm   /   Oil & Gas

By Mark Davies, and Gary Barnes, AustinBridgeporth (GEO ExPro October 2020 Issue) The first outing of the world’s most sophisticated airborne gravity gradiometer has already yielded fascinating insights into the unexplored Egyptian subsurface. In today’s rich smörgåsbord of exploration technology, we rarely get to witness a significant leap forward in instrumentation advancement. Nonetheless, this is […]

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west med pgs

IOCs to begin conducting West Mediterranean seismic surveys in Q4 2020

Posted: August 18, 2020 at 12:51 pm   /   Oil & Gas

International oil and gas players will begin conducting seismic surveys in Egypt’s Western Mediterranean in 4Q2020, Al Shorouk and Masrawy reported yesterday, each citing a source from the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS). An unspecified number of companies will kick off the surveys as soon as the House of Representatives ratifies their exploration agreements, […]

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Eni Bashrush

Eni makes new gas discovery in Mediterranean Sea offshore Egypt

Posted: July 1, 2020 at 2:54 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni have successfully drilled the first exploration well in the North El Hammad license, in the conventional Egyptian waters of the Nile Delta, on the prospect called Bashrush. The discovery further extends to the west the gas potential of the Abu Madi formation reservoirs discovered and produced from the so-called “Great Nooros Area”. Eni (as […]

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Cabinet

Egypt’s Cabinet ratifies 12 oil & gas agreements worth over $1 billion

Posted: June 22, 2020 at 1:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cabinet has ratified twelve oil and gas agreements the Oil Ministry signed with international companies in February, the ministry said in a statement. Companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, BP, Total, Noble Energy will invest upwards of USD 1 bn in concession areas in the Mediterranean, the Red Sea, and the Western Desert. The House […]

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North Thekah

Edison successfully completes Ameeq 1-X exploration well offshore Egypt

Posted: June 2, 2020 at 8:51 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Edison Exploration & Production announces successful completion of Ameeq 1-x exploration well in the Eastern Mediterranean waters of Egypt. The well, located in the North Thekka Concession in which Edison Exploration & Production holds 100% operators rights, was drilled by Maersk Discoverer semi-sub in water depth of 985 meters, reaching the final TD of 5670.5m […]

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Neptune

Neptune Energy completes OBN seismic survey offshore Egypt

Posted: May 9, 2020 at 3:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Neptune Energy announced the successful completion of an ocean bottom nodes (OBN) multiclient survey in the North West El Amal block, offshore Egypt, delivering promising results for further analysis. The project, prefunded by Neptune, was carried out by WesternGeco, the seismic and geophysical data solutions division of Schlumberger, under a contract with the Egyptian General […]

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