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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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Wintershall Dea Licences Mexico_Block 29

Wintershall Dea makes two significant oil discoveries offshore Mexico

Posted: May 9, 2020 at 3:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

License partnership of Block 29 makes two significant oil discoveries in the Polok and Chinwol prospects Polok discovery opens a new play within Mexico’s Salina Basin Wintershall Dea and its license partners have made significant oil discoveries on the Polok and the Chinwol prospects in Block 29 offshore Mexico. Polok is a play opening discovery […]

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Egypt-South-Disouq SDX

SDX announces commercial discovery at Sobhi well, expects tie back in 2021

Posted: April 10, 2020 at 8:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

AIM-listed SDX Energy, the MENA-focused oil and gas company, is pleased to provide an update on drilling operations at the SD-12X (‘Sobhi’; SDX 100% working interest) well in the South Disouq Exploration Permit onshore Nile Delta, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest). The well has been drilled to a measured depth of 7,245 feet, encountering 108 […]

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BP

BP starts drilling gas exploration well in North El Tabia offshore block

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 9:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP begins drilling exploratory gas well in North El Tabia: BP began drilling yesterday its Atoll Nooros exploratory gas well in its North El Tabia block in the Mediterranean, Al Shorouk reported, citing an EGAS source. The company will complete drilling in four months and reveal results in 2H2020. BP had signed an agreement with […]

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SDX

SDX Energy provides update on drilling operations in Egypt

Posted: March 4, 2020 at 1:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SD-6X in Egypt not found to be commercially viable; results being analysed. SD-12X in Egypt expected to spud in the next two to three weeks, targeting 33 bcfe and not anticipated to have any technical read across from SD-6X. South Disouq (SDX Working Interest 55% and operator): The SD-6X (Salah) exploration well at South Disouq, […]

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maersk discoverer

Maersk Drilling secures one-well contract offshore Egypt for the Discoverer rig

Posted: March 3, 2020 at 12:41 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a one-well contract for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Discoverer offshore Egypt. The contract has an estimated duration of 21 days and is expected to commence in March 2020, in direct continuation of the rig’s current contract. The contract value is approximately USD 3.8m. “We’re pleased to add this additional well […]

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ganope

Ganope to start natural gas exploration plan in Upper Egypt next month

Posted: February 25, 2020 at 7:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Ganope to kick off plan to explore for natgas in Upper Egypt next month: State-owned South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) will begin next month conducting seismic scans in Upper Egypt, where it plans to explore for natural gas, according to an Oil Ministry statement. Ganope will also soon begin the second round of […]

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WestMed MEES

Egypt agrees with five majors on West Mediterranean exploration

Posted: February 16, 2020 at 2:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt agrees with five energy firms on exploration in Mediterranean: minister. Egypt has reached initial agreements with five major energy firms to explore for oil and gas in deep waters in off its western coast on the Mediterranean, the petroleum minister said, the first such deals in that offshore region. The five companies are Royal […]

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Exxonmobil

MEES: Stars align as ExxonMobil hikes up its commitment in Egypt

Posted: February 15, 2020 at 3:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Twelve months on from taking its first acreage in Egypt, US major ExxonMobil has now snapped up two more blocks in the country’s offshore Mediterranean. A year ago at the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS) in Cairo oil minister Tarek El Molla proudly announced that US major ExxonMobil was finally entering Egypt. Since then, the firm […]

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