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GHP-Farm_out

GHP Exploration farming out 50% of its share in West Gebel El Zeit Concession

Posted: March 24, 2020 at 3:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

GHP Exploration is farming out a 50% working interest in its West Gebel El Zeit concession, situated in the prolific Gulf of Suez basin. GHP Exploration is announcing an opportunity for a farm-in (up to 50%) into its attractive and prospective – West Gebel El Zeit concession, Egypt. The concession is adjacent to producing oilfields […]

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shelf drilling

Shelf Drilling secures jack-up rig contract extension offshore Egypt

Posted: March 9, 2020 at 2:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shelf Drilling has secured a one-year contract extension for the Trident 16 jack-up rig in direct continuation of its current term with Belayim Petroleum Company (‘Petrobel’) for operations in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt. The Trident 16 has been working with Petrobel in Belayim fields since 2015, and following this extension, the expected availability […]

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Lekela

Lekela starts construction of 250 MW West Bakr wind farm in Ras Ghareb, Egypt

Posted: February 29, 2020 at 12:59 pm   /   Renewables

Work has now started on the West Bakr wind project site in Ras Ghareb, Egypt. The 250 MW project is being developed by Lekela, an Independent Power Producer (IPP). Construction of the West Bakr wind project is currently underway. Work has recently been launched at a ceremony attended by several Egyptian officials, including the Minister […]

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Dragon Oil

Dragon Oil to invest $650 mn in Egypt, looks to acquire Western Desert assets

Posted: February 18, 2020 at 1:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Dragon Oil to invest USD 650 million in Egypt over the next five years: UAE-based oil and gas company Dragon Oil plans to invest an additional USD 650 million in Egypt over the next five years by acquiring operating assets in the Western Desert, COO Tayeb Huwair told Hapi Journal without disclosing which units the […]

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Neptune North-West-El-Amal

Neptune Energy signs operated exploration licence offshore Egypt

Posted: February 13, 2020 at 1:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Neptune Energy signed an operated exploration licence with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) for Egypt’s North West El Amal Offshore Concession, underlining the company’s commitment to growing its presence in North Africa, an important region for the business. Neptune will acquire 100 km2 of 3D seismic data and drill one exploration well in the first […]

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Belectric

German Belectric wins contract for 50 MW solar plant in Zaafarana

Posted: January 26, 2020 at 3:17 pm   /   Renewables

The German company Belectric has been selected by the Egyptian authorities to develop the Zafarana solar photovoltaic project. It will supply 50 MWp to the national grid in Egypt. Several companies had been shortlisted for the construction of the future Zafaran solar photovoltaic power plant in the Gulf of Suez in north-eastern Egypt. These included […]

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Dragon Oil GUPCO

Dragon Oil completes acquisition of BP’s Gulf of Suez assets (GUPCO)

Posted: January 14, 2020 at 3:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) subsidiary Dragon Oil has wrapped up its acquisition of BP’s Gulf of Suez assets for USD 500 million, the Oil Ministry said in a statement. A conflicting report by Al Arabiya puts the transaction value at USD 850 million, although the source of the figure remains unclear. BP and Dragon […]

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Eni Egypt

Eni highlights 2019 exploration track record with six offshore discoveries

Posted: October 29, 2019 at 12:37 am   /   Oil & Gas

Eni delivered six offshore discoveries as operator during the first nine months of the year. According to the company’s latest results statement, three of the finds were in block 15/06 off Angola, bringing the number of new fields proven since exploration resumed on the block last year to five. Eni estimates the cumulative resources at […]

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Eni

Eni announces a new oil discovery in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt

Posted: October 25, 2019 at 11:50 pm   /   Oil & Gas

New resources discovered in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt: New resources discovered in the Abu Rudeis Sidri development lease, in the Gulf of Suez, where an appraisal well of the discovery of Sidri South, announced last July, was drilled. A rapid development plan for the new discovery with a “fast-track” approach, leveraging on existing […]

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Onshore Egypt still attractive even as Shell sells assets – Upstream Opinion

Posted: October 25, 2019 at 1:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

OPINION: Shell’s decision to exit onshore assets in Egypt highlights a trend by major producers to abandon ageing fields that need intensive efforts to keep them producing without the expected reward. By contrast, heavyweight international oil companies are turning their focus offshore in the Mediterranean Sea, which offers significant exploration upside. The departure of major […]

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