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Edison's Executive VP: Egypt has 16th largest gas reserves

Posted: May 10, 2016 at 7:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt has the potential to become a regional center in the Mediterranean due to its strategic location, infrastructure and qualified ports for the export and import of oil and gas”, says Nicola Monti, Executive Vice President – Exploration & Production, Edison. Egypt has the 16th largest gas reserves and is the 15th largest producer of […]

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Infographic: Egypt by the numbers (ABO Oil Magazine)

Posted: May 2, 2016 at 6:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

From ABO Oil Magazine #31: Gas – the Mediterranean at full throttle View the full magazine at: http://www.abo.net/en_IT/publications/magazine.page (Source: ABO.net)

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Egypt to launch new oil exploration round for 11 blocks in Western Desert and Gulf of Suez

Posted: April 20, 2016 at 9:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt plans to launch a new oil exploration round next week, offering 11 blocks in the Western desert and the Gulf of Suez, Petroleum Minister Tarek el-Molla said on Tuesday. He said that Egypt also plans to launch two gas exploration rounds this year. Egypt, which used to be a net energy exporter, has become […]

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ENGIE signs LNG and renewable energy agreements with Egypt

Posted: April 19, 2016 at 7:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas, Renewables

Firstly, a cooperation agreement for further development of renewable energy with the National Renewable Energy Association (NREA) and the Egyptian Electricity Transport Company (EETC). On the occasion of  the State Visit of President François Hollande of the French Republic to Egypt, Isabelle Kocher, Deputy CEO and Chief Operating Officer of ENGIE, has signed today two […]

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GUPCO: BP invests $777 million this year in the Gulf of Suez

Posted: February 1, 2016 at 2:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Average daily production 85,000 barrels of crude and condensates, planned to reach 90,000 barrels per day during 2016. A new strategy to cut spending by $483 million. Current total reserves are 10.6 million barrels of crude and 94 billion cubic feet of gas. BP’s investment budget for exploration, development and production in the Gulf of […]

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Trident Petroleum signs exploration agreement for Northwest Seabird concession in the Gulf of Suez

Posted: January 31, 2016 at 4:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eng. Tarek El-Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, signed a new oil and gas exploration agreement in the Gulf of Suez, between Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Co (Ganope) and Egypt’s Trident Petroleum Company. The exploration agreement for Block 6 Northwest Seabird (Tair al-Bahr) concession in the Gulf of Suez, covering a ​​191 square […]

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EGPC signs two new Exploration Agreements in the Gulf of Suez and Western Desert

Posted: December 7, 2015 at 7:23 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Eng. Tarek El-Molla, signed two new agreements for oil and gas exploration in the Gulf of Suez and Western Desert. The first agreement is with Tunisia’s HBSI for the Haliph area in the Western Desert, with a minimum investment of about $9 million and a signature bonus of $1 […]

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Egypt inaugurates the largest wind farm in the Middle East and North Africa

Posted: November 30, 2015 at 6:05 pm   /   Renewables

By Talita Covre Yesterday Egypt’s Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy alongside the New  & Renewable Energy Authority inaugurated the 200 MW Gulf of ElZayt Wind Farm on the west bank of the Gulf of Suez, setting a massive precedent for renewable power development in the region. The farm will generate up to 800 GWh, […]

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Aminex converts interests in Egypt from Production Sharing to Royalty Structure

Posted: August 25, 2015 at 8:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Aminex announced a reorganisation and continuation of its Egyptian interests through a conversion of its carried interest to first production into an overriding royalty position in a recent discovery well. Aminex is currently a 12.5% shareholder in Aminex Petroleum Egypt Ltd. (“APEL”) and, through this shareholding, has an indirect 10% carried interest in the West […]

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Rockhopper Exploration acquires Beach Petroleum Egypt in $22 million deal

Posted: August 10, 2015 at 10:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Rockhopper Exploration plc, the oil and gas exploration and production company with interests in the North Falkland Basin and the Greater Mediterranean and North Africa region, announced the acquisition of a portfolio of non-operated production and exploration interests in Egypt from Beach Energy Limited for a headline consideration of US$22.0 million. Highlights: Rockhopper to acquire […]

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