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Apache plans on drilling 50 new exploration wells in Egypt in 2018/2019

Posted: March 25, 2018 at 7:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Apache is planning on drilling 50 new exploratory wells in Egypt in the coming fiscal year through its Qarun and Khalda Petroleum subsidiaries, both JVs with EGPC, Apache CEO John Christmann said on Thursday, according to a report in state-owned Ahram Gate. Christmann said he expects the sector to “witness a boom” in FY2018-19. Apache’s […]

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EGPC signed 3 oil & gas exploration agreements worth $50 million

Posted: December 10, 2017 at 7:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has signed oil and gas exploration agreements with three international companies worth a combined USD 50 million, an Oil Ministry official tells Al Borsa. These include a USD 20 million oil and gas exploration agreement with Apex International in the West Badr El Din concession in the Western Desert, […]

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Appointments and transfers in petroleum sector companies

Posted: April 2, 2017 at 8:25 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Mohamed Abdel Azim was named president of Khalda Petroleum Company and vice-president at state gas outfit EGAS, AMAY reports. The appointment was made yesterday by Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla, who also appointed Sayed Mowafi as a vice-president at Khalda and Alaa Abdel Fattah Al Battal as a vice-president at Agiba Petroleum Company. Mahmoud Abdel […]

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Apache plans on increasing investment in Egypt’s oil & gas exploration sector

Posted: August 22, 2016 at 4:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The government is providing new areas for international companies to increase their oil and gas exploration processes, says CEO. Apache, an American company specialised in the field of petroleum, plans to inject new investments in Egypt during the coming period and to sign new contracts for exploration soon, according to the company’s CEO John Christmann. […]

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Apache extends Western Desert oil drilling for five years with $40m investment

Posted: June 24, 2016 at 8:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

American wildcat oil and gas exploration firm Apache Corporation has agreed a five-year extention to its Khalda-2 drilling concession in the Western Desert, with an expected investment of US$40 million. The agreement was signed by Petroleum Minister Tarek al-Molla, the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation’s Chief Executive Tarek al-Hadidy and David Chi, the Vice-President of Apache. […]

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Shell, Apache & Petroleum Ministry agree on Apollonia field shale gas price

Posted: June 2, 2016 at 2:54 pm   /   Oil & Gas

• The new agreement decided on $4.6 per 1m thermal units instead of $2.9. • Apache completed drilling two horizontal wells in the limestone layers of the Western Desert. Dutch company Shell and the American Apache have agreed with the Ministry of Petroleum on the price of the gas in the limestone layers at Apollonia […]

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Apache announces first-quarter financial and operational results

Posted: May 13, 2015 at 2:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Apache Corporation announced a first-quarter 2015 net loss of $4.7 billion or $12.34 per diluted common share, which includes an after-tax ceiling-test write down of $4.7 billion, as a result of substantially lower commodity prices. When adjusted for certain items that impact the comparability of results, Apache’s first-quarter loss totaled $139 million or $0.37 per […]

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Apache Corporation reports strong results from discoveries in Egypt's Western Desert

Posted: April 1, 2015 at 10:55 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Apache Corporation reported strong appraisal- and development-drilling results from Egypt following the previously announced discovery of two new oil fields in the Western Desert. The initial discoveries were announced with the fourth quarter 2014 results on Feb. 12, 2015. Development leases were approved by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) and Ministry of Petroleum in […]

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