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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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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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Egypt’s Zohr natural gas production to reach 3 bcf/d in March

Posted: February 24, 2020 at 2:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Total output at the offshore field reached 2.7 bcf/d in November 2019: The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum announced that the total number of wells that have been put into production at Zohr field reached 14 after Petro Shorouk has recently put four wells into production at the Southern area. With the 15th well being linked […]

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Shell to drill seven wells at Egypt’s WDDM Phase 9B, adding 236 bcf/d of gas

Posted: February 18, 2020 at 1:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The drilling of seven wells at West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) phase 9B is set to produce initial reserves of 236 billion cubic feet of gas, a statement by the oil ministry said. Sabry El-Sharkawy, chairman of Rashid Petroleum Company (Rashpetco) and Burullus Gas Company, said his company is working on connecting three other wells […]

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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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Egypt’s offshore oil & gas segment poised for growth – O&G Middle East

Posted: February 15, 2020 at 2:16 pm   /   Oil & Gas

After Egypt’s Red Sea exploration bidding round, the country’s offshore segment is ready to boom. At the close of Egypt’s Red Sea bidding round, it is clear that international oil companies see opportunity in the country, and its growth is just beginning to swell. Egypt awarded Shell, Mubadala, and Chevron exploration rights in the Red […]

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Egypt, ExxonMobil sign two offshore Mediterranean exploration agreements

Posted: January 29, 2020 at 1:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt has signed two deals with Exxon Mobil Corp for oil and gas exploration in the Mediterranean, the petroleum ministry said on Tuesday.  The deals involve a minimum investment of $332 million, the ministry said in a statement. Exxon Mobil announced the acquisition of more than 1.7 million acres last month.  The first agreement is […]

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Egypt signs 9 Oil & Gas E&P agreements in Mediterranean, Western Desert

Posted: January 21, 2020 at 2:14 pm   /   Oil & Gas

EGPC signs USD 450 million in Oil and Gas E&P agreements: The state-owned Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) yesterday signed nine oil and gas exploration and production agreements that will see companies invest at least USD 452 million to drill 38 wells in concessions in the Mediterranean and Western Desert, the cabinet said in a […]

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ExxonMobil

ExxonMobil secures over 1.7 mn acres for exploration offshore Egypt

Posted: December 31, 2019 at 1:07 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ExxonMobil secures exploration acreage offshore Egypt Acquires more than 1.7 million acres offshore Egypt Adds upstream interests to longstanding downstream business in Egypt Exploration operations scheduled to begin in 2020 “These awards strengthen our exploration portfolio in the Eastern Mediterranean,” said Mike Cousins, senior vice president of exploration and new ventures at ExxonMobil. “We look […]

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Zohr offshore natural gas field continues to rise for Egypt – Energy Voice

Posted: December 22, 2019 at 1:56 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Zohr field is producing at around 3 billion cubic feet (85 million cubic metres) per day, the country’s Ministry of Petroleum has said. The production rate was disclosed during a visit to onshore facilities linked to the asset by Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Tarek El Molla, leading a parliamentary delegation. The statement from the […]

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