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Zohr

Eni sets new Zohr production target of 3.2 bcf/d by end of 2019

Posted: October 28, 2018 at 3:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

In a conference call with analysts, Eni’s finance chief Massimo Mondazzi said that the company is ramping up production at its Zohr field offshore Egypt, where it is now targeting 3.2 billion cubic feet (bcf) of gas per day by the end of 2019 from a previous 2.7 bcf. The company has one of the strongest […]

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Zohr Ramp Up

Eni starts drilling two new wells at Zohr natural gas field

Posted: October 23, 2018 at 12:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni started drilling two additional wells at the offshore Zohr natural gas field as it prepares to raise output to its 2.7 bcf/d plateau next year, an unnamed source from EGAS tells Al Shorouk. The addition brings the total number of wells in the project to 13. Sources said that work on them should […]

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WDDM

Production from first well of Shell’s WDDM Phase 9B begins at 20 mmcf/d

Posted: October 21, 2018 at 1:42 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shell-EGPC JV Rashid Petroleum Company (Rashpetco) has begun production from its natural gas well at the West Delta Deep Marine field Phase 9B, Chairman Sabry El Sharkawy said. The well’s initial output is estimated at 20 mmcf/d and the entire project is set to come online by 2H2019, producing up to 400 mmcf/d according to […]

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Shearwater awarded 3D survey contracts in Mediterranean, South East Asia

Posted: October 11, 2018 at 3:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shearwater GeoServices awarded two contracts, adding 7 vessel months. Shearwater GeoServices (Shearwater) has been awarded 3D surveys in the Mediterranean and South East Asia, adding 7 vessel months to the current backlog. The surveys will be starting in the first half of Q4 2018. The Mediterranean survey will take approximately two months, and the South […]

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Egypt-Bulgaria

Bulgaria interested in joining Egypt-Cyprus-Greece gas project

Posted: September 26, 2018 at 5:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

At a meeting in New York with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov said that Egypt is Bulgaria’s most important economic partner among the Middle East countries and Africa. Bulgaria accepts Egypt as a potential supplier of natural gas and would benefit from joining its gas project with Greece and Cyprus. […]

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West Nile Delta

Phase 2 of West Nile Delta gas fields to start production in December

Posted: September 26, 2018 at 2:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The second phase of gas production at North Alexandria and West Nile Delta fields will start next December, according to Minister of Petroleum Tarek el-Molla. Molla clarified that production will reach 400 million cubic feet of gas daily at Giza and Fayoum fields, to gradually hit 700 million cubic feet/day. This came during Molla’s periodic […]

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Eni, Tharwa to drill first exploratory well at offshore Noor field

Posted: September 20, 2018 at 1:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni and Egypt’s Tharwa company will drill the first exploratory oil well in Northern Sinai’s offshore Noor field next week, an official at Egypt’s gas company EGAS said on Thursday. Egypt’s cabinet approved in March an agreement to explore the North Sinai region of the Mediterranean Sea. Under the deal, Eni and Tharwa will […]

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Egypt inks $1 billion WDDM exploration deal with Shell, Petronas

Posted: September 16, 2018 at 3:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation EGPC signed a deep-water oil and gas exploration agreement with Royal Dutch Shell and Malaysia’s Petronas worth around USD 1 billion, according to an Oil Ministry statement on Saturday. The agreement would see the two companies drill eight wells in the West Delta Deep Marine WDDM area in the Mediterranean […]

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Zohr

Zohr field boosts Egypt’s natural gas production six-fold

Posted: September 15, 2018 at 8:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The huge Zohr gas field offshore Egypt has increased its production six-fold since it started production in January this year, Egypt’s Petroleum Minister Tarek el-Molla said on Thursday. Production at Zohr in the Mediterranean has increased to 2 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) from 350 million bcfd when it began commercial production in January […]

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WDDM

Wells from phase 9B of Shell’s WDDM concession to come online in October

Posted: September 13, 2018 at 3:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shell to connect 100m cubic feet of gas from 9B phase to production in October. 110m cubic feet decline in gas production from Burullus, Rashid fields, says source. Dutch Shell has completed drilling two wells in phase 9B in Burullus in the West Delta region in the deep waters of the Mediterranean Sea, in order to […]

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