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Eni announces new gas discovery in Nour prospect offshore Egypt

Posted: March 14, 2019 at 10:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni announces a new gas discovery under evaluation in the Nour exploration prospect located in Eastern Egyptian Mediterranean. Feasibility studies in order to accelerate the exploitation of these new resources leveraging the synergies with existing facilities will start after finalizing the discovery evaluation. Eni announces a new gas discovery under evaluation in the Nour exploration […]

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ADES, Vantage JV to drill deepwater well for Dana Gas in Egypt

Posted: March 10, 2019 at 9:14 am   /   Oil & Gas

ADES International Holding has entered a short-term exploration contract with Dana Gas for deepwater drilling services in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea. Vantage’s Tungsten Explorer drillship will drill one firm well under the contract, with an option to drill a further three wells. The initial program is set to take 77 days to […]

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The Maersk Discoverer – Q&A with Ben Pomford, Head of Drilling Solutions

Posted: February 25, 2019 at 11:48 am   /   Oil & Gas

Ben Pomford, Head of Drilling Solutions at Maersk Drilling, spoke to Energy Egypt about the Maersk Discoverer’s operations in Egyptian waters. Q: The Maersk Discoverer is a semi-submersible, deep water, dynamically positioned, dual activity rig. How does this differentiate it from other types of offshore rigs?A: There are three common styles of offshore drilling rigs; […]

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EGAS, EGPC 2018 Bid Rounds results announced with 12 blocks awarded

Posted: February 13, 2019 at 3:10 am   /   Oil & Gas

Shell wins big in Egypt: Supermajor lands five blocks in latest bid round, while ExxonMobil makes debut. Royal Dutch Shell, Eni, BP and Exxon Mobil were among the winners in one of Egypt’s largest ever oil and gas exploration tenders on Tuesday, as the country looks to sustain an investment upswing spurred by major discoveries. […]

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DEA: First Gas from Giza, Fayoum WND fields offshore Egypt

Posted: February 12, 2019 at 9:48 am   /   Oil & Gas

Next milestone at DEA’s West Nile Delta project: First Gas from the Giza and Fayoum fields offshore Egypt. Production start from additional two gas fields in time and below budget. West Nile Delta contributes to DEA’s continuous growth. Maximum rate from Giza and Fayoum of approximately 700 mmscfd expected. DEA and operator BP commenced production […]

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Zohr gas field offshore Egypt building to peak capacity – Rosneft

Posted: February 5, 2019 at 1:30 am   /   Oil & Gas

Gas produced from the deepwater Zohr field in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea totaled 12.2 bcm last year, according to partner Rosneft. During the second half of the year, output increased almost fourfold compared with H1, when production amounted to 3.1 bcm. Over the course of 2018, the treatment capacity was increased in […]

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Jan de Nul completes umbilical installation project offshore Egypt

Posted: January 9, 2019 at 4:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Jan De Nul Group has completed the installation and burial of the two main subsea umbilicals for the exploitation of new gas fields in the West Nile Delta concessions, located in the North Alexandria region. Specifically for this project, Jan De Nul Group reconfigured its multi-purpose vessel Willem de Vlamingh for umbilical installation. The two […]

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Saipem lands $1.2 billion Zohr EPCI contract from Petrobel

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 6:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Saipem and Petrobel have negotiated an offshore contract addendum worth more than $1.2 billion for EPCI activities in relation to the “Ramp Up to Plateau” phase of the ‘supergiant’ Zohr field development project in the Mediterranean Sea off Egypt. The current addendum to the work includes the installation of a second 30-inch diameter gas export […]

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Edison relinquishes its gas exploration rights in two Mediterranean concessions

Posted: December 19, 2018 at 1:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Edison has forfeited its natural gas exploration rights in North East concessions Hapi and Theqa, local news reported. A new international tender for the concessions will be launched next year, an Oil Ministry source said, without specifying a time frame. Edison signed a USD 86 mn agreement with EGAS in January 2017 for E&P […]

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Eni to drill tenth well in Egypt’s Zohr natural gas field next January

Posted: December 3, 2018 at 12:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni will begin drilling its tenth well in the Zohr gas field in January 2019 at a cost of USD 300 million. The addition of the tenth well is expected to boost output production by 200 mmcf/d, and is predicted to take two months to complete. Production from the tenth well remains dependent on […]

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