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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 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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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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Ministry agrees with partners to speed up development of new gas discoveries

Posted: September 13, 2018 at 2:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Adding 600 mmcf/day by end 2018, says source. The Ministry of Petroleum has agreed with the foreign partners to accelerate the development of the gas projects to link them to national grid before deadlines to turn into an exporting energy and re-fire the Damietta Liquefaction Plant and supply 250 million cubic feet (MMCF) of gas […]

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Eni: Zohr gas field reached 2 bcf/d production target

Posted: September 8, 2018 at 8:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Zohr Ramp-up: Eni reaches 2 bcfd production target. Zohr is now producing 2 bcfd only a few months after the first gas in December 2017 and 1 year before the schedule of the PoD. Eni announces that Zohr field is now producing 2 bcfd, equivalent to approximately 365,000 boed. This outstanding result has been achieved […]

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AOW: Egypt riding the natural gas wave to self sufficiency

Posted: September 8, 2018 at 8:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Late in June newspapers heralded the discovery of a significant gas field off the coast of North Sinai. Noor is said to be the largest in the region, three times that of the massive Zohr field, discovered in 2015. According to sources, the Noor field reserves are expected to reach over 90 trillion cubic feet, […]

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Egypt’s PM, Eni’s CEO discuss future of oil & gas discoveries

Posted: August 29, 2018 at 2:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

PM Mostafa Madbouly and Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi discuss future of oil and gas discoveries in the country. Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly held a meeting on Tuesday with Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi on the future of oil and gas discoveries in Egypt, state agency MENA reported. During the meeting, Madbouly expressed his appreciation for the […]

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Rosneft: Gas production still ramping up at Zohr offshore Egypt

Posted: August 23, 2018 at 4:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Rosneft has issued a progress report on the deepwater Zohr gas development in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea, where production started at the end of last year. Currently six development wells have been commissioned, raising gas output to 31.5 MMcm/d. Four lines of the gas treatment facility (GTF) are in operation, the last […]

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Eni signs new exploration license for Noor area offshore Egypt

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 9:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni granted new exploration license named “Nour” located in the prolific East Nile Delta Basin of the Mediterranean Sea in Egypt. Eni announces that a new Concession Agreement, aimed at governing an offshore exploration license in the prolific East Nile Delta Basin of the Mediterranean Sea, has received approval by Egyptian authorities. The exploration license, […]

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