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Maridive to conduct offshore exploration in the Mediterranean

Posted: December 30, 2015 at 2:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian company Maridive & Oil Services S.A.E. has developed a strategy that targets natural gas exploration in Egyptian territorial waters, including the Mediterranean, according to a company source, who requested anonymity. This comes after the government halted several agreements with a number of international companies following the Zohr discovery, the largest natural gas field found […]

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Bechtel discusses possibilities of participation in energy projects

Posted: December 15, 2015 at 9:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Eng. Tarek El-Molla discussed with David Welch, Bechtel’s Senior Vice President and President of the Europe, Africa and Middle East Region, current and future projects in the oil, gas and petrochemicals sectors. Discussions covered the possibility of participation by Bechtel in the implementation of new projects and investment […]

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Cyprus, Egypt, Greece Tripartite Summit Declaration

Posted: December 9, 2015 at 6:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A third Trilateral Summit between Greece, Egypt and Cyprus in Athens on Wednesday effectively solidified the foundations of the cooperation between the neighbouring countries in the years to come. “Our 3rd Trilateral Summit underlines our well-established and continuous tripartite partnership aiming at promoting peace, stability, security and prosperity in the Eastern Mediterranean in various fields […]

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Delek Group responds to press releases regarding suspension of negotiations for export of Natural Gas to Egypt

Posted: December 9, 2015 at 6:49 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Reference to Press Releases regarding the Suspension of Negotiations for Export of Natural Gas to Egypt Delek Group (“the Company”) announces that attached is an Immediate Report just published by Avner Oil Exploration Limited Partnerships and  Delek Drilling Limited Partnerships (“the Partnerships”) concerning various reports in the media with regard to freezing the talks in […]

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GlobalData: Successful Development of Zohr in Egypt to Catalyze Further East Mediterranean Projects

Posted: December 1, 2015 at 6:37 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni is progressing plans to bring the giant Zohr gas field online by 2018. The company’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi, has already presented multi-billion dollar development plans to the president of Egypt Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, who has agreed to remove any political obstacles to commercializing the field. High profile political challenges have paralyzed other regional projects, […]

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Drilling activities at Zohr field to re-start in January

Posted: November 30, 2015 at 3:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

President el-Sisi met in Cairo Eni’s CEO Claudio Descalzi. Mr. Descalzi made an assessment on the work in-progress of the plan for the development of the Zohr field, where drilling activities will restart in January 2016. The President of the Republic of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, met in Cairo Eni’s Chief Executive Officer, Claudio Descalzi. […]

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Letter of Intent to Export Natural Gas from the Leviathan Project for Consumers in Egypt

Posted: November 28, 2015 at 4:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Delek Group announced that attached is an Immediate Report just published by Avner Oil Exploration Limited Partnerships and Delek Drilling Limited Partnerships (“the Partnerships”) concerning a Letter of Intent for the export of natural gas from the Leviathan Project to Egyptian consumers. Pursuant to what was stated in section 7.14.2 of the Partnerships’ Periodic Report to […]

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BG Group buys 35% stake in Aphrodite gas discovery, offshore Cyprus

Posted: November 23, 2015 at 6:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BG Group announced it has taken a 35% holding in Block 12 offshore Cyprus which includes the Aphrodite gas discovery. This upstream position provides a potential source of gas to Egypt where BG Group holds equity in the two train LNG export facility at Idku as well as LNG offtake rights to lift 3.6 mtpa. […]

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“Nessun Dorma”  By Marco Alfieri (from Eniday.com)

Posted: November 7, 2015 at 8:22 pm   /   Oil & Gas

“Nessun Dorma” By Marco Alfieri on October 5, 2015 Republished from Eniday.com (an Eni.com project) under Creative Commons License (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IT) Like all great exploration discoveries also the Zohr discovery is full of surprises, the unexpected, intuitions, mistakes, skill, enthusiasm, and ups and downs in which the human element is as crucial as […]

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El Molla: Egypt's giant Zohr gas field aims to start output in 2017

Posted: November 6, 2015 at 3:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt aims to start natural gas production from its massive offshore Zohr field in 2017, a year ahead of schedule, oil minister Tarek El Molla said. The Zohr gas field, discovered by Italy’s Eni, is the biggest in the Mediterranean, and with an estimated 30 trillion cubic feet of gas it is expected to plug […]

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