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Shell

Production at Shell’s Rashid, Burullus fields rises to 290 mmcf/d in September

Posted: October 9, 2019 at 1:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Royal Dutch Shell’s natural gas output from the Rashid and West Nile Delta Burullus fields increased to 290 mmcf/d in September from 220 mmcf/d the previous month, an EGAS source told the local press. The company recently linked 80 mmcf/d from a newly-developed well to the natural gas grid, offsetting the field’s natural depreciation. Shell […]

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LNG

Egyptian LNG to return to full operation – Petroleum Economist

Posted: September 22, 2019 at 12:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

One of Egypt’s two liquefaction plants will back to full operation next month. The 7.2mn t/yr Egyptian LNG (ELNG) facility will return to 100pc of nameplate capacity next month, the firm’s senior optimisation manager Tamer Abdelsalam told the Gastech conference in Houston. It is currently operating at 90pc capacity. Full output is a far cry […]

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Eni

Eni starts production of Baltim SW field offshore Egypt in record time

Posted: September 18, 2019 at 12:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni successfully started-up production from the offshore Baltim South West gas field in Egypt. Discovered by Eni in June 2016, the field goes on-stream in a record time. It lies within the Great Nooros area in which Eni first recognised great gas production potential and where it is conducting other new exploration projects. Eni announces the […]

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Egypt-USA

US support for Egypt’s position as East Med regional gas export hub

Posted: September 15, 2019 at 3:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

US Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette was in town last Thursday to launch the US-Egypt Strategic Energy Dialogue with Oil Minister Tarek El Molla and the head of the Electricity Holding Company Gaber El Dessouky. Brouillette unveiled details of the initiative, and discussed regional energy issues and Egypt’s role in the East Mediterranean with a […]

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Eni

First well from Eni’s Baltim SW gas field linked to Egypt’s national grid

Posted: September 12, 2019 at 7:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni has linked the first well in its Baltim South West natural gas field to the national grid, an EGAS source said. The well has a production capacity of 50 mmcf/d and is the first of six wells, which will bring the field’s total production to 500 mmcf/d once developed during the current fiscal […]

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World Energy Congress

Egypt’s Petroleum Minister: Business over politics in gas-rich East Med

Posted: September 12, 2019 at 7:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

“I think that energy and, specifically now, gas is very important,” Tarek el Molla told CNBC’s Hadley Gamble at the World Energy Congress in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday. The forum, which aims to establish a regional gas market and offer more competitive prices, was launched earlier this year. It consists of Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Italy, […]

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Gas Production

Egypt’s natural gas production reaches 7 bcf/d – Ministry Official

Posted: September 3, 2019 at 4:42 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s natural gas production rose to 7 billion cubic feet (bcf) per day from a level of 6.8 bcf per day at the end of June, a senior petroleum ministry official told Reuters on Monday. Natural gas production at Egypt’s Zohr field, the largest in the Mediterranean, had risen to 2.7 bcf per day, around […]

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ONS

EKH’s NSCO starts production from second offshore North Sinai gas well

Posted: September 2, 2019 at 1:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt Kuwait Holding’s (EKH) NSCO Investments started production from its second North Sinai natural gas well on 29 August with an output of 20 mmcf/d, the company said in a press release. The new well brings the company’s total production to 75 mmcf/d, a 200% increase compared to the first six months of 2019. The […]

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discoverer-india

Shell to drill Montu well at West Delta Deep Marine concession this month

Posted: August 27, 2019 at 1:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shell is set to begin drilling at the Montu well in its West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) concession in the Mediterranean Sea this month, the company said in a statement (pdf). The Discoverer India drillship will drill 6k meters below the water’s surface, setting a new record as the deepest well in Egypt. The well […]

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BP Concessions

BP to drill new wells in Qattameya, Atoll gas fields offshore Nile Delta

Posted: August 27, 2019 at 1:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP is preparing to drill two new wells in the Atoll and Qattameya natural gas fields in its North Damietta offshore concession in the Nile Delta, according to an Oil Ministry statement. The drilling work will cost USD 280 million. The Atoll field is expected to produce 100 mmcf/d of gas when it comes online […]

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