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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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Rosneft applies for natural gas import license in Egypt

Posted: December 2, 2018 at 1:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Russian energy giant Rosneft has begun the process of acquiring a license to import natural gas, sources told Al Mal on Thursday. The company has apparently received preliminary approval from the government to form a JV with a local entity for the activity, they added. If true, the move indicates that not only is the […]

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Eni completes drilling ninth well at Zohr gas field

Posted: November 21, 2018 at 2:14 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni has completed drilling work on Zohr’s ninth deepwater well at a cost of USD 300 million, according to an industry source. Early tests put initial production levels at 150 mcf/d. The well was closed after the company finished drilling due lack of capacity at the treatment plant, but will enter production by the […]

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Shell exporting 300 mmcf/d of natural gas from Idku LNG plant

Posted: November 12, 2018 at 1:25 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shell processing 300 mmcf/d of gas at Idku liquefaction plant – sources: Royal Dutch Shell’s Idku liquefaction plant is reportedly processing 300 mmcf/d of natural gas, compared to 250 mmcf/d last month, sources close to the matter said yesterday. Natural gas earmarked for exports also increased by around 50 mmcf/d due to lower local consumption levels […]

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Eni estimates investment in Zohr gas processing plant at $5 billion

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 1:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italian Eni has estimated the cost of implementing the Zohr gas treatment plant to be $5bn, with a capacity of 3.2bn cubic feet of gas daily, in order to connect the production of the project that is estimated to be 2.9bn cubic feet. A source at the oil sector told Daily News Egypt that implementing […]

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Egypt to become East Mediterranean energy trading center – El Molla

Posted: October 30, 2018 at 4:37 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt is working to become a regional center for trading energy in the Eastern Mediterranean region during the upcoming period through the exploitation of its strong infrastructure, Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla said. El Molla announced Egypt’s readiness to cooperate with other countries in the region to receive gas, and then liquefy it and to […]

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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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BP looking to grow in Egypt, will not increase stake in Zohr field

Posted: October 28, 2018 at 2:51 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP CEO Bob Dudley told Reuters on Thursday that BP was looking to grow in Egypt where it is developing the West Nile Delta project. BP had pledged USD 2 billion in new investments in 2019. That said, BP will not raise its stake in Zohr for “capital employment reasons,” Dudley said. The option for […]

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Egypt LNG cargo on its way to UK’s Dragon terminal

Posted: October 25, 2018 at 11:36 am   /   Oil & Gas

The UK’s Dragon liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal is scheduled to receive a cargo of the chilled fuel from Egypt next week. Maran Gas Maritime’s newbuild, the 173,400-cbm Maran Gas Spetses is expected to arrive at the Dragon LNG facility in the Port of Milford Haven on October 31, according to the port’s shipping data. […]

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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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