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Eni to make $3 billion new investment in Egypt’s Zohr, Nooros gas fields

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 2:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt seeks to speed up production from recently discovered gas fields, with the aim of halting gas imports by 2019 and achieving self-sufficiency. Italian energy company Eni has so far invested $8.4 billion in Egypt’s offshore Nooros and Zohr gas fields and is planning to make a $3 billion new investment in the near future, […]

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SDX announces gas discovery at South Disouq SD-4X well onshore Egypt

Posted: June 18, 2018 at 5:56 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX hits gas in Egypt – South Disouq appraisal to be converted to producer by end of year. UK-based player SDX Energy has found more gas in an appraisal well at its South Disouq concession in Egypt’s Nile Delta. The SD-4X probe encountered 89 feet of net conventional natural gas pay. Gas discovery at SD-4X […]

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SDX spuds South Disouq SD-4X appraisal well onshore Egypt

Posted: June 4, 2018 at 2:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

UK player to drill fourth well at onshore Nile Delta licence. UK-based SDX Energy has spudded a fourth well at its South Disouq licence in Egypt’s Nile Delta. The SD-4X appraisal well will take about a month to drill. Spud of SD-4X Appraisal Well, Egypt SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas […]

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Egypt repays $40 million in dues to UAE’s Dana Gas

Posted: May 29, 2018 at 2:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The UAE’s Dana Gas announced yesterday that it received USD 40 million in payments from the Egyptian government, bringing total dues received so far in 2018 up to USD 88.8 million. The funds will mostly be used to bolster Dana’s liquidity, allowing the company to pursue a number of projects in its pipeline, which include […]

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Nooros’ 14th well comes online, pumps additional 180 mmcf/d into national grid

Posted: May 28, 2018 at 2:44 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The 14th well at the Nooros gas field has come online, pumping an additional 180 million cubic feet per day (mmcf/d) into the national grid, the Oil Ministry announced yesterday. The Nidoco field, which was completed in record timing of under two months, brings total production from Nooros to 1.2 bcf/d. (Source:

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EGAS BR 2018

EGAS offers 16 Mediterranean & Nile Delta blocks in oil & gas bid round

Posted: May 22, 2018 at 5:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) launched the 2018 bid round for oil & gas exploration on 16 concession areas: 13 blocks in the Mediterranean Sea and three concessions in the onshore Nile Delta region. The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum announced in an Al Ahram newspaper advertisement that the deadline for receiving bids for […]

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EGPC launches 2018 oil & gas exploration bid round for 11 blocks

Posted: May 22, 2018 at 5:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) launched the 2018 bid round for oil & gas exploration on 11 blocks: Five in the Western Desert, two in the onshore Nile Delta region, one in the Eastern Desert, and three in the Gulf of Suez (both onshore & offshore). The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum announced in an […]

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Egypt to offer 27 concessions in 2 bid rounds for oil & gas exploration

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

Egypt will launch two international bid rounds for oil and gas exploration in 2018, the petroleum ministry said in a statement on Monday. One bid round will cover 16 concession areas, mostly in the Mediterranean Sea, under state buyer EGAS, in its largest ever bid round. The other auction will cover 11 concession areas under […]

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Wood Mackenzie: Egypt’s astonishing gas renaissance

Posted: April 30, 2018 at 5:52 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Lessons in attracting upstream investment capital. By Simon Flowers – Chairman and Chief Analyst. Not long ago, Egypt’s gas industry was in crisis. Production fell by a third in the three years to 2015. A top ten LNG exporter in the prior decade, the country had, by then, become a top ten importer. Nearly all […]

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SDX makes second gas discovery in South Disouq, Egypt

Posted: April 12, 2018 at 12:35 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy announces gas discovery at Ibn Yunus-1X well in Egypt: SDX Energy has announced that a gas discovery has been made at its Ibn Yunus-1X exploration well at South Disouq, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest and operator). The Ibn Yunus-1X well was drilled to a total depth of 9068 feet and encountered 100.8 feet […]

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