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Eni and BP announce new Nooros natural gas discovery offshore Egypt

Posted: September 16, 2020 at 1:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Eni and partner BP have made a new shallow-water gas discovery on their Abu Madi West concession in the Nile Delta, boosting  estimated gas in place reserves at Great Nooros area to 4 Tcf. Eni, new gas discovery in the “Great Nooros Area”, Mediterranean Sea, Egypt Eni (as the Operator of the Block) and […]

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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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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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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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Eni signs lease extension for key assets in Egypt’s Nile Delta, Western Desert

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 9:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A new Nile Delta Concession Agreement allowing a ten-year extension of the Abu Madi West Development Lease, where the Nooros field is located, and a five-year extension of the Ras Qattara Concession Agreement approved. Eni announces that Egyptian Authorities have authorized a new Nile Delta Concession Agreement allowing a ten-year extension of the Abu Madi […]

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Nooros gas field’s 15th well, Nidoco SW-3, begins production

Posted: July 21, 2018 at 1:50 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Production at the 15th development well of Nooros natural gas field in the Nile Delta area, Nidoco southwest-3, has started. The well is expected to produce around 180 million cubic feet of natural gas per day and 1,500 barrels of condensate per day, petroleum minister Tarek El-Molla said in a statement on Tuesday. Belayim Petroleum […]

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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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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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Eni sets new record with production from Nooros field offshore Egypt

Posted: March 16, 2018 at 3:42 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni strengthens record production from Nooros field offshore Egypt. The Nooros field represents to date Eni’s main gas producing field in its Egyptian asset portfolio as well as an example of the success of the company’s integrated model. Eni has strengthened its record production from the Nooros gas field, offshore Egypt, which reached a production […]

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Five projects achieving Egypt's natural gas self-sufficiency in 2018

Posted: January 30, 2018 at 3:35 pm   /   Oil & Gas

List includes first phase of Zohr, North Alexandria. The Ministry of Petroleum aims to increase its production of natural gas by working to make five gas projects operational, on top of which comes the completion of Zohr gas field’s first phase and beginning the second phase of the Northern Alexandria West Delta deep field. The […]

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