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Eni CEO briefs President of Egypt on Zohr, Nooros progress

Posted: January 6, 2017 at 12:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni’s CEO Claudio Descalzi on Wednesday met Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, and briefed him about the company’s offshore projects in the country. According to Eni, during the meeting, Descalzi reviewed with el-Sisi the ongoing development activities of the giant Zohr field in the Mediterranean. The ultra-fast track project is progressing in line with the […]

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Eni’s CEO meets Egyptian President, confirms Zohr production expected before end of 2017

Posted: January 5, 2017 at 7:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The President of the Republic of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, and Eni’s Chief Executive Officer, Claudio Descalzi reviewed the extensive activity performed by Eni in Egypt with particular attention to the ongoing development activities of the Zohr field and with specific mention to the Nooros development which will produce about 25 MSCM/d (172,000 boepd) by […]

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Eni signs concession agreements for two new exploration blocks in Egypt's Mediterranean shallow waters

Posted: December 28, 2016 at 1:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni signed two new concession agreements for the North El Hammad and North Ras El Esh, located in the shallow waters in Egyptian Mediterranean Sea, as a result of the EGAS 2015 international bid round. Eni is the operator of the North El Hammad block with an equity of 37.5% in participation with BP, who […]

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New massive offshore gas field could make Egypt self-sufficient

Posted: November 26, 2016 at 12:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A major offshore discovery could lead Egypt to fully supply itself with natural gas by 2021. Deposits in the massive offshore Zohr field in the southeast Mediterranean are estimated at 30 trillion cubic feet, which would provide Egypt with 10 years’ worth of natural gas, industry analysts say. The Zohr field was discovered by Italy’s […]

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Minister of Petroleum meets with Eni's Chairman

Posted: November 22, 2016 at 1:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Eng. Tarek El Molla held a meeting with Emma Marcegaglia Eni’s Chairman in the presence of Adriano Mongini Executive Vice President North Africa at Eni to discuss Eni’s activities of the development plan for the Zohr field and Nooros gas field. Eng. El-Molla noted that Egypt plans to increase […]

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Eni says Egypt Nooros gas field producing 900mln cubic feet per day

Posted: November 22, 2016 at 12:39 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italian oil major Eni said its Egypt Nooros field is a producing almost 900 million cubic feet of gas per day and will top 1 billion cubic feet per day in the first quarter of 2017, Egypt’s state news agency MENA reported. Once an energy exporter, Egypt has turned into a net importer in recent […]

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How Eni bet big and won big on Natural Gas off Egypt

Posted: October 19, 2016 at 1:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A drilling ship working about 120 miles off the Egyptian coast for Eni, the Italian oil company based here, bored into a giant trove of natural gas in July 2015 that turned out to be the largest discovery ever in the Mediterranean Sea and by far the largest by the global petroleum industry that year. […]

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Egypt's oil and gas sector rallies

Posted: October 9, 2016 at 7:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

In late August Shell announced that it had discovered 142bn cu metres of natural gas at its Alam El Shawish concession in Egypt’s Western Desert, with the possibility of more reserves to be recovered, representing one of the largest finds in the region in recent years. This follows another discovery by the Egyptian General Petroleum […]

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Eni & BP complete drilling of second well in South Baltim

Posted: September 6, 2016 at 4:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Project’s production platform under preparation to link 350m cubic feet of gas daily, says source. Italian company Eni and British company BP have finished drilling two wells in the South Baltim field, which is located southeast of the Delta. The production platform is under preparation to link 350m cubic feet of gas daily from the […]

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Eni plans to raise Nooros production to 180 mcf/d by mid-September

Posted: August 24, 2016 at 7:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni plans to bring gas production at Nooros field to 180 mcf/d by mid-September after connecting three of the field’s wells to the national grid, Al Borsa reports. Gas production from the field is expected to reach 700 mcf/d by year’s end, said a source from EGAS. (Source:

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