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El Molla: Eight Oil & Gas Exploration Agreements to be finalized soon

Posted: September 19, 2017 at 1:56 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources is reviewing Egypt’s vast arid land in the Eastern & Western Deserts as well as the Suez Gulf, as it seeks security approvals before initiating new tenders for exploring gas and oil there, in addition to 8 exploration deals due to be sealed soon, according to Minister Tarek […]

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Major natural gas discoveries offshore Egypt propel demand for technologies & services

Posted: September 16, 2017 at 8:52 pm   /   Oil & Gas

(Offshore Magazine) Curt Cultice US Commercial Service, Department of Commerce Egypt is a mature fossil energy market attracting increased international attention. However, there is a continued demand for new energy technologies from innovative US suppliers committed to long-term partnerships with Egypt. In the below Q&A, Mai Abdelhalim, commercial specialist, US Embassy, Egypt discusses the latest […]

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Production from Shell's Burullus gas fields rises to 526 mmcf/d in past year

Posted: September 5, 2017 at 2:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Production from Shell’s Burullus concession increased to 526 mmcf/d and over 6,000 bbl of condensates last year, Chairman of Shell JVs Rashpetco and Burullus Hisham Al Attar said, according to a statement from the Oil Ministry. Al Attar says that design and manufacturing works have been contracted on the West Delta Deep Marine Phase 9b […]

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Egypt’s natural gas output expected to rise 50% in 2018 and double by 2020

Posted: July 18, 2017 at 12:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Three recently discovered major gas fields are expected to raise Egypt’s natural gas output by 50% in 2018 and 100% in 2020, the petroleum ministry said. “The fields of Zohr, North Alexandria and Nooros are among the most important projects that will increase natural gas production … and will contribute to (Egypt’s) natural gas self-sufficiency […]

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BP starts production from West Nile Delta eight months ahead of schedule, production 20% above plan

Posted: May 10, 2017 at 9:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP today announced that it has started gas production from the first two fields, Taurus and Libra, of the West Nile Delta development in Egypt. The project was delivered eight months ahead of start-up schedule and under budget. First gas was exported to Egypt’s national grid on 24 March 2017 and the commissioning of all […]

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El Molla: Natural gas surplus by 2020

Posted: May 3, 2017 at 1:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Petroleum Sector will sign five new deals with investments of $154m. The petroleum sector has achieved numerous developments during the current period in natural gas production. Egypt’s total production of gas reached 5 billion cubic feet per day, following a number of new discoveries. Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Wealth Tarek El Molla explains the […]

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President Sisi underlines importance of developing Egypt's petroleum sector

Posted: April 23, 2017 at 12:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

President Abdel Fattah El Sisi highlighted on Thursday 20/04/2017 the importance of developing the petroleum and mineral wealth sector in Egypt, as a cornerstone of national economy. During a meeting with Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and Petroleum Minister Tarek el-Molla, the president urged attracting more foreign investments in this field. He also highlighted the necessity […]

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BP begins producing 600 mmcf/d of natural gas from North Alexandria

Posted: April 9, 2017 at 12:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP began producing 600 mmcf/d of natural gas from the Taurus and Libra fields in its North Alexandria concession last week, up from 200 mmcf/d at the end of last month, unnamed sources tell Al Borsa. (Source: Enterprise.press)

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Offshore Technology: As firms flock offshore Egypt, can the nation reverse its energy fortunes?

Posted: April 2, 2017 at 9:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s recent signing of three exploration agreements with Total, Eni and BP are just the latest in a flurry of offshore activity following a major gas discovery by Eni in 2015. The Egyptian government is keen for the country to prosper from its resource wealth, to repay mounting debt and end a reliance on energy […]

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BP begins trial operations at North Alexandria offshore concession

Posted: March 28, 2017 at 2:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP has begun trial operations at its North Alexandria offshore concession and is expected to bring the well to commercial production levels this year, Oil Minister Tarek El Molla said yesterday, Al Borsa reports. As noted earlier this month, BP is expecting to produce 600 million cubic feet per day of natural gas and will […]

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