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Energean FPSO

Work continuing at Far East yards on Energean’s FPSO

Posted: March 20, 2020 at 7:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Energean remains on track to deliver first gas from its Karish project offshore Israel during the first half of next year, the company said in its results statement. Energean remains on track to deliver first gas from its Karish project offshore Israel during the first half of next year, the company said in its results […]

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East Med

Eastern Mediterranean Gas: What Prospects for the New Decade? ISPI Opinion

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 9:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

This Commentary Piece by Simone Tagliapietra was originally published by ISPI (Italian Institute for International Political Studies). The last decade has seen the eastern Mediterranean region become a hotspot of the global natural gas industry, attracting increasing attention from multiple stakeholders also as a result of its high geopolitical stakes. Notwithstanding this momentum, progress has […]

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BP

BP starts drilling gas exploration well in North El Tabia offshore block

Posted: March 10, 2020 at 9:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP begins drilling exploratory gas well in North El Tabia: BP began drilling yesterday its Atoll Nooros exploratory gas well in its North El Tabia block in the Mediterranean, Al Shorouk reported, citing an EGAS source. The company will complete drilling in four months and reveal results in 2H2020. BP had signed an agreement with […]

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shelf drilling

Shelf Drilling secures jack-up rig contract extension offshore Egypt

Posted: March 9, 2020 at 2:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shelf Drilling has secured a one-year contract extension for the Trident 16 jack-up rig in direct continuation of its current term with Belayim Petroleum Company (‘Petrobel’) for operations in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt. The Trident 16 has been working with Petrobel in Belayim fields since 2015, and following this extension, the expected availability […]

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maersk discoverer

Maersk Drilling secures one-well contract offshore Egypt for the Discoverer rig

Posted: March 3, 2020 at 12:41 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a one-well contract for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Discoverer offshore Egypt. The contract has an estimated duration of 21 days and is expected to commence in March 2020, in direct continuation of the rig’s current contract. The contract value is approximately USD 3.8m. “We’re pleased to add this additional well […]

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siemens

Egypt’s offshore prospects are even greater with the right technology – Siemens

Posted: February 24, 2020 at 3:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Article by Siva Krishnan; Vice President, Middle East & North Africa – Siemens Oil & Gas. Egypt is on the verge of transitioning from a net importer of gas into a regional gas hub, thanks to massive offshore discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean. But abundance is only part of the equation – Egypt’s golden gas […]

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offshore

Egypt’s Zohr natural gas production to reach 3 bcf/d in March

Posted: February 24, 2020 at 2:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Total output at the offshore field reached 2.7 bcf/d in November 2019: The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum announced that the total number of wells that have been put into production at Zohr field reached 14 after Petro Shorouk has recently put four wells into production at the Southern area. With the 15th well being linked […]

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Siemens

Siemens to modernize offshore jack-up rig for Arabian Drilling Company

Posted: February 22, 2020 at 12:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

German conglomerate Siemens has been awarded a contract by Arabian Drilling Company to modernize an offshore jack-up drilling rig for a customer in the Middle East. Siemens said that the upgrade of the rig’s integrated drilling-drives lineup, including auxiliaries, and controls would enable the customer to meet the latest safety standards. Delivery of the new […]

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WDDM

Shell to drill seven wells at Egypt’s WDDM Phase 9B, adding 236 bcf/d of gas

Posted: February 18, 2020 at 1:36 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The drilling of seven wells at West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) phase 9B is set to produce initial reserves of 236 billion cubic feet of gas, a statement by the oil ministry said. Sabry El-Sharkawy, chairman of Rashid Petroleum Company (Rashpetco) and Burullus Gas Company, said his company is working on connecting three other wells […]

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WestMed MEES

Egypt agrees with five majors on West Mediterranean exploration

Posted: February 16, 2020 at 2:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt agrees with five energy firms on exploration in Mediterranean: minister. Egypt has reached initial agreements with five major energy firms to explore for oil and gas in deep waters in off its western coast on the Mediterranean, the petroleum minister said, the first such deals in that offshore region. The five companies are Royal […]

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