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BR-Result

EGAS, EGPC 2018 Bid Rounds results announced with 12 blocks awarded

Posted: February 13, 2019 at 3:10 am   /   Oil & Gas

Shell wins big in Egypt: Supermajor lands five blocks in latest bid round, while ExxonMobil makes debut. Royal Dutch Shell, Eni, BP and Exxon Mobil were among the winners in one of Egypt’s largest ever oil and gas exploration tenders on Tuesday, as the country looks to sustain an investment upswing spurred by major discoveries. […]

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DEA: First Gas from Giza, Fayoum WND fields offshore Egypt

Posted: February 12, 2019 at 9:48 am   /   Oil & Gas

Next milestone at DEA’s West Nile Delta project: First Gas from the Giza and Fayoum fields offshore Egypt. Production start from additional two gas fields in time and below budget. West Nile Delta contributes to DEA’s continuous growth. Maximum rate from Giza and Fayoum of approximately 700 mmscfd expected. DEA and operator BP commenced production […]

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Eni’s offshore Nour one of six high-impact wells to watch – Wood Mackenzie

Posted: February 6, 2019 at 5:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Consultant identifies six high-impact wells to watch. Latin American offshore plays will account for one-third of the large prospects due to be drilled globally this year, according to Wood Mackenzie. Potentially giant reservoirs off Brazil, Guyana, and Mexico will attract the highest investment. Dr Andrew Latham, vp, Global Exploration at Wood Mackenzie, said: “We expect […]

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Zohr gas field offshore Egypt building to peak capacity – Rosneft

Posted: February 5, 2019 at 1:30 am   /   Oil & Gas

Gas produced from the deepwater Zohr field in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea totaled 12.2 bcm last year, according to partner Rosneft. During the second half of the year, output increased almost fourfold compared with H1, when production amounted to 3.1 bcm. Over the course of 2018, the treatment capacity was increased in […]

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Petrobel awards Shelf Drilling’s jack-up contract for operations in Egypt

Posted: January 29, 2019 at 9:35 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has received a contract award for one of its jack-up rigs with Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel) for operations in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt. Shelf Drilling said on Monday that the Trident 16 jack-up drilling rig had been awarded a one-year contract. The contract includes mutually agreeable options, and […]

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Pico hits oil pay in South Ramadan concession offshore Egypt

Posted: January 14, 2019 at 1:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Pico Oil has encountered oil pay at its well located in the South Ramadan concession offshore Egypt. The South Ramadan Concession is located offshore in the Gulf of Suez. SDX Energy is a 12.75% equity owner in the concession with Pico holding 37.5% and operatorship and GPC holding the remaining 50%. SDX Energy said on […]

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Jan de Nul completes umbilical installation project offshore Egypt

Posted: January 9, 2019 at 4:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Jan De Nul Group has completed the installation and burial of the two main subsea umbilicals for the exploitation of new gas fields in the West Nile Delta concessions, located in the North Alexandria region. Specifically for this project, Jan De Nul Group reconfigured its multi-purpose vessel Willem de Vlamingh for umbilical installation. The two […]

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Saipem

Saipem lands $1.2 billion Zohr EPCI contract from Petrobel

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 6:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Saipem and Petrobel have negotiated an offshore contract addendum worth more than $1.2 billion for EPCI activities in relation to the “Ramp Up to Plateau” phase of the ‘supergiant’ Zohr field development project in the Mediterranean Sea off Egypt. The current addendum to the work includes the installation of a second 30-inch diameter gas export […]

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Edison

Edison says it has not given up exploration rights in Egypt

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 1:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Italy’s Edison says it has not given up oil and gas exploration rights in Egypt: Edison, the Italian oil company that is part of France’s EDF, has denied reports in the domestic press (as noted yesterday) that it has forfeited its right to explore for natural gas in the northeastern Hapi and Theqa concessions. “Edison […]

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BP buys 25% stake in Eni’s Nour concession offshore Egypt

Posted: December 10, 2018 at 2:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP buys 25% stake in Eni’s Nour concession: BP has acquired a 25% stake in the Nour concession from Eni, according to a statement from Eni. Industry watchers hope the offshore North Sinai concession could be a Zohr-scale discovery. The “transaction is part of a wider business alignment with BP internationally and further strengthens the […]

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