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Eni

Italy’s Eni says it does not want “gas well war” offshore Cyprus

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 4:15 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The head of Italy’s Eni said Thursday the oil and gas group would not drill off Cyprus should a row with Turkey over sizeable natural gas deposits see either side send in warships. “I am not worried… (but) if someone turns up with warships, I won’t drill wells,” Claudio Descalzi said. “I certainly don’t want […]

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MOC

Heads of global oil giants applaud Egypt’s blooming oil & gas sector

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 4:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Heads of global oil companies stressed on Tuesday that the Egyptian oil sector has become a friendly-investment environment thanks to the government’s legislative reforms and recent oil discoveries in Egypt. Their remarks came during the Mediterranean Offshore Conference (MOC), held in Egypt’s Alexandria, Egyptian state-run MENA news agency reported. Executive VP Upstream JVs at the […]

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Shell

Shell aims to start operating Egypt concessions in second half of 2020

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 4:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Royal Dutch Shell is aiming to start operating in its concession areas in Egypt in the second half of 2020, a senior executive said. Shell won three oil and two gas concessions in Egypt in February. Eni, BP and Exxon Mobil also won some of a total of 12 tenders as Egypt looks to sustain […]

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Zohr field’s natural gas production to exceed 3 bcf/d this month – IEOC Chief

Posted: October 16, 2019 at 3:44 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Production from the 13 wells at the giant Zohr natural gas field is expected to surpass 3 bcf/d by the end of October, up from 2.7 bcf/d in August, Eni IEOC JV boss Luca De Caro said on the sidelines of the Mediterranean Offshore Conference in Alexandria, the Oil Ministry said in a statement. Eni […]

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ADVantage to drill deepwater Nigma prospect offshore Egypt

Posted: October 14, 2019 at 4:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ADES International Holding has won an order to drill its second deepwater well in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea. ADVantage, the joint venture between ADES and Vantage Drilling International, will drill the Nigma-1 well for an unnamed IOC, using the drillship Tungsten Explorer. The program is set to last 73 days. The contract […]

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Neptune acquires Edison’s North Sea assets from Energean in $250m deal

Posted: October 14, 2019 at 3:38 pm   /   Oil & Gas

UK operator inks conditional deal worth up to $280m for non-core E&P holdings with Energean. Energean to hive off Italian group’s Norwegian and UK projects once its purchase completed. Neptune Energy has entered into a conditional sale and purchase agreement with Energean to acquire Edison E&P’s UK and Norwegian producing, development and exploration assets for […]

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Wintershall Dea Brazil

Wintershall Dea wins two offshore blocks in Brazil’s 16th bidding round

Posted: October 13, 2019 at 1:41 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Wintershall Dea was awarded offshore blocks S-M-766 and C-M-845 in Santos and Campos basins. The company is further strengthening its exploration portfolio in Brazil. In Brazil’s 16th Bidding Round for oil and gas exploration blocks, Wintershall Dea was awarded two offshore blocks in the Santos and Campos basins with its partners Chevron and Repsol. Hugo […]

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Vantage

ADES International wins its second deepwater drilling contract in Egypt

Posted: October 11, 2019 at 2:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ADES International Holding has secured a deep-water drilling contract in the Egyptian Mediterranean area. ADES confirmed the contract award on Friday with an unnamed “top tier international oil company”. Award to be sub-contracted out to company’s joint venture with Vantage Drilling. The company said it would provide the work via Vantage Drilling’s Tungsten Explorer. The […]

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Subsea 7 acquires Norway’s 4Subsea in push to expand digital capability

Posted: October 3, 2019 at 12:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Norwegian technology and services provider 4Subsea has been acquired by UK’s subsea engineering and construction company Subsea 7 in a 100% stock buyout. The acquisition will enable further enhancement and scaling of 4Subsea’s know-how, technology, and services to a worldwide market, 4Subsea said in a statement on Thursday. 4Subsea will function autonomously within Subsea 7, […]

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Eni

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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