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EMGF

President Sisi ratifies the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF)

Posted: September 5, 2021 at 2:44 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The final step to setting up the East Mediterranean Gas Forum (EMGF) and its Cairo HQ was cleared on Thursday after President Abdel Fattah El Sisi ratified its founding charter, per the Official Gazette. The regional organization officially came into being in March, after its founding members signed the charter in September last year. About the forum: Headquartered in Cairo, the forum […]

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fugro-quickvision

A first for Egypt as Fugro revolutionises subsea installation for GUPCO

Posted: August 12, 2021 at 7:35 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Fugro has revolutionised a subsea installation programme for Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO) with its innovative QuickVision® technology. Used for the first time in Egypt, the contactless positioning solution replaced the conventional survey sensors typically attached to subsea structures during installation. Under a contract with Dragon Oil (GUPCO), Fugro delivered subsea positioning support for […]

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Shearwater

Shearwater GeoServices commences second phase of Mid North Sea High 3D Survey for ION Geophysical

Posted: June 5, 2021 at 12:25 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS (“Shearwater”) has commenced the second and significantly larger phase of ION Geophysical’s (ION) 11,000 sqkm UK Mid North Sea High 3D seismic survey program using the Oceanic Vega. The Mid North Sea High’s proximity to shore and existing energy infrastructure supports lower development costs, making it an attractive development region for […]

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PGS

PGS, ION complete 3D survey for Shell in Egypt’s Mediterranean

Posted: June 2, 2021 at 2:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

PGS and ION successfully complete Shell Egypt survey with ELO survey design and Gemini source technology PGS and ION Geophysical have announced the successful completion of a survey offshore Egypt acquired on behalf of Shell with an innovative Extended Long Offset (ELO) design in combination with ION’s Gemini™ source technology. This is the last in […]

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Dana

Envoi assisting Dana Gas in farmout of North El Arish Concession offshore Egypt

Posted: June 2, 2021 at 2:23 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Envoi has been commissioned by UAE based Dana Gas PJSC, to assist in its search for a drilling partner to join them in the exploration drilling of the huge Thuraya prospect, situated some 80 km offshore from the Egyptian coast in Dana Gas’ 100% owned North El Arish Concession (Block 6). This comprises a multi-Tcf […]

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PGS Egypt

PGS’ MultiClient seismic reveals multiple opportunities offshore Egypt in 2021 licensing round

Posted: May 12, 2021 at 2:14 pm   /   Oil & Gas

PGS has 3,400 km of modern MultiClient seismic data covering all the blocks on offer in the Egypt Offshore Licensing Round. This much-anticipated round extends exploration opportunities in one of Africa’s most prolific petroleum provinces. Prospectivity of the Area The Ministry of Petroleum recently announced an Egypt Offshore Licensing Round in a highly prospective area […]

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Shearwater

Shearwater GeoServices awarded large 3D and 4D programs by Petrobras

Posted: May 12, 2021 at 2:05 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS (“Shearwater”) today announced the award of a 4D monitoring contract for towed streamer seismic acquisition in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil. These 3D and 4D programs will be conducted over 9-months by the SW Empress, over the Marlim, Albacora, and Voador fields, starting in late Q2 2021. 4D time-lapse seismic monitoring […]

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Shearwater

Shearwater GeoServices acquires streamers from Polarcus, renews fleet 

Posted: May 1, 2021 at 1:54 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS (Shearwater) today announced two transactions to take over marine seismic acquisition assets previously owned by Polarcus, from Tiger Moth AS, a company affiliated with Woodstreet Inc. Shearwater has acquired streamers and related seismic equipment for a total cash consideration of USD 50 million. The company further purchased six seismic acquisition vessels […]

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Shearwater

Shearwater Geo starts Archer 3D seismic survey offshore Australia

Posted: April 28, 2021 at 9:25 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shearwater’s Geo Coral vessel has started the Archer 3D seismic survey that will cover the Dorado development and the exploration potential to the south west of the field located in the Bedout Sub-basin offshore Australia. Carnarvon Petroleum, Santos’ partner in the project, said the Archer 3D is being acquired, in conjunction with the contiguous WA-541-P […]

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Mubadala

Mubadala Petroleum to buy Delek’s 22% share in Tamar offshore gas field

Posted: April 27, 2021 at 10:41 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Israel’s Delek moves to sell stake in Tamar to UAE’s Mubadala; One of the Israeli natgas fields Egypt imports from could be getting a new shareholder: Israel’s Tamar offshore field, which supplies Egypt with natural gas under a 2018 agreement, could be getting a new shareholder after Delek Drilling, one of the field’s owners, signed […]

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