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El Molla at Rome MED 18: Italy is Europe’s energy gateway

Posted: November 25, 2018 at 7:15 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said on Friday at Med Dialogues in Rome that Italy is a country that Egypt wants to approach because it is “Europe’s energy gateway”. “At the start of this year we signed a memorandum of understanding on energy with the European Union that will make Egypt a considerable energy […]

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El Molla

US firms interested in Egypt’s offshore oil & gas exploration tenders

Posted: November 25, 2018 at 7:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt sees increasing interest from U.S. energy companies in developing its offshore oil and natural gas resources and expects them to participate in two bidding rounds due before year-end, Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said. Egypt has emerged as an attractive destination for foreign energy firms following a string of major discoveries in recent years […]

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Qalaa

Qalaa Chairman presents Landmark ERC Case Study at Africa Investment Forum

Posted: November 13, 2018 at 4:35 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Qalaa Holdings Chairman Ahmed Heikal Presents Landmark ERC Case Study at Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa. Qalaa Holdings Chairman and Founder Ahmed Heikal showcases US$ 4.3 bn greenfield refinery as a successful example of a private sector-led infrastructure mega-project that will provide a domestic substitute for c. 40% of Egypt’s diesel imports. Ahmed […]

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BP CEO

BP to spend $2.8bn in Abu Dhabi, Egypt to boost Middle East presence

Posted: November 12, 2018 at 1:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Oil major BP aims to spend $1.8 billion in Egypt next year and $1bn annually in Abu Dhabi as it looks to expand its operations in the Middle East on the back of new discoveries and licensing rounds, according to its chief executive. BP, one of the world’s largest oil companies and the earliest explorer […]

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TransGlobe

TransGlobe Energy sets 2019 Capital Budget for Egypt at $24.1 million

Posted: November 11, 2018 at 2:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

TransGlobe Energy Corporation announces the 2019 plan and capital budget. HIGHLIGHTS 2019 capital budget of $34.1 million (before capitalized G&A) Egypt $24.1 million Canada $10.0 million (C$13.0 million) 2019 production of 14.0 to 15.0 MBoepd with a mid-point of 14.5 MBoepd Egypt 11.6 to 12.4 MBopd in 2018 Canada 2.4 to 2.6 MBoepd in 2018 […]

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15% reduction in oil & gas production costs in Egypt

Posted: November 8, 2018 at 1:54 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Ministry of Petroleum succeeded in cutting the cost of producing oil and gas by 15%, which saves substantial funds and increases production. A source at the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources told Daily News Egypt that a programme was developed to cut production costs through increasing reliance on local products and companies in […]

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Onshore Rig

ADES acquires 12 onshore drilling rigs from Weatherford in Kuwait

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 2:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ADES International Holding Ltd. has completed the acquisition of twelve onshore rigs from Weatherford International Plc in Kuwait, the company said on Nov. 2. The transaction forms part of the previously signed definitive agreement with a subsidiary of Weatherford to acquire thirty-one onshore drilling rigs for a total consideration of $287.5 million across Kuwait, Saudi […]

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Polarcus

Marine seismic players optimistic as exploration budgets ‘likely to increase’

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 1:37 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Oslo-listed marine seismic data providers TGS and Polarcus are hoping 2019 will be a year of a more significant recovery for seismic players, as they expect the oil and gas companies to boost their exploration budgets on the back of higher oil prices. The two companies on Thursday posted the results for the third quarter […]

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Egypt USA

El Molla: New form of exploration agreement for Red Sea Bid Round

Posted: October 28, 2018 at 3:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Ministry of Petroleum has finalised the form of the new petroleum agreements, to be included in the first tender for natural gas exploration in the Red Sea. The tender is scheduled to be launched at the end of 2018. The new agreement form includes incentive clauses for the foreign investor, most notably the increase […]

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David Chi

Apache’s investment in Egypt exceeded $1 billion in 2018 – David Chi

Posted: October 28, 2018 at 3:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

David Chi, Vice-President and General Manager of Apache Egypt, said the company’s investments in the Egyptian petroleum sector exceeded USD 1 billion in 2018. In statements to MENA on Thursday on the fringe of a symposium organized by the Egyptian American Chamber of Commerce, Chi said the company is confident in the economic reforms which […]

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