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Winteshall Dea

Wintershall Dea discusses future cooperation in E&P activities with Egypt

Posted: July 10, 2019 at 1:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt talks investment options with Germany’s Wintershall Dea: The Oil Ministry met with a delegation from Germany’s Wintershall Dea yesterday to explore investment options, according to a ministry statement. The two sides also discussed an agreement they signed in March for DEA to extend its ownership of the Ras Budran and Zeit Bay oil fields […]

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sdx

SDX Energy announces Egypt operational and corporate update

Posted: July 8, 2019 at 3:04 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Highlights Development of South Disouq (SDX 55% working interest and operator) continues on schedule and on budget, with factory acceptance tests for the central processing facility (“CPF”) and compressor, the first of three project milestones, now successfully completed. Both pieces of equipment are now commencing the process of being shipped to Egypt with a view […]

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SDX

SDX Energy announces potential delay for South Disouq first gas

Posted: April 8, 2019 at 10:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy reports that the current targeted start-up date for gas production at South Disouq of mid-year 2019 is based on an overall development concept, whereby an Early Production Facility (‘EPF’) will be leased to process the produced gas, prior to completion of the main Central Gas Processing Facility. At present, the final commercial terms […]

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SOCO

SOCO International completes acquisition of Merlon El Fayum Petroleum Company

Posted: April 5, 2019 at 4:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Further to the Company’s announcement on 29 March 2019, SOCO has announced the completion of the acquisition of Merlon Petroleum El Fayum Company from Merlon International. As previously announced, SOCO agreed to acquire Merlon in consideration for approx. US$136 million in cash and the issue of 65,561,041 new SOCO ordinary shares to the Seller. Prior […]

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Lagia

DMWA Resources withdraws bid for Lagia oil asset in Egypt

Posted: March 4, 2019 at 7:43 pm   /   Oil & Gas

DMWA Resources – an Africa-focused resources and trading firm – has withdrawn its bid to acquire the Lagia oil producing field in Sinai, Egypt. While DMWA management has not commented, sources close to the company state that it is strongly encouraged by its shareholders to pursue other marginal oil and gas field acquisitions across Africa. The […]

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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

DEA awarded new exploration licence in the Nile Delta Onshore Egypt

Posted: February 13, 2019 at 3:03 am   /   Oil & Gas

German upstream company is back to exploration in Egypt! The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) has awarded one new licence to DEA in its 2018 Bid Round. The East Damanhour exploration block (originally offered as Block 10) is covering 1,418 square kilometres and is located west of the Disouq development leases, where DEA is […]

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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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MOP-Abu Sennan

Egypt signs $10 mn E&P agreement with Rockhopper, Kuwait Energy, Dover

Posted: September 16, 2018 at 3:16 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation EGPC signed a USD 10 million agreement with British Rockhopper Exploration, Kuwait Energy and Canada’s Dover Corporation for oil and gas exploration in the Abu Sennan concession in the Western Desert, according to an Oil Ministry statement on Saturday. The agreement entails the drilling of four wells and includes a […]

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South Disouq

SDX completes successful production test at South Disouq SD-3X well

Posted: August 22, 2018 at 8:55 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, announced that a successful production test has been conducted at its SD-3X appraisal well at South Disouq, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest and operator). The well flowed at a maximum rate of 16.1 MMscfd of conventional natural gas during an eight hour clean up […]

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