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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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South Disouq

SDX announces new gas discovery at South Disouq SD-3X well

Posted: July 23, 2018 at 8:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, announced that a gas discovery has been made at its SD-3X well in the South Disouq Concession, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest and operator). The SD-3X well was drilled to a total depth of 7,842 feet and encountered 32.6 feet of net conventional natural […]

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Onshore Rig

ADES to acquire 31 onshore drilling rigs from Weatherford for $287m

Posted: July 13, 2018 at 1:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ADES International Holding Ltd., which provides oil and gas drilling and production services in the Middle East and Africa, announced plans to acquire 31 onshore drilling rigs from Weatherford International PLC for $287.5 million. Terms call for ADES to acquire Weatherford’s onshore drilling operations, including associated assets, contracts, management systems and 2,300 employees and contract […]

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SDX

SDX Energy targets 100 Billion Cubic Feet of Natural Gas in Egypt

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 1:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

North Africa focused oil & gas company SDX Energy Inc said Thursday it is targeting a minimum of gross 100 billion cubic feet of conventional natural gas at its South Disouq concession in Egypt. SDX Energy holds a 55% working interest in South Disouq and in addition to the 100 bcf of conventional natural gas […]

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Rockhopper

Rockhopper announces six-month drilling programme at Abu Sennan concession

Posted: June 22, 2018 at 1:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Rockhopper Exploration plc, the oil and gas company with key interests in the North Falklands Basin and the Greater Mediterranean region, is pleased to provide the following operational and corporate update in relation to its Egyptian portfolio. Abu Sennan, Egypt (22% working interest) Year to date average daily production from the Abu Sennan concession has […]

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South Disouq

SDX announces gas discovery at South Disouq SD-4X well onshore Egypt

Posted: June 18, 2018 at 5:56 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX hits gas in Egypt – South Disouq appraisal to be converted to producer by end of year. UK-based player SDX Energy has found more gas in an appraisal well at its South Disouq concession in Egypt’s Nile Delta. The SD-4X probe encountered 89 feet of net conventional natural gas pay. Gas discovery at SD-4X […]

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