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Croatia's CROSCO signs $55 million deal with UGV to drill 12 gas wells in Egypt, Iraq

Posted: August 3, 2017 at 2:35 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Ukrainia’s UkrGasVydobuvannya (UGV) has said it signed a 47 million euro ($55.6 million) contract with Croatia’s CROSCO for the drilling of 12 natural gas wells in Egypt and Iraq. UGV has signed two contracts with CROSCO, each for the drilling of six wells at EMSCO-605 land rig in Egypt and R-67 land rig in Iraq, […]

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Mediterra Energy raises production by 17% from Sinai fields

Posted: July 4, 2017 at 2:55 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian minister of petroleum and mineral resources Tarek El Molla said that oil production in Sinai fields increased from 1,200 to 1,400 barrels per day since July 2016. These fields include Ras Sudr, Asl, and Matarma, and they are all located on the eastern side of the Gulf of Suez. Tarek El Molla added […]

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El Molla meets with Total executives to discuss exploration opportunities

Posted: June 1, 2017 at 8:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Oil Minister Tarek El Molla met with Total Egypt’s Managing Director Jean-Pascale Clémençon and the Vice President of Total’s Middle East and North Africa division Elias Kassis to discuss the company’s oil and gas exploration projects in the Mediterranean and the Delta area, Al Ahram reports. Kassis told El Molla that the company is committed […]

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SDX Energy announces completion of drilling campaign at successful SD-1X well in South Disouq onshore Egypt

Posted: May 5, 2017 at 4:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SDX Energy, the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced that drilling on the SD-1X well at its South Disouq concession in the Nile Delta area of Egypt has now reached its second target depth. Following the significant natural gas discovery in the upper Abu-Madi section, where the well encountered 65 ft. of […]

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Total to start drilling at North Mahalla concession in May

Posted: April 30, 2017 at 1:22 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Total is set to begin drilling the first exploration well in the North Mahalla onshore concession in the beginning of May, Al Shorouk reports, citing an unnamed EGAS official. According to the official, seismic scans of the concession indicate reserves of 3-5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. This comes as the Oil Ministry is […]

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SDX Energy reports gas discovery at South Disouq onshore Egypt

Posted: April 18, 2017 at 1:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Update on SD-1X well: Gas discovery at initial target depth, drilling continues to lower horizon. SDX Energy has announced that drilling on the carried SD-1X well at its South Disouq concession, where it holds a 55% equity interest and is operator in the Nile Delta area of Egypt has reached its first target depth. The […]

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Apache Executive: Egypt oil production needs 21st century revamp

Posted: February 16, 2017 at 10:48 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt needs to rethink the joint venture model that has governed its onshore oil industry for the past half century as part of wider reforms to the economy, according to James House, senior region vice president for the country’s largest international oil producer, Apache. At the Egypt Petroleum Show EGYPS in Cairo this week, House […]

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