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EUG

Ministry of Petroleum, Schlumberger launch Egypt Upstream Gateway

Posted: February 18, 2021 at 12:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Innovative national digitalization project to promote Egypt’s exploration and production potential worldwide The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Schlumberger announced today the launch of the Egypt Upstream Gateway, an innovative national project for the digitalization of subsurface information. This digital platform will also enable global access to the country’s subsurface data, which is kept evergreen […]

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Gulf Intelligence

El Molla: New Oil & Gas exploration tenders coming soon

Posted: January 31, 2021 at 2:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Energy companies will get a chance to get their hands on new onshore and offshore exploration blocks within two weeks, when state-owned EGPC and EGAS will launch a new oil and gas exploration tender, Oil Minister Tarek El Molla told Gulf Intelligence. The tender will include offshore blocks in the Mediterranean and Nile Delta, as […]

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ITFC

Egypt, ITFC sign $1.1 billion funding agreement to import commodities

Posted: January 16, 2021 at 12:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Ministry of Oil on Wednesday has signed an agreement with the International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC) of the Islamic Development Bank to fund importing of oil commodities and other supplies. The volume of financing allocated for 2021 reached US$ 1.1 billion. The ministry said that the agreement comes as part of a three […]

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Egypt signs Oil & Gas Exploration Agreements worth $1 billion

Posted: January 3, 2021 at 12:55 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt said it signed new agreements involving investment of about $1 billion to search for oil and natural gas in parts of the Mediterranean and Red Sea. The deals are with six international and local companies including Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp., the state-run Middle East News Agency reported Friday, citing a statement from […]

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TransGlobe agrees with EGPC to merge, extend & modernize its Eastern Desert Concessions

Posted: December 7, 2020 at 1:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

TransGlobe Energy Corporation announced it has reached an agreement with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (“EGPC”) to merge the Company’s three existing Eastern Desert concessions (the West Gharib, West Bakr and North West Gharib concessions) into a new modernized concession agreement (the “Merged Concession” or “Agreement”). The Agreement is subject to the usual Egyptian Parliamentary […]

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Egypt’s Cabinet approves three E&P Agreements with Eni, BP, Enpedco

Posted: November 5, 2020 at 12:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Three bills that authorize the Oil Ministry to sign oil exploration contracts earned cabinet signoff. IEOC, Eni’s joint venture with the EGPC, and Russian firm Lukoil will explore and develop the Meleiha concession in the Western Desert, while a second contract between the EGPC and BP for the South Ghareb Offshore concession in the Gulf […]

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Egypt’s Upstream Gateway a quantum leap in attracting investments – Molla

Posted: October 29, 2020 at 1:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, held a meeting with the Executive Committee of the Egypt’s Upstream Gateway (EUG) project to follow up the progress of implementing the project, which is the first of its kind in the Egyptian petroleum industry. The ministry stated Monday that this comes within the framework of the first program […]

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UK

UK companies explore energy opportunities in the Egyptian market

Posted: October 29, 2020 at 1:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

UK-Scottish companies explore business opportunities in Egypt as the country transitions to net zero. The UK Department for International Trade (DIT), in partnership with the Scottish Development International (SDI) organised the first virtual energy event to explore business opportunities for UK-Scottish companies in Egypt’s transition to net zero, as part of UK’s endeavour to support […]

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President Sisi urges Italy’s Eni to expand its Egypt exploration activities

Posted: October 15, 2020 at 1:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi met with a delegation from the oil company Eni in Cairo on Monday, 12 October 2020. The president has ordered the petroleum ministry to promote cooperation with the Italian oil company and overcome any obstacles in this regard. Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi has expressed hope for the expansion of activities […]

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Cabinet

Egypt’s Cabinet ratifies 12 oil & gas agreements worth over $1 billion

Posted: June 22, 2020 at 1:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cabinet has ratified twelve oil and gas agreements the Oil Ministry signed with international companies in February, the ministry said in a statement. Companies including Royal Dutch Shell, Chevron, BP, Total, Noble Energy will invest upwards of USD 1 bn in concession areas in the Mediterranean, the Red Sea, and the Western Desert. The House […]

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