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Egypt reportedly considering new LNG facility in Sinai for Asian exports

Posted: July 29, 2019 at 3:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian and Israeli authorities are reportedly considering building a USD 15 bn natural gas liquefaction facility on the Red Sea coast in Sinai to drive liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports into Asia from both countries, sources told Israeli business news publication Globes. The facility would eliminate the need for LNG vessels taking off from either […]

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Red Sea

TGS provides update on Egypt’s Offshore Red Sea 3D Seismic Survey

Posted: July 26, 2019 at 11:58 pm   /   Oil & Gas

TGS progressing multiple 3D basin-wide surveys: TGS has provided updates on its current offshore geoscience campaigns. During 2Q, the company continued its SeaSeep project in the MSGBC basin off northwest Africa. This will cover around 113,500 sq km (43,822 sq mi) and will incorporate around 230 cores from the seabed, located based on multi-beam backscatter […]

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Egypt extends deadline for Red Sea Offshore Bid Round to September

Posted: July 22, 2019 at 3:07 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) announced the extension of the closing date of its Offshore Red Sea Oil & Gas Exploration Bid Round till mid-September. The Offshore Red Sea Bid Round (O.R.S.B.R 2019) includes ten (10) Exploration Blocks in the Economic Water of the Red Sea as shown in the map. The […]

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KS Drilling lands $2.5 million contract in Egypt for KS Medstar-1 jack-up rig

Posted: June 30, 2019 at 1:44 am   /   Oil & Gas

Singapore-listed drilling company KS Drilling has managed to find work for its KS Medstar-1 offshore drilling rig in Egypt. The jack-up drilling rig, built in 1980 and upgraded in 2011, will begin work in the third quarter of 2019, an will earn $2.5 million in total. KS Drilling did not say who the client was. […]

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Total considers expanding exploration in West Mediterranean, Red Sea

Posted: June 16, 2019 at 1:23 pm   /   Oil & Gas

French energy giant Total is considering bidding for new oil and gas exploration concessions in Egypt’s Mediterranean and Red Sea territories, chairman and CEO Patrick Pouyanne told Oil Minister Tarek El Molla in a meeting yesterday, Al Shorouk reports. The company is also looking at increasing investments in expanding fuel stations and fuel transportation. (Source: Enterprise.press)

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Red Sea

August cut-off point for Egypt’s Red Sea Offshore Bid Round

Posted: May 11, 2019 at 10:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources is offering 10 exploration blocks in the Red Sea close to established hydrocarbon production. Closing date for submission of bids is Aug. 1. TGS is supporting the licensing round by making available the following data: 10,318 km (6,411 mi) of Red Sea ’18 (RS18) 2D long-offset broadband seismic, PSTM/PSDM) >16,500 […]

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Egypt launches 2019 Bid Round for Red Sea Oil & Gas Exploration

Posted: March 10, 2019 at 2:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources of Egypt (M.O.P) invite international qualified and interested companies having the technical and financial capabilities for an International Bid Round to explore and exploit oil and gas in offshore Egyptian Red Sea based on PRODUCTION SHARING AGREEMENT (P.S.A). South Valley Egyptian Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) is the entity […]

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Siemens Gamesa acquires 97% of wind energy market share in Egypt

Posted: December 8, 2018 at 2:02 pm   /   Renewables

Siemens Gamesa Renewable: The largest wind energy company in Egypt. The company acquires 97% of the market share of wind energy in Egypt and 53% in Africa. Gabel El Zayt and Zaafarana are the largest projects in the Egyptian market and the company contributes 986 MW of wind energy in Egypt to date. Siemens is […]

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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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Seabed, ARGAS to acquire Red Sea 3D data for Saudi Aramco

Posted: November 8, 2018 at 1:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Seabed Geosolutions and ARGAS will conduct a 3D ocean bottom node survey in the Red Sea. This will involve acquiring and processing 3D data over a large area in various water depths, using Seabed’s 4C Manta ocean bottom nodes and ROV deployment system in deep waters and node-on-a-wire system in shallower areas. The program should […]

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