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Video: Fossil fuel hope found in Egypt – Claudio Descalzi visits Port Said gas plant project (FT)

Posted: March 1, 2017 at 5:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The FT’s energy editor Andrew Ward on the geopolitical and business significance of the newly discovered Zohr gas field in the Mediterranean. (Source: Financial Times)

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How Eni bet big and won big on Natural Gas off Egypt

Posted: October 19, 2016 at 1:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A drilling ship working about 120 miles off the Egyptian coast for Eni, the Italian oil company based here, bored into a giant trove of natural gas in July 2015 that turned out to be the largest discovery ever in the Mediterranean Sea and by far the largest by the global petroleum industry that year. […]

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Saipem’s Castoro Sei pipelayer platform for Zohr work docks at Limassol, staying six months

Posted: August 1, 2016 at 8:24 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Saipem’s pipelayer Castoro Sei (Beaver Six) was fully ensconced at Limassol port on Sunday before starting work on underwater pipelines for Egypt’s giant Zohr gasfield. The Zohr gas field was discovered by Eni in August 2015, using the drillship Saipem 10000, which is still operating in the area. The ‘floating factory’ Castoro Sei will remain […]

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Zohr's second well indicators revealed larger gas reserves – EGAS source

Posted: July 11, 2016 at 9:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The primary indicators of Zohr field’s second well, developed by Italian company Eni, show an increase in gas reserves owing to the discovery of a gas-carrying layer that is larger than that found in the first well. These results indicate an increase in production to 250m cubic feet per day compared to the initial test […]

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EGAS announces completion of drilling of fourth well in Egypt's giant Zohr gas field

Posted: July 4, 2016 at 4:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company – EGAS finished drilling fourth well in Zohr gas field in Mediterranean Sea, Chairman Mohamed El Masry said Saturday. EGAS is committed to the determined drilling schedule of the Italian oil company Eni, the head stated. He added that finishing drilling works at the fourth well is set to accelerate […]

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Eni plans a further exploration well at Zohr to target deeper horizon

Posted: May 5, 2016 at 8:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni plans a further exploration well at Zohr to target deeper horizon identified on seismic data. Eni was awarded the Shorouk Offshore licence in January 2014 as part of the 2012 EGAS licensing round. The acreage had previously been part of the large NEMED block, operated by Shell. Shell shot 7,183 km2 of 3D seismic […]

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Video: Saipem 10000 – Interviews

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 6:56 pm   /   Oil & Gas

These video interviews were conducted towards the end of 2015 while the Saipem 10000 was at the port of Genova for maintenance and upgrading works, prior to leaving for operations in Egypt. (Source: Saipem)

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The Saipem 10000 drillship arrives at Zohr-2 well location

Posted: December 31, 2015 at 3:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The giant drilling vessel Saipem 10000 arrived at the site of Zohr-2 well to start drilling operations, announced Eng. Tarek El-Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources. Eng. El-Molla made his announcement as he chaired Petrobel’s General Assembly Meeting. The Saipem 10000 is a 5th generation ultra deepwater drillship, designed and built by Samsung Heavy […]

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