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Egypt, Shell sign agreement for the development of JV Bapetco

Posted: February 16, 2018 at 3:22 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has signed an agreement with Shell Egypt to develop Badr El Din Petroleum Company (Bapetco). The deal has been inked by both head of EGPC and chairman of Shell Egypt Gasser Hantar, according to the petroleum ministry’s statement. This initiative came as part of the petroleum sector’s strategy to maximise the […]

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Shell in talks with Ministry to increase its share of Phase 9B gas production

Posted: December 19, 2017 at 9:38 am   /   Oil & Gas

Shell has apparently entered talks with the Oil Ministry to increase its share of gas produced to offset their investment costs from Phase 9B of the West Delta Deep Marine Concession, government sources tell Al Borsa. The company is looking to recoup the investment costs of developing the concession sooner, they added. The company plans […]

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Fugro survey vessel joins fleet to begin Zohr field work

Posted: November 14, 2017 at 3:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Fugro’s newly named MV Kobi Ruegg has joined the company’s vessel fleet and is set to begin her first project in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea. Working on behalf of Saipem, Fugro will deploy its large diameter piston core system to collect soil samples in the Zohr gas field; geophysical surveys for Pico […]

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Drilling at Shell’s Phase 9B a “matter of time” – EGAS

Posted: November 2, 2017 at 8:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Starting drilling in Shell’s Phase 9B wells is a matter of time, a source at EGAS told Al Mal. The source says preparations for drilling are underway, but that they have not begun yet. The project, which involves the drilling of eight new wells to add capacity of 387 mmcf/d. BG Egypt, before being acquired […]

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Cyprus working extensively to export its natural gas to Egypt

Posted: November 2, 2017 at 8:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cyprus Hydrocarbon Company (CHC) is working “intensively” towards making gas exports to Egypt possible, General Manager Panos Kelamis told Cyprus Mail. “We want to clinch an agreement, because this would be an agreement for 15-20 years that will offer Cyprus the maximum … We definitely want to go to Egypt, but we have certainly looked […]

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Shell plans on drilling 63 wells in Egypt's Western Desert in 2018

Posted: October 13, 2017 at 4:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Royal Dutch Shell planned to drill 63 wells in Egypt in 2018 at different geological structures in the Western Desert, Shell’s Upstream International Director Andrew Brown announced Thursday. “This targets increasing oil and gas production volume in the Western Desert,” Brown added. In a Thursday meeting with Prime Minister Sherif Ismail and Minister of Petroleum […]

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Vallourec signs gas wells tubular solutions contract with BAPETCO, a Shell JV in Egypt

Posted: September 24, 2017 at 7:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Vallourec has signed a contract with Badr El Din Petroleum Company (BAPETCO), a joint venture between Shell and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC). Vallourec has signed a contract with Badr El Din Petroleum Company (BAPETCO), a joint venture between Shell and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation. This agreement concerns the supply of tubular solutions […]

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Gasser Hanter: Shell positioning itself as Egypt’s preferred future partner

Posted: September 19, 2017 at 4:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Apollonia project can boost Egypt’s unconventional oil/gas exploration and production. In the wake of the ongoing economic reform programme adopted by the authorities and the plans to transform Egypt into a major energy hub, Daily News Egypt sat with Gasser Hanter, Vice President Upstream, Country Chair & Managing Director of Shell Egypt, which is […]

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OilPrice: New agreements shake up Egypt’s oil & gas market

Posted: September 6, 2017 at 5:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The latest agreements signed by the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum has caused recovery in Egypt’s oil and gas sector, world’s leading magazine OilPrice said in a Monday report. The new contracts will be the start of a wide-range campaign to revive the sector, which was hampered over the past few years, OilPrice added. Last week, […]

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Production from Shell's Burullus gas fields rises to 526 mmcf/d in past year

Posted: September 5, 2017 at 2:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Production from Shell’s Burullus concession increased to 526 mmcf/d and over 6,000 bbl of condensates last year, Chairman of Shell JVs Rashpetco and Burullus Hisham Al Attar said, according to a statement from the Oil Ministry. Al Attar says that design and manufacturing works have been contracted on the West Delta Deep Marine Phase 9b […]

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