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Shell inks two offshore West Mediterranean agreements with Egypt

Posted: March 23, 2021 at 11:36 am   /   Oil & Gas

Shell inks two offshore agreements with Egypt as it shifts focus to marine production: Shell has signed two new oil and gas exploration agreements with the Oil Ministry in the Herodotus Basin deepwater sector off Egypt’s western Mediterranean coastline, the Dutch company’s Egypt office said in a press release. Shell acquired 67% of the 6.8k […]

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Shell Egypt signs two PSC agreements for Red Sea, West Mediterranean Blocks

Posted: January 4, 2021 at 1:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Dutch Shell has signed two production-sharing contracts (PSC) with the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources in the marine concession areas and deep water in the Red Sea region (Block 3) with an area of 3097 square kilometers, and in the Western Mediterranean region a 30% share of the exploration sector north of Ras Kanayis, […]

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IOCs to begin conducting West Mediterranean seismic surveys in Q4 2020

Posted: August 18, 2020 at 12:51 pm   /   Oil & Gas

International oil and gas players will begin conducting seismic surveys in Egypt’s Western Mediterranean in 4Q2020, Al Shorouk and Masrawy reported yesterday, each citing a source from the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS). An unspecified number of companies will kick off the surveys as soon as the House of Representatives ratifies their exploration agreements, […]

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MEES: Egypt bags all five Supermajors with key West Mediterranean awards

Posted: July 11, 2020 at 11:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Full House: Latest Awards Mean All Five Supermajors Have Signed Up For Egypt’s Virgin West Med Acreage Global exploration pullback? Not in Egypt with Chevron, Shell, Total and BP joining Exxon in bagging key frontier West Mediterranean acreage. Cairo moved closer this week to officially announcing the award of at least six offshore blocks located […]

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Egypt’s House of Representatives approves 12 Oil & Gas E&P Agreements

Posted: July 7, 2020 at 8:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian oil minister, Tarek el Molla, has announced the signing of 12 agreements with international companies for the search for oil and gas in the Red Sea, in the Western Desert and in the exclusive economic zone (EEZ) in the eastern and western Mediterranean with investments up to to a billion dollars and signing […]

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Egypt agrees with five majors on West Mediterranean exploration

Posted: February 16, 2020 at 2:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt agrees with five energy firms on exploration in Mediterranean: minister. Egypt has reached initial agreements with five major energy firms to explore for oil and gas in deep waters in off its western coast on the Mediterranean, the petroleum minister said, the first such deals in that offshore region. The five companies are Royal […]

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Egypt set to award majors seven West Mediterranean offshore blocks

Posted: February 13, 2020 at 2:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Majors set to land frontier offshore Egypt blocks. Cairo administration readies award of seven tracts as part of new exploration push in region. Egypt is on the verge of awarding seven blocks in frontier areas of the western part of its Mediterranean Sea waters to supermajors. (Source: Upstream Online)

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Chevron to be awarded two blocks in Egypt’s Western Mediterranean – MEES

Posted: January 21, 2020 at 4:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Chevron To Bag Egypt West Med Blocks As Bidding Canned: MEES learns that Egypt’s oil ministry has cancelled plans to launch a bid round for eight ‘West Med’ blocks. Twelve months on from first announcing the imminent launch of a bid round for eight Western Mediterranean offshore blocks, MEES learns that Cairo has decided it […]

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Egypt to directly award West Mediterranean O&G exploration rights

Posted: January 20, 2020 at 4:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt will directly award contracts for oil and gas exploration blocks in the Western Mediterranean to companies equipped to drill in deep water, Oil Minister Tarek El Molla told CNBC Arabia. The government plans to offer some concessions through bid rounds, but the priority is to select companies with advanced technology to drill in the […]

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EGAS upcoming Bid Round will include 11 Blocks in Egypt’s West Mediterranean

Posted: October 20, 2019 at 5:05 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The EGAS upcoming Bid Round will include 11 Blocks in Egypt’s Western Mediterranean. Dr. Samir Rasslan, EGAS vice Chairman for Agreements & Explorations announced on the last day of MOC, that the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) will invite Petroleum Exploration Companies for 2020 International Bid Round to explore/exploit for Gas and Crude Oil […]

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