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Ben Pomford

The Maersk Discoverer – Q&A with Ben Pomford, Head of Drilling Solutions

Posted: February 25, 2019 at 11:48 am   /   Oil & Gas

Ben Pomford, Head of Drilling Solutions at Maersk Drilling, spoke to Energy Egypt about the Maersk Discoverer’s operations in Egyptian waters. Q: The Maersk Discoverer is a semi-submersible, deep water, dynamically positioned, dual activity rig. How does this differentiate it from other types of offshore rigs?A: There are three common styles of offshore drilling rigs; […]

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DEA WND

DEA: First Gas from Giza, Fayoum WND fields offshore Egypt

Posted: February 12, 2019 at 9:48 am   /   Oil & Gas

Next milestone at DEA’s West Nile Delta project: First Gas from the Giza and Fayoum fields offshore Egypt. Production start from additional two gas fields in time and below budget. West Nile Delta contributes to DEA’s continuous growth. Maximum rate from Giza and Fayoum of approximately 700 mmscfd expected. DEA and operator BP commenced production […]

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Jan de Nul completes umbilical installation project offshore Egypt

Posted: January 9, 2019 at 4:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Jan De Nul Group has completed the installation and burial of the two main subsea umbilicals for the exploitation of new gas fields in the West Nile Delta concessions, located in the North Alexandria region. Specifically for this project, Jan De Nul Group reconfigured its multi-purpose vessel Willem de Vlamingh for umbilical installation. The two […]

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BP

BP looking to grow in Egypt, will not increase stake in Zohr field

Posted: October 28, 2018 at 2:51 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP CEO Bob Dudley told Reuters on Thursday that BP was looking to grow in Egypt where it is developing the West Nile Delta project. BP had pledged USD 2 billion in new investments in 2019. That said, BP will not raise its stake in Zohr for “capital employment reasons,” Dudley said. The option for […]

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BP

BP: Egypt’s WND Giza, Fayoum fields to produce 400 mmcf/d by end of 2018

Posted: October 16, 2018 at 4:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP will begin production at two of its Egyptian gas fields as part of its West Nile Delta project by the end of 2018, a petroleum ministry statement said on Monday. The fields, Fayoum and Giza, will initially yield around 400 million cubic feet of gas per day, by the end of 2018, the statement […]

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West Nile Delta

Phase 2 of West Nile Delta gas fields to start production in December

Posted: September 26, 2018 at 2:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The second phase of gas production at North Alexandria and West Nile Delta fields will start next December, according to Minister of Petroleum Tarek el-Molla. Molla clarified that production will reach 400 million cubic feet of gas daily at Giza and Fayoum fields, to gradually hit 700 million cubic feet/day. This came during Molla’s periodic […]

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Rosetta

Ministry agrees with partners to speed up development of new gas discoveries

Posted: September 13, 2018 at 2:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Adding 600 mmcf/day by end 2018, says source. The Ministry of Petroleum has agreed with the foreign partners to accelerate the development of the gas projects to link them to national grid before deadlines to turn into an exporting energy and re-fire the Damietta Liquefaction Plant and supply 250 million cubic feet (MMCF) of gas […]

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Hesham Mekawy

BP plans to invest $2 billion in Egypt next year – Mekawi

Posted: September 12, 2018 at 1:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP is planning to invest USD 2 billion in Egypt in 2019, BP North Africa Regional President Hesham Mekawi tells Al Shorouk in an interview. BP Group CEO Bob Dudley had said back in February that the firm was investing USD 1 billion in 2018. Mekawi suggested that BP invested a total of USD 2.5 […]

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Shell

Production at Shell’s West Nile Delta phase 9B gas field to begin in October

Posted: August 4, 2018 at 4:26 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Production of natural gas from two deepwater wells at Shell’s West Nile Delta field 9B in Egypt will begin in the first half of October, the country’s petroleum minister said on Friday. Tarek El Molla said in a statement the whole project, which includes several other wells being dug and linked to production, was set […]

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Subsea 7

Subsea 7 sees further pickup in offshore market

Posted: August 1, 2018 at 3:42 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Subsea 7 has been conducting J-lay and S-lay campaigns in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea for the West Nile Delta Phase Two gas project, the company said in its latest update. The program included in-line installation of three tees. Offshore Saudi Arabia, the company continues pipelay for Saudi Aramco’s Hasbah project and is […]

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