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Shell planning for new deepwater drilling offshore Egypt

Posted: April 18, 2018 at 2:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

As Shell steps up operations in Egypt, it is now also planning new deep-water exploration. Shell is ramping up in Egypt: Royal Dutch Shell PLC is planning new drilling in the deep-water offshore Egypt, as the oil major expands its operations in the country. The deep-water drill plans were revealed at a news conference, and, […]

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DEA to invest $500 million in Egypt, boosting oil & gas production

Posted: February 12, 2018 at 9:42 pm   /   Oil & Gas

DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG announces a significant increase of production from its oil fields in the Gulf of Suez and from the Disouq gas fields in the Onshore Nile Delta. The next phase of the West Nile Delta (WND) development is intended to contribute to the company’s target. DEA plans to invest about 500 million […]

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Egypt is the site of two of BP's major projects in 2018

Posted: February 4, 2018 at 4:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP released its list of major upstream projects it will deliver this year, following its successful start up of seven major projects in 2017. Of the five listed for 2018, two are located in North Africa, specifically in Egypt. David O’Connor, head of the global projects organization and the man responsible for developments was asked […]

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Five projects achieving Egypt's natural gas self-sufficiency in 2018

Posted: January 30, 2018 at 3:35 pm   /   Oil & Gas

List includes first phase of Zohr, North Alexandria. The Ministry of Petroleum aims to increase its production of natural gas by working to make five gas projects operational, on top of which comes the completion of Zohr gas field’s first phase and beginning the second phase of the Northern Alexandria West Delta deep field. The […]

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In a word: BP's major projects for 2018 in Egypt (BP Magazine)

Posted: January 26, 2018 at 7:54 pm   /   Oil & Gas

This year, BP is set to deliver two upstream major projects in Egypt, following on from two successful start-ups in 2017. BP Magazine asks the leader responsible for all the developments – David O’Connor, head of the global projects organization – to describe each one in a single adjective. ‘Stunning’ – Atoll Phase 1 Fact […]

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Cable seal firm Roxtec secures role on BP's West Nile Delta gas project

Posted: January 14, 2018 at 1:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cable seal manufacturer Roxtec has secured a prestigious role on the BP West Nile Delta international project involving gas production in Egypt. Roxtec UK managing director Clive Sharp said the firm has supplied a range of specialist transits to secure cable entries, building wall penetrations and onshore facilities across the site. The West Nile Delta […]

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DEA eyes increasing investment in Disouq, Gulf of Suez

Posted: January 10, 2018 at 5:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Germany’s DEA Group planned to pump more investments in Gulf of Suez and Disouq regions in Egypt, CEO of the group Maria Moraeus Hanssen said Wednesday. In a meeting with Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla, Hanssen stated that Egypt is now an attractive investment destination especially after latest gas production from new fields, such as […]

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Zohr: Towards Egypt's self-sufficiency in gas?

Posted: January 9, 2018 at 3:40 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A look at the potential of the local gas sector in the wake of the Zohr Field starting production in December. Egypt’s Zohr Field, the largest offshore natural gas field in the Mediterranean, started production on 16 December. It could prove to be a permanent remedy to Egypt’s power needs and bring it closer to […]

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Middle East LNG demand set to decrease as Egypt becomes more self sufficient

Posted: January 8, 2018 at 2:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt could become a net exporter of energy again as it ramps up production from the Zohr gasfield. Middle East imports of liquefied natural gas are set to decrease as Egypt becomes more self sufficient, but the Arabian Gulf region will need more of the fuel amid a gas deficiency in several states. Egypt could […]

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Egypt’s super-giant Zohr gas field begins production, completing BP’s 2017 major project start-ups

Posted: December 20, 2017 at 4:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP today confirmed that production has started from the super-giant Zohr gas field, offshore Egypt. The field is operated by Eni, through its joint venture with The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), and is the largest natural gas discovery yet to be made in the Mediterranean Sea. Delivery of first gas from Zohr completes BP’s […]

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