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Petroleum Economist: Door still open for East Med-Egypt gas

Posted: November 26, 2017 at 5:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Despite the country’s natural gas sector booming, it could eventually need to import the fuel again. On 14 November, Egypt’s oil minister Tarek El-Molla, told Bloomberg that “Egypt will stop importing liquefied natural gas in 2018 and may eventually export gas”. This statement appeared to signal an end to the prospect of Eastern Mediterranean gas […]

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Wood Mackenzie: Gas mega-projects drive BP’s MENA growth

Posted: November 14, 2017 at 2:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

MENA will constitute 38% of BP’s total production by 2025, compared to 27% currently. As part of the transition to a lower carbon world, gas is becoming an increasingly important component of the majors’ portfolios. Nowhere is this trend more visible than within BP’s Middle East and North Africa (MENA) portfolio. Using the Upstream Company […]

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West Nile Delta Phase 2 gas fields to produce 500-700 mmcf/d by 2018

Posted: November 8, 2017 at 4:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Oil Ministry is expecting the West Nile Delta (WND) gas fields – Giza and Fayoum – to produce 500-700 mmcf/d when they come online by the end of 2018, the ministry said in a statement. More West Nile Delta gas fields to begin production late 2018 The Egyptian minister of petroleum said that natural […]

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Infographic: A global view of gas – in maps and charts (BP Magazine)

Posted: October 26, 2017 at 10:18 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Who are the world’s largest producers and consumers of natural gas? Which countries relied on LNG imports in 2016? How much gas might be extracted in future? From where will future demand come? As BP shifts its portfolio towards gas, alongside quality, advantaged oil projects, BP Magazine looks at the gas world today and how […]

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Giza, Fayoum gas fields to produce 500-700 mmcfd by end of 2018

Posted: September 24, 2017 at 6:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla announced on Friday that natural gas production from Giza and Fayoum fields will reach 500-700 million cubic feet per day (mmcfd) by end of 2018. El-Molla’s statement came during the seventh regular meeting of the committee responsible for the progress of the second phase of the West Nile Delta […]

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Production at Phase II of DEA's West Nile Delta fields to begin in 2018

Posted: August 24, 2017 at 12:38 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Production at the second phase development of the West Nile Delta (WND) fields, which will include the Giza and Fayoum fields, is expected to begin in 2018, Oil Minister Tarek El Molla said on Wednesday. The remarks came during a meeting with Thomas Rappuhn, CEO of Germany’s DEA, which owns a 17.25% share in the […]

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BP on track to bring Egypt's Zohr online by end of 2017

Posted: August 2, 2017 at 3:44 pm   /   Oil & Gas

BP is on track to start up its Juniper project off Trinidad in the coming weeks, and bring Eni’s Zohr online offshore Egypt by the end of 2017. The supermajor was hopeful in its Q2 2017 earnings call, announcing the possibly of having final investment decisions (FID) for additional projects in Gulf of Mexico, Egypt, […]

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El Molla confirms acceleration of West Nile Delta Phase 2

Posted: June 14, 2017 at 4:50 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Petroleum Ministry is committed to start production from phase two of BP’s West Nile Delta (WND) concession ahead of the 2019 scheduled date, Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said, according to Al Masry Al Youm. BP wants to bring the development’s Fayoum and Giza fields on stream end of 2018, with a daily production […]

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Add Energy awarded £1 million West Nile Delta contract with BP in Egypt

Posted: May 30, 2017 at 5:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Add Energy, the international energy consultancy provider, has been awarded a maintenance build contract worth more than £1 million with BP for work on West Nile Delta (WND), a development located just off the north coast of Egypt. The contract, worth almost £1.4 million, will see Add Energy carry out the development of a full […]

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Interview with Hesham Mekawi – Regional President, North Africa, BP, Egypt

Posted: May 24, 2017 at 11:11 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Hesham Mekawi, Regional President, North Africa for BP, discusses the company’s extraordinary investment in Egypt, with one in three upstream dollars globally spent on Egypt, making the Country currently the highest receiver of investment within the group. He also highlights the track record of successful partnership BP has had with Egypt and the total alignment […]

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