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Eni

Eni awarded five Exploration Licenses in Egypt 2021 Bid Round

Posted: January 15, 2022 at 9:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The licenses are located in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, Western Desert and Gulf of Suez Eni has been awarded five new exploration licenses by the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum. The licenses, four of which as Operator, are in the Egyptian offshore and onshore, and follow the successful participation to the 2021 competitive “Egypt International Bid […]

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Bid Round Result

Egypt announces Results of 2021 International Digital O&G Bid Round: Seven companies awarded eight concessions

Posted: January 3, 2022 at 8:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Seven international companies were awarded exploration and production licenses for eight oil and gas concessions in the Mediterranean, the Western desert, and the Gulf of Suez, with a minimum investment value of c.USD 250 mn, the Oil Ministry said today. The licenses were awarded to Eni, BP, Apex International, Energean, United Energy, INA Naftaplin, and […]

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United

United O&G announces spudding of Al Jahraa-13 development well in Egypt’s Abu Sennan licence

Posted: November 16, 2021 at 3:46 pm   /   Oil & Gas

AIM-listed United Oil & Gas has announced the spudding of the Al Jahraa-13 development (‘AJ-13’) well in the Abu Sennan licence, onshore Egypt. Highlights Drilling of the AJ-13 development well, which will target stacked Upper and Lower Bahariya reservoir targets, has commenced The well will take approx. 65 days to drill and complete and is fully funded from operational cashflow […]

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Eni

Eni makes three new oil & gas discoveries in Egypt’s Western Desert

Posted: October 27, 2021 at 8:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The three new discoveries are estimated to hold about 50Mboe of hydrocarbon reserves. Eni has made three new oil and gas discoveries in Meleiha and South West Meleiha concessions, in the Western Desert of Egypt. According to preliminary estimates, the new discoveries hold about 50 million barrels of oil equivalent (Mboe) of hydrocarbon in place. […]

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Kuwait Energy makes commercial discovery in Abu Sennan license

Posted: October 20, 2021 at 2:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Kuwait Energy Egypt submitted a notice of commercial discovery following production from the AR-C reservoir in the ASX-1X exploration well in the Abu Sennan license, 7 km north of the producing Al Jahraa field in Egypt’s Western Desert, partner United Oil & Gas PLC said in an Oct. 19 release. The well reached a total […]

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Shell

Shell Egypt completes sale of Western Desert assets to Cheiron Petroleum, Cairn Energy

Posted: September 24, 2021 at 2:15 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shell Egypt and Shell Austria, subsidiaries of Royal Dutch Shell, have completed the sale of their upstream assets in Egypt’s Western Desert to a consortium made up of subsidiaries of Cheiron Petroleum Corp and Cairn Energy for a base consideration of US$ 646 million and additional payments of up to US$ 280 million between 2021 and 2024, contingent on the oil price and the […]

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Cairn Energy

Cairn expects to finalize Shell Egypt onshore assets acquisition by end of month

Posted: September 8, 2021 at 1:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Cairn, Cheiron could replace Shell in the Western Desert before the month is out: Cairn Energy and partner Cheiron expect to finalize its takeover of Shell Egypt’s onshore oil and gas assets by the end of September, Cairn said yesterday. The joint acquisition, which will see the assets split 50-50 between the UK-listed company and leading Egyptian […]

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Eni

Eni merges two Western Desert concessions into new Merged Meleiha concession

Posted: June 16, 2021 at 12:47 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni signs for the merging of Meleiha and Meleiha Deep concessions into a new concession called Merged Meleiha in Western Desert Egypt: The agreement will unlock considerable resources while will allow to further exploit region’s gas reserves, strengthening Eni’s role as the largest gas producer in Egypt. Eni has signed an agreement with the Arab […]

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Pharos

Pharos Energy drills production well in Egypt’s Western Desert

Posted: June 13, 2021 at 3:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Pharos Energy PLC drilled a production well in the El Fayum concession in Egypt’s Western Desert. The Batran-1X commitment exploration well was drilled on a fault-bounded and three-way-closed dip prospect 4 km west of the Main Tersa-1X well. The well reached total depth on June 4 and encountered 52 ft (15.85m) of net oil pay […]

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United-Oil-Gas

United O&G announces approval of award of Abu Sennan development lease over ASD-1X discovery

Posted: June 2, 2021 at 2:19 pm   /   Oil & Gas

AIM-listed United Oil & Gas, the growing oil and gas company with a portfolio of production, development, exploration and appraisal assets, has provided an update on the Abu Sennan Licence, onshore Egypt. United holds a 22% non-operating interest in Abu Sennan, which is operated by Kuwait Energy Egypt. Highlights Approval from the Minister of Petroleum of […]

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