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David Chi

Apache’s investment in Egypt exceeded $1 billion in 2018 – David Chi

Posted: October 28, 2018 at 3:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

David Chi, Vice-President and General Manager of Apache Egypt, said the company’s investments in the Egyptian petroleum sector exceeded USD 1 billion in 2018. In statements to MENA on Thursday on the fringe of a symposium organized by the Egyptian American Chamber of Commerce, Chi said the company is confident in the economic reforms which […]

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TransGlobe Western Desert

TransGlobe starts drilling new well at South Ghazalat concession

Posted: October 25, 2018 at 11:26 am   /   Oil & Gas

TransGlobe Energy announced yesterday that it began drilling for oil at its SGZ 6X exploration well in the South Ghazalat concession in the Western Desert. The company also said that it successfully began production from two wells in West Bakr in the Eastern Desert, with output from each well currently averaging around 800 bpd, exceeding […]

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Lukoil

Lukoil’s CEO hopes for prompt extraction at Meleiha Block in Egypt

Posted: October 21, 2018 at 2:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Russia’s oil giant LUKoil hopes that extraction at the Meleiha Block, which the company is developing jointly with Italy’s Eni and Japan’s Mitsui, will start as soon as the talks with the Egyptian government are finished, LUKoil CEO Vagit Alekperov said on Friday. Russia’s oil giant LUKoil hopes that extraction at the Meleiha Block, which […]

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Faramid

EGAS agrees to purchase gas from Eni’s Faramid at $2.6/MMBtu

Posted: October 18, 2018 at 12:42 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) reportedly agreed to purchase natural gas produced from Eni’s Faramid South asset at USD 2.6/MMBtu, sources from EGAS said. The well, which is in Eni’s East Obayed concession in the Western Desert, has been closed pending Eni reaching an agreement with Royal Dutch Shell over the terms of […]

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NW Sitra

TransGlobe’s NW Sitra exploration well in Western Desert disappoints

Posted: September 26, 2018 at 1:50 pm   /   Oil & Gas

TransGlobe Energy has announced an update on its operations in Egypt. Updates Corporate production during the quarter averaged 14.8 MBoepd in July, 13.5 MBoepd in August and 14.4 MBoepd to date in September. Received proceeds of $59 million during the third quarter for cargos lifted in June and July. Drilled and preparing to abandon NW […]

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MOP-Abu Sennan

Egypt signs $10 mn E&P agreement with Rockhopper, Kuwait Energy, Dover

Posted: September 16, 2018 at 3:16 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation EGPC signed a USD 10 million agreement with British Rockhopper Exploration, Kuwait Energy and Canada’s Dover Corporation for oil and gas exploration in the Abu Sennan concession in the Western Desert, according to an Oil Ministry statement on Saturday. The agreement entails the drilling of four wells and includes a […]

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IPR

IPR executing its largest drilling, operational campaign in Egypt

Posted: September 5, 2018 at 1:17 pm   /   Oil & Gas

IPR Drilling Away in Egypt: US independent IPR Energy Group continues to execute its largest drilling and operational campaign since entering the upstream sector in Egypt in 1993, with the drilling of 25 of 40 planned wells during the first half of 2018. According to the company this pace of activity will continue through the balance […]

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Faramid

Eni announces new gas discovery in Egypt’s Western Desert

Posted: August 31, 2018 at 2:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni announces a gas discovery in the Egyptian Obayed concession located in the Egyptian Western Desert. Eni has started the studies to develop these relevant gas reserves that, together with the gas potential of the Melehia Concession, can contribute to increase the country gas production. The discovery well has been drilled on the Faramid South […]

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Shell Obaiyed

Eni in talks to link Western Desert well with Shell’s Obaiyed gas plant

Posted: August 29, 2018 at 2:37 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni said to be in talks with Shell to connect Western Desert well with processing plant in Obaiyed Italian oil and gas giant Eni is reportedly in talks with Royal Dutch Shell to begin pumping a daily 23 million cubic feet of gas a well in its Western Desert concession to the company’s processing plant […]

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PM Eni

Egypt’s PM, Eni’s CEO discuss future of oil & gas discoveries

Posted: August 29, 2018 at 2:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

PM Mostafa Madbouly and Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi discuss future of oil and gas discoveries in the country. Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly held a meeting on Tuesday with Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi on the future of oil and gas discoveries in Egypt, state agency MENA reported. During the meeting, Madbouly expressed his appreciation for the […]

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