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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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Apache

Apache to increase its annual exploration investment in Egypt to $1 billion

Posted: August 26, 2018 at 1:06 pm   /   Oil & Gas

U.S. corporation Apache announced plans to increase its annual oil and natural gas exploration investment in Egypt to about 1 billion U.S. dollars, the Egyptian Petroleum Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. Apache CEO John Christmann said following a meeting with Egypt’s Petroleum Minister Tarek al-Molla that his company’s move “reflects the importance of […]

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Eni

Eni signs lease extension for key assets in Egypt’s Nile Delta, Western Desert

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 9:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

A new Nile Delta Concession Agreement allowing a ten-year extension of the Abu Madi West Development Lease, where the Nooros field is located, and a five-year extension of the Ras Qattara Concession Agreement approved. Eni announces that Egyptian Authorities have authorized a new Nile Delta Concession Agreement allowing a ten-year extension of the Abu Madi […]

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MOP-Eni-BP

Egypt signs 3 Oil & Gas exploration agreements worth $139.2 million

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 9:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek el-Molla signed three new oil agreements for the exploration of oil and natural gas in the Mediterranean, Western Desert and Nile Delta regions with investments of $139.2 million. The minister also signed grants of $55 million for drilling 15 new wells, an official statement revealed. The first agreement […]

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Eni

Eni plans to start production at South West Meleiha in 3-6 months

Posted: July 25, 2018 at 2:24 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni plans to begin production on the South West Meleiha concession in the Western Desert’s Faghur Basin in three to six months time, Oil Ministry sources tell Al Shorouk. The company plans to drill the third exploratory well of the concession before the end of 3Q2018, said the source. Earlier this month, Eni announced that […]

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Apache Signing

Apache signs $39 million deal to drill 7 wells in Egypt’s East Bahariya

Posted: July 21, 2018 at 1:44 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The Petroleum Ministry announced Wednesday that a new agreement to drill seven oil wells in the East Bahariya concession in the Western Desert was signed, with 9-million-dollar investments and a signature grant worth 30 million dollars. The agreement was signed by CEO of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) Abed Ezz el Regal and Apache […]

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NW Sitra

TransGlobe comes up dry at NW Sitra wildcat in Egypt’s Western Desert

Posted: July 21, 2018 at 1:32 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Canadian junior fails to find hydrocarbons at latest well, but third rig mobilised for further drilling. TransGlobe Energy has come up dry at a wildcat on its North West Sitra concession in Egypt’s Western Desert. TransGlobe Energy Corporation Announces Operations Update Corporate production averaged approximately 14.9 MBoepd during June Received net proceeds of $27.2 million […]

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SW Meleiha

Eni announces second oil discovery at Faghur Basin in Egypt’s Western Desert

Posted: July 9, 2018 at 3:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The discovery confirms the high potential of deep geological sequences of the Faghur Basin. Eni announces a second light oil discovery on the B1-X exploration prospect located in South West Meleiha license, in the Egyptian Western Desert, some 130 Km North of the oasis of Siwa. The well is the second one drilled by Eni […]

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