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Eni boosts Zohr gas output with third production unit start-up

Posted: May 10, 2018 at 12:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Zohr Ramp-up: Eni starts up the third production unit. Zohr will produce 1.2 bcfd of gas only a few months after the field’s start-up in December 2017. After a record start-up in less than two and a half years from discovery, production is continuing to ramp up, reaching plateau in 2019. Eni announces the start-up of […]

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Zohr gas production at 900 mmcf/d, to reach 1.2 bcf/d by next week

Posted: May 8, 2018 at 12:41 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Oil Minister Tarek El Molla announced that production from the Zohr gas field has reached 900 mmcf/d after the second and third production units were recently launched, a ministry statement reads. Production is also expected to reach 1.2 bcf/d within the next few days as the units’ output is optimized ahead of Ramadan. Another two […]

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East Mediterranean: How much natural gas are we talking about?

Posted: May 3, 2018 at 1:20 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Quite ceremoniously, and two years after the discovery of the Zohr gas field, the Italian ENI has announced that in 2019, it will put into operation the second gas production plant. “Our recent success strengthens the excellent course of development of the Zohr field, which establishes Egypt’s attempt to stop LNG imports in 2018,” the […]

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Wood Mackenzie: Egypt’s astonishing gas renaissance

Posted: April 30, 2018 at 5:52 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Lessons in attracting upstream investment capital. By Simon Flowers – Chairman and Chief Analyst. Not long ago, Egypt’s gas industry was in crisis. Production fell by a third in the three years to 2015. A top ten LNG exporter in the prior decade, the country had, by then, become a top ten importer. Nearly all […]

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Charles Ellinas: Egypt preparing for a gas-rich future

Posted: April 30, 2018 at 3:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt is determined to drive and manage its rapidly expanding energy sector and ensure that the new liberalised industry and systems are run on international standards, Egypt’s Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla has said. Speaking at the International Gas Union (IGU) Workshop in Cairo on April 19, El Molla said his department would put Egypt […]

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Eni ramps up Zohr gas output with start-up of second production unit

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 9:02 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Zohr Ramp-Up: Eni start-up the second production unit. The latest achievement reinforces the exceptional development path of Zohr, one of Eni’s seven record-breaking projects, which is playing a fundamental role in supporting Egypt’s wish to cease LNG imports in 2018. After a record start-up in less than two and a half years from discovery, production […]

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UAE’s Mubadala prepares for its debut in Egypt’s Oil & Gas market

Posted: April 26, 2018 at 5:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

UAE’s Mubadala looking to acquire 10% Zohr stake next month as it prepares to enter Egyptian market: The Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Petroleum is expected to sign next month the final contracts for its acquisition of a 10% stake in the Zohr gas field from Italy’s Eni, Oil Minister Tarek El Molla said yesterday, Al Shorouk […]

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Eni's IEOC to raise production from Egypt's Zohr gas field to 1.2 bcf/d

Posted: April 18, 2018 at 2:01 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Eni subsidiary IEOC aims to increase gas production from Egypt’s Zohr field to 1.2 billion cubic feet per day (bcf/d) in May, and lift it to 2 bcf/d by the end of 2018, IEOC general manager Fabio Cavanna said on Tuesday. Discovered in 2015 by Eni, the field contains an estimated 30 trillion cubic feet […]

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Acta Marine supports Egypt's Zohr pipe lay ops with DP Multicats

Posted: April 14, 2018 at 6:24 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Acta Marine’s DP Multicats have been called up for duties on the Zohr natural gas project in Egyptian waters for the second year running. The ultra-shallow draft vessels, Coastal Discovery and Coastal Challenger, will be supporting shore-end pipe lay installation activities. “We have four pipe pulling operations planned for the coming months – all taking […]

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Zohr: Egypt’s megaproject holds a lot of promise

Posted: April 14, 2018 at 6:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Offshore Technology Focus: Zohr gas field – Egypt’s megaproject holds a lot of promise. Eni’s Zohr natural gas field began production at the end of 2017, taking advantage of a huge reserve in the Mediterranean Sea. Molly Lempriere asks, could this supergiant turn things around for Egypt’s struggling gas sector and bring the country closer […]

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