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Eni Drills SWM-A-6X well in the Egyptian Faghur basin

Eni has announced the discovery of new oil resources in the Western Desert of Egypt with a new exploration well in the South West Meleiha Concession. Production in the Concession started just one year ago and is now in excess of 12,000 bopd. According to Eni, it was successful drilling of the SWM-A-6X well, in the […]

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TOTAL DISCOVERS GAS IN SHALLOW WATERS OFF EGYPT

Total, bp and Eni (as the Operator) have made a gas discovery with the Bashrush well on the North El Hammad license, located eleven kilometers off the Egyptian coast. The well encountered 102 meters net gas pay in high quality sandstones of the Abu Madi formation. A production test was conducted with flow rates of […]

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The Trio-Carlyle, Cairn-backed consortium, Dragon Oil Gunning for Shell Egypt onshore assets

A Private equity firm Carlyle Group and a consortium backed by Cairn Energy are in the running to acquire Shell’s onshore assets in Egypt, Reuter’s reports, citing two sources with knowledge of the matter. Previous reports had indicated that Cairn Energy was part of a consortium that initially included Cheiron and Pharos Energy, until Pharos withdrew from the […]

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Gulf Energy acquires stakes in North West Gemsa Licence off Egypt

SDX Energy Plc the MENA-focused oil and gas company, has announced that it has disposed of its 50% working interest in the North West Gemsa licence, situated in the Eastern Desert of Egypt. The purchaser, Gulf Energy, a private Egyptian oil and gas company, has paid US$3.0 million in consideration for the Company’s interest, of which US$1.4 million has been […]

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Eni discovers Gas in the Mediterranean Sea offshore Egypt

Eni have successfully drilled the first exploration well in the North El Hammad license, in the conventional Egyptian waters of the Nile Delta, on the prospect called Bashrush. The discovery further extends to the west the gas potential of the Abu Madi formation reservoirs discovered and produced from the so-called “Great Nooros Area”. The new […]

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PetroGulf Misr Achieves First Oil in Southern Gulf of Suez off Egypt

Cheiron announces that the GNN-4 well, which was drilled to appraise the recent GNN oil discovery, has been completed and successfully tested at initial rates of over 2,000 bopd.  The well was drilled as a high angle wellbore from the existing Geisum D platform and has been placed on long term production using the existing […]

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United Oil & Gas PLC Announces Abu Sennan Reserves Upgrade, Production Update

United Oil & Gas Plc (UOG)  a global oil and gas exploration, development and production company, is pleased to announce a production on the Abu Sennan concession oilfield off Egypt in which UOG holds a 22% working interest. This includes a production update covering the first half of June and the results of an Independent Reserves Report […]

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Egypt announces new Oil discovery in South of Suez Gulf

The Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum has announced achieving a petroleum discovery in the offshore Geisum concession in the south of the Gulf of Suez with shallow waters. The Ministry clarified that the new discovery comes with an initial production rate of 2,000 barrels per day of crude oil, and it is estimated that there are […]

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United Oil & Gas provides update on Abu Sennan ASH-2 well and Rockhopper acquisition timetable

United Oil & Gas has provided Uan update on the proposed acquisition of Rockhopper Egypt from Rockhopper Exploration. Rockhopper Egypt holds a 22% nonoperating interest in the producing Abu Sennan concession, onshore Egypt This update provides further detail regarding the ASH-2 well which was recently drilled at Abu Sennan, current production at Abu Sennan and […]

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Egypt, Italy Sign EPC Contract Worth $2.5 billion

The Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, and the Italian Ambassador to Egypt, Giampaolo Cantini, witnessed the signing of Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for establishing a Mazut Hydro-cracking Complex in Upper Egypt, according to a press release. The contract was signed by the Head of Assiut National Oil Processing Company […]

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