http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil ADES wins contract for ADMARINE III jackup with Egypt's GPC http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/16/ades-wins-contract-for-admarine-iii-jackup-with-egypts-gpc ADES International Holding Ltd., the London-listed company providing offshore and onshore oil and gas drilling and production services in the Middle East and Africa through its subsidiaries, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a new contract for its ADMARINE III offshore jackup rig. Eni's giant gas field prompts Egypt to end imports in 2018 http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/15/enis-giant-gas-field-prompts-egypt-to-end-imports-in-2018 Egypt will stop importing liquefied natural gas in 2018 and may eventually export gas after it starts producing this year at the giant Eni SpA-operated Zohr field off the country’s Mediterranean coast, Oil Minister Tarek El-Molla said. ADES, Vantage Drilling form JV to provide deepwater drilling services in Egypt http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/15/ades-vantage-drilling-form-jv-to-provide-deepwater-drilling-services-in-egypt ADES International Holding Ltd., the London-listed company providing offshore and onshore oil and gas drilling and production services in the Middle East and Africa through its subsidiaries, has announced that its subsidiary ADES S.A.E has entered into a long-term joint venture (JV) agreement with a subsidiary of Vantage Drilling International. Fugro welcomes multi-role survey vessel to its fleet http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/13/fugro-welcomes-multi-role-survey-vessel-to-its-fleet The newly named MV Kobi Ruegg has joined Fugro’s vessel fleet and is set to begin her first project in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea. Egypt calls for less LNG in tender as domestic gas boost looms http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/10/20/egypt-calls-for-less-lng-in-tender-as-domestic-gas-boost-looms Egypt is paring down its requests for liquefied natural gas. Regional Report: MENA http://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2017/october-2017/features/regional-report-mena Middle East/North Africa grapples with production cut commitment, despite urge to boost output Rosneft acquires stake in giant Zohr field for $1.125 billion http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/10/10/rosneft-acquires-stake-in-giant-zohr-field-for-1125-billion Rosneft closed the deal to acquire a 30% stake in the concessions agreement for the development of Zohr field, the largest gas field in the Mediterranean Sea, from Italian company Eni S.p.A. Rockhopper Exploration provides Abu Sennan drilling campaign update http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/15/rockhopper-exploration-provides-abu-sennan-drilling-campaign-update Rockhopper Exploration plc, the oil and gas company with key interests in the North Falkland basin and the Greater Mediterranean region, has provided the following update concerning the Abu Sennan drilling concession, onshore Egypt. Egypt moves to end state monopoly of natural gas market http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/8/8/egypt-moves-to-end-state-monopoly-of-natural-gas-market Egypt is opening the door to private participation in its natural gas sector, moving to end the state’s monopoly as it pushes ahead with reforms meant to encourage investment and revive the economy. Saipem secures $900-million contract for EPCI activities at Zohr field http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/7/28/saipem-secures-900-million-contract-for-epci-activities-at-zohr-field Saipem and Petrobel have finalized offshore contract variations worth $900 million for Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) activities in relation to the “Optimized Ramp Up” phase of the giant Zohr field development project, situated in the Mediterranean Sea off the Egyptian coast.