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UTEC secures contract win with Saipem for support of Zohr field

UTEC, a leading global survey company in subsea services group Acteon, has been awarded a contract with world leading subsea construction company Saipem to support its operations as part of the Zohr Field Development Project.

Aquaterra Sea Swift platform installed and operating in Egypt

Aquaterra Energy, a leading global offshore engineering solutions provider, has designed, fabricated and installed a new Sea Swift platform for PICO Petroleum Integrated Services, the lead contractor for Amal Petroleum Company’s (AMAPETCO) Amal field in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt.

Add Energy awarded £1-million contract with BP in Egypt

Add Energy, the international energy consultancy provider, has been awarded a maintenance build contract worth more than £1 million with BP for work on West Nile Delta (WND), a development located just off the north coast of Egypt.

SDX Energy announces well test results at South Disouq discovery

SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to announce the results of the well test conducted on the SD-1X well following the recent natural gas discovery at South Disouq, Egypt.

BP starts production at West Nile Delta, eight months ahead of schedule

BP today announced that it has started gas production from the first two fields, Taurus and Libra, of the West Nile Delta development in Egypt.

Rockhopper Exploration commences Abu Sennan drilling campaign in Egypt

Rockhopper Exploration, the oil and gas company with key interests in the North Falkland basin and the Greater Mediterranean region, has announced the commencement of the 2017 drilling campaign on the Abu Sennan Concession in Egypt, in which the Company has a 22% working interest.

SDX Energy strikes pay at South Disouq concession in Egypt

SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, announced that drilling on the carried SD-1X well at its South Disouq concession, where it hold s a 55% equity interest and is operator in the Nile Delta area of Egypt has reached its first target depth.

BP hits third gas discovery in North Damietta Concession, East Nile Delta, Egypt

BP announced another gas discovery in the North Damietta Offshore Concession in the East Nile Delta, Egypt.

SDX Energy commences drilling at South Disouq, Egypt

SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced the commencement of drilling operations on the SD-1X well at its South Disouq concession in the Nile Delta area of Egypt.

Eni, BP pouring more investment into Egypt than anywhere else

Eni SpA will start producing from the giant Zohr natural gas field off Egypt’s Mediterranean coast by the end of 2017 and plans to invest $10 billion in the North African country over the next five years, CEO Claudio Descalzi said.

Eni and BP complete 10% sale of Shorouk, offshore Egypt

Eni’s CEO, Claudio Descalzi, Bob Dudley, CEO of BP, and the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, Tarek El Molla signed a deed completing the sale to BP of a 10% stake in the Shorouk concession, offshore Egypt.

Egypt said to seek LNG as BP, Eni gas flow to restore exports

Egypt plans to import as many as 108 cargoes of liquefied natural gas this year as the country prepares to start producing at two gas fields and move closer to its goal of self-sufficiency and even exports by 2019.

With 2019 export goals, exploration in Egypt picks up

Egypt may announce new discoveries of natural gas by the second half of this year, Oil Minister Tarek El Molla said, bringing it closer to its goal of self-sufficiency by 2019.

Egyptian gas market sees seasonal surplus, says Wood Mac

Egypt's gas market is poised to undergo profound changes in the next five years, and these could have an impact on the global LNG market, seeing Egypt position itself as a prominent seasonal player, research from global natural resources consultancy Wood Mackenzie shows.

Packers Plus frac system cuts costs/saves time for an operator in Egypt

Packers Plus Energy Services worked with an operator in Egypt to complete a 6-stage StackFRAC system using the drillable closeable (DC) FracPORT sleeve in a short timeframe.

Eni sells 30% stake in Shorouk concession, offshore Egypt, to Rosneft

Eni has agreed to sell Rosneft a 30% participating interest in the Shourouk concession, offshore Egypt, in the supergiant Zohr gas field. Eni, through its subsidiary IEOC, holds a 90% stake in the block after selling 10% interest to BP in Nov. 2016.

Apex International Energy awarded first blocks in Egypt

Apex International Energy, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Egypt, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded Blocks 8 and 9 by the Egyptian General Petroleum Company (EGPC) from their 2016 Bid Round.

BP farms into Eni’s supergiant Zohr gas field offshore Egypt

BP has agreed to buy from Eni a 10% interest in Egypt's Shorouk concession, which contains the supergiant Zohr gas field, for $375 million.

Kuwait said to renew contract to supply crude oil to Egypt

Kuwait renewed a contract to supply Egypt with crude oil for the next three years, according to a senior Kuwaiti government official, who said the shipments are not intended to make up for the loss of Saudi fuel shipments to the North African country.

Saudi Aramco halts Egypt’s oil supplies until further notice

Saudi Arabian Oil Co. halted shipments of oil products to Egypt indefinitely, Egyptian Oil Minister Tarek El-Molla said, forcing the Arab world’s most populous nation to buy fuels on world markets at higher cost.