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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.

Subsea 7 awarded contract for Egypt’s Atoll field

Subsea 7 has been awarded a substantial contract by Pharaonic Petroleum Company. The contract is to be executed at Atoll field, offshore Egypt, at water depths of over 900 m.

BP signs concession amendments in Egypt, reaches record production in Nooros field

BP announced it has signed with His Excellency the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, Eng. Tarek El Molla, amendments for the Temsah, Ras El Barr and Nile Delta Offshore concessions in Egypt.

Eni, BP boost potential of Baltim South West to 1 Tcf

Eni has upgraded the potential of Baltim South West field to 1 Tcf of gas in place following the results of the Baltim South West 2X appraisal well, which was drilled immediately after the discovery well.

Israel, Egypt said close to accord on natural gas dispute

Israel and Egypt are nearing a compromise that would sweep away a major obstacle to a multi-billion-dollar natural gas deal.

OneSubsea awarded contract for BP's West Nile Delta fields, offshore Egypt

OneSubsea, a Cameron and Schlumberger company, has been awarded a contract from BP Exploration (Delta) Ltd., and partner DEA (Deutsche Erdoel AG), to supply subsea production systems for West Nile Delta Giza/Fayoum and Raven fields, situated offshore Egypt.

Eni successful in first production test of Zohr field

Eni has successfully performed the production test of Zohr 2X, the first appraisal well on the Zohr discovery, in the Shorouk block, offshore Egypt.

Eni completes first appraisal well of Zohr discovery in Egypt

Eni successfully drilled the Nidoco North 1X well, in the exploration prospect of Nooros East, located in the Abu Madi West license, in the Nile Delta, Egypt.