WorldOil EIA: Offshore discoveries in the Mediterranean to increase Egypt’s gas output Natural gas production in Egypt has been in decline, falling from a 2009 peak of 5.8 Bcfd to 3.9 Bcfd in 2016, based on estimates in BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy. The startup of a number of natural gas development projects located offshore in the eastern Mediterranean Sea near Egypt’s northern coast has significantly altered the outlook for the region’s natural gas markets. Eni recieves lease extension for key assets in Egyptian Nile Delta, Western Desert Eni announces that Egyptian Authorities have authorized a new Nile Delta Concession Agreement, allowing a 10-year extension of the Abu Madi West Development Lease (203 km2), where Nooros field is located, and the execution of further exploration activities within El Qar’a Exploration Lease (64 km2). Eni granted new exploration license offshore Egypt Eni announced that a new Concession Agreement, aimed at governing an offshore exploration license in the prolific East Nile Delta basin of the Mediterranean Sea, has received approval by Egyptian authorities. Delek, Noble and Egypt said to put final touches on gas deal The companies developing Israel’s largest natural gas fields and their Egyptian partner have finalized details of a deal that would give them control over a pipeline to Egypt, according to people familiar with the matter, a crucial step that would pave the way for a $15-billion export contract. SDX Energy reports gas discovery at SD-3X, in Egypt's South Disouq SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced that a gas discovery has been made at its SD-3X well in the South Disouq Concession, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest and operator). SDX Energy announces production test results for South Disouq appraisal well SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced that a successful production test has been conducted at its SD-4X appraisal well at South Disouq, Egypt. Eni announces second oil discovery in Egypt's Faghur basin Eni announces a second light oil discovery on the B1-X exploration prospect located in South West Meleiha license, in the Egyptian Western Desert, some 130 km North of the oasis of Siwa. Companies in the news Akofs Offshore has been awarded a contract for light well intervention services, using its 156-m vessel, Akofs Seafarer, for all Equinor-operated licenses, in the period 2020 to 2025. Egypt may have issued last LNG tender, paving way for exports Egypt may have just issued its last LNG tender, setting the stage to resume exports next year. Mubadala Petroleum completes acquisition of 10% interest in Egypt's Shorouk Concession Mubadala Petroleum announces that it has completed the acquisition from Italy’s Eni of a 10% participating interest in the offshore Shorouk Concession in Egypt, which contains the super giant Zohr gas field.