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The heart of global oil exports thrives amid geopolitical tensions

Michele Cowart, World Oil

The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) remain the quintessential oil exporting region, replete with considerable assets and tensions.

Egypt to receive first Israeli gas as early as March

Egypt will begin importing natural gas from Israel under a $15-billion deal as early as March if an undersea pipeline connecting the Mediterranean neighbors is found to be in good condition, moving the country closer to its goal of becoming an energy-exporting hub.

Rising oil bill may erase Egypt's savings from gas milestone

No sooner has Egypt achieved its milestone of regaining self-sufficiency in natural gas than another corner of the energy market threatens to deal a new blow to fragile government finances.

Production capacity increased 25% for Egyptian Zohr project

Production capacity of Zohr project, developed by the consortium of Eni, Rosneft, BP and Mubadala together with the Egyptian oil and gas companies, has been increased by more than 25% to more than 2 Bcfd.

Eni reports gas discovery in the Egyptian Obayed concession

Eni announces a gas discovery in the Egyptian Western Desert. The discovery well has been drilled on the Faramid South exploration prospect located in East Obayed concession, 30 km North-West of the Melehia Concession.

SDX Energy reports successful production test at SD-3X well at South Disouq, Egypt

SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced that a successful production test has been conducted at its SD-3X appraisal well at South Disouq, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest and operator).

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

Michele Cowart, World Oil

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.

SDX Energy reports gas discovery in Egypt's South Disouq Concession

SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced that a gas discovery has been made at its SD-4X well in the South Disouq Concession, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest and operator).

Rockhopper Exploration provides update on operations in Egypt

Rockhopper Exploration, the oil and gas company with key interests in the North Falklands basin and the Greater Mediterranean region, has provided the following operational and corporate update in relation to its Egyptian portfolio.

SDX Energy's Kelvin-1X well disappoints in Egypt

SDX Energy's Kelvin-1X well dissapoints in Egypt

SDX Energy confirms significant discovery in South Disouq, Egypt

SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced the positive results of the well test conducted on the Ibn Yunus 1X well, following the recent conventional natural gas discovery at South Disouq, Egypt