Egypt

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February 23, 2023
The MoU includes methane and decarbonization study tours and workshops for MOPMR employees at Chevron facilities in the U.S. and other locations, to build awareness of methane control technologies, measurement practices and projects to effectively reduce carbon emissions.
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February 16, 2023
The study will focus on the decarbonization of the LNG terminal in IDKU operated by Shell through capturing and storing the carbon dioxide in a depleted reservoir in the Abu Qir offshore concession operated by Energean.
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February 15, 2023
Egypt's two LNG terminals on the Mediterranean coast are designed to ship 12 million tons annually, but reaching those levels will depend on Egypt pumping more gas and receiving more flows from Israel.
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February 10, 2023
According to the international shallow water offshore drilling contractor, the contract extension is in “direct continuation” of its current term with Gempetrco for work in in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez.
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January 16, 2023
The Nargis-1 well has encountered approximately 200 net ft. of Miocene and Oligocene gas-bearing sandstones and was drilled in 1,014 ft. of water by the Stena Forth drillship. The discovery can be developed leveraging the proximity to Eni’s existing facilities.
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January 10, 2023
Apex acquired all of IEOC’s interests in the Ras Qattara, West El Razzak and East Kanayis concessions. Apex will acquire the West Abu Gharadig concession following an extension and will become the operator of each through Farah Petroleum Company.
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December 15, 2022
TAG Oil has chosen the BED 1-7 vertical well for its first re-completion and evaluation operations in BED-1. The data collected from BED 1-7 and incorporated into the modeling studies will help facilitate plans for drilling the first horizontal ARF well in BED-1.
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June 02, 2022
African hydrocarbon producing countries are increasing oil and gas licensing rounds to be able to stabilize supply of hydrocarbons in years to come to meet growing energy demand as output in legacy projects declines.
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May 09, 2022
Apex International Energy announced the Fajr-8 development well was tested at a daily rate of 2,440 barrels of oil and negligible water.
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April 13, 2022
Eni SpA signed a framework agreement to boost flows of liquefied natural gas from Egypt to Italy, as European nations step up efforts to wean themselves off Russian energy in the wake of Moscow’s attack on Ukraine.
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February 2022
Every region will post an increase, led by the Middle East, the Americas, Africa and the FSU. Offshore activity will grow at about the same pace as onshore drilling.
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December 27, 2021
APA Corp. and its Chinese partner in an Egyptian oil project will recover almost $900 million in prior investments under a new drilling contract with the North African nation. APA was the day’s best performer in the S&P 500 Index.
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September 2021
Offshore resurgence underway
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June 03, 2021
Whichever company wins would partner with Egypt’s sovereign wealth fund in taking joint full ownership of Wataniya Petroleum, a fuel distribution firm that has more than 200 filling stations and is run by the North African nation’s military.
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April 05, 2021
Imports jumped 5.8% in March from a year earlier, the biggest increase since March 2020. Demand for the fuel used in heating and power generation had been steadily growing before Covid-19, as nations shift away from coal-fired power over climate concerns.
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March 29, 2021
The Ever Given is now fully afloat, the Suez Canal Authority said in a statement. Tug boats hauled the giant vessel away from the side of the waterway, where it had been lodged since last Tuesday.
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March 25, 2021
While the Suez blockage is complicating trade, a long-term realignment of global crude flows has seen westbound shipments from Persian Gulf producers fall, limiting the impact on oil prices.
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March 25, 2021
Work to re-float the Ever Given and free up oceangoing carriers hauling almost $10 billion of oil and consumer goods continued without success on Thursday in Egypt. The Suez Canal Authority has temporarily suspended traffic along the waterway.
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March 09, 2021
The deal consists of Shell’s interest in 13 onshore concessions and in Badr El-Din Petroleum Co. The U.K.’s Cairn, together with Cairo-based Cheiron Petroleum Corp., will buy the assets for $646 million and make additional payments of as much as $280 million by 2024, “contingent on the oil price and the results of further exploration."
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February 20, 2021
The announcement comes as nations in the eastern Mediterranean ramp up investments in offshore gas fields. Egypt is seeking to become a major hub for exporting LNG to Europe, where demand is growing as governments transition from dirtier fossil fuels such as coal and oil.
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February 17, 2021
“Egypt is in the process of launching the Egypt Upstream Gateway, a digital subsurface platform that will act as an up-to-date repository of the country’s subsurface data,” said H.E. Eng. Tarek El-Molla, minister of petroleum and mineral resources, Egypt.
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