Egyptian Authorities granted Eni two exploration blocks onshore Egypt, in the Western Desert and onshore Nile Delta. The first block, ‘South East Siwa’ (Eni 100%), has been assigned within the EGPC 2018 competitive bid round.
Eni announces the start-up of the second production unit (T-1) of the Zohr project, which will increase installed capacity by 400 MMScfd, just 4 months after the field’s start-up.
Sandvik, a developer and producer of advanced stainless steels, special alloys, titanium and other high-performance materials, extensively increased its presence in offshore Egypt in 2016.
Explosives set off along a gas pipeline in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula have forced a shutdown and halted exports to neighboring Israel and Jordan. Reports indicate that eight masked gunmen put a gun to the head of an Egyptian pipeline guard, forcing him to watch as they placed explosives on the line near the town of el-Arish.
Statoil has completed the Kiwi well in Egypt’s El Dabaa License (Block 9) this week and the Discoverer Americas drillship will head back to the US Gulf of Mexico shortly. The exploration well targeted the Kiwi prospect located in the Mediterranean west of the Nile Delta, with a water depth of approximately 2700m at the drill site.
Atlas Copco Specialty Rental and Mainticare Ltd attended the Mediterranean Offshore Conference in Alexandria, Egypt in a joint effort to fulfil O&G customer demands in the Mediterranean area.
Bahrain-based Foulath plans to build 4 iron plants across the region in an attempt to become the main supplier of raw materials to the growing steel industry.
Petrofac, the international oil & gas facilities service provider, has been awarded an additional lump sum EPC scope by Khalda Petroleum Co. (KPC) to build its fourth gas processing train at Salam area in Egypt's Western Desert.
Burullus Gas Company has awarded Technip-Coflexip a contract for subsea facilities for the Sapphire gas field, offshore Egypt.
Apache Corporation announced a 5,103 barrel-per-day oil discovery, the Selkit-1X, on its 2.3-million-acre greater Khalda Concession in Egypt's Western Desert.