Egypt News


Shelf Drilling Nets One-Year Rig Deal in Egypt

Mar 09, 2020

Jack-up drilling leasing company Shelf Drilling has won a contract extension for one of its offshore drilling units in Egypt.The drilling contractor said Monday it had won a one-year contract extension for the Trident 16 jack-up rig. The contract will be in direct continuation of its current term with Belayim Petroleum Company ('Petrobel') for operations in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt. The Trident 16 has been working with Petrobel in Belayim fields since 2015…

Maersk Drilling Scores One-Well Rig Deal in Egypt

Mar 03, 2020

Danish offshore drilling contractor Maersk Drilling has secured a one-well contract for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Discoverer offshore Egypt with an unnamed client.The contract has an estimated duration of 21 days and is expected to start in March 2020…

Egypt: Vantage Drilling to Train Local Workforce

Feb 14, 2020

Vantage Drilling has signed an agreement in Egypt to train local workforce in the space of offshore drilling.A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed by Ihab Toma CEO of Vantage Drilling, Osama El Bakly, Chairman of Egyptian Natural Gas…

Neptune Energy Takes Gulf of Suez Block

Feb 12, 2020

Exploration and production company Neptune Energy has acquired an offshore license in the Gulf of Suez, Egypt, committing to carry out seismic surveys and to drill an exploration well during the first phase of the license.Neptune said that the…

Egypt: BP to Bring Raven Project Online by 2020 End

Feb 05, 2020

BP's phase three of the $12 billion West Nile Delta project offshore Egypt will come online by the end of this year, nearly 12 months behind the earlier scheduled deadline, the company said in a conference call this week.The third phase includes the development of the Raven field…

Churchill Boasts 'Record-Breaking' Entry into Egyptian Market

Feb 04, 2020

Churchill Drilling Tools, oilfield services firm specializing in drilling equipment has entered the Egyptian offshore oil and gas market after an undisclosed operator ran five Churchill tools in its drill-string.'Egypt is just one of a number…

Egypt Inks Exploration Deals with Exxon

Jan 28, 2020

Egypt has signed two deals with Exxon Mobil Corp for oil and gas exploration in the Mediterranean, the petroleum ministry said on Tuesday. The deals involve a minimum investment of $332 million, the ministry said in a statement. Exxon Mobil announced the acquisition of more than 1…

Edison Spuds Egypt Offshore Well

Jan 22, 2020

Oil and gas exploration firm Edison has reportedly started drilling operations at its North Thekah concession offshore Egypt.According to what appears to be Edison's press release circulated online, Edison started drilling on January 18, 2020 in the Mediterranean Sea block…

Leviathan Gas Flows to Egypt

Jan 15, 2020

Gas from the Leviathan gas field offshore Israel has started flowing to Egypt, Delek, a partner in the giant development, has said.The $3.6 billion development operated by US-based Noble Energy started producing gas in the last week od December 2019…

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