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TotalEnergies, Partners to Start Drilling Offshore Lebanon in Q3 2022

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TotalEnergies is keen to start work on Lebanon's offshore Block 9 'as soon as possible', with assessments to begin early next month and well-drilling to launch in the third quarter of 2023, its CEO Patrick Pouyanne said on Sunday.Pouyanne was speaking at a joint news conference in Beirut after signing a three-way consortium deal with QatarEnergy and Eni to explore oil and gas in two maritime blocks off the coast of Lebanon known as Blocks 4 and 9…

QatarEnergy to Join TotalEnergies, Eni in Lebanon Offshore Exploration

Jan 27, 2023

QatarEnergy will join TotalEnergies and Eni in a three-way consortium to explore oil and gas in two maritime blocks off the coast of Lebanon, the Lebanese energy ministry said on Thursday.The announcement said agreements would be signed on Sunday…

Capricorn Energy Chair, CEO Step Down from Board

Jan 24, 2023

Capricorn Energy said on Tuesday that Nicoletta Giadrossi has stepped down from the board as chairperson with immediate effect, along with Chief Executive Officer Simon Thomson and three other directors. The British oil and gas producer said James Smith will remain the chief financial officer…

PGS Wins More Seismic Survey Work in Mediterranean Sea

Jan 23, 2023

Norwegian marine seismic survey firm PGS has won a 3D seismic survey contract in the Mediterranean Sea, the company said on the Oslo stock exchange.PGS said the client was 'an international energy company.'The company's 104.2-meter-long and…

ISS, Palliser Urge Shareholders to Remove Capricorn CEO and Six Board Directors

Jan 20, 2023

Capricorn shareholders should vote to remove its chief executive and six other directors from the board on Feb. 1, shareholder proxy adviser Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recommended in a document seen by Reuters on Thursday. The…

Shell Books Stena Forth Drillship for Exploration Project Offshore Egypt

Jan 16, 2023

Offshore drilling company Stena Drilling has signed a contract with Shell for the use of the Stena Forth drillship in Egypt.The contract was signed with Shell's subsidiaries, BG Delta Limited and BG International Limited.The Stena Forth is expected to start operating for Shell in 2023…

NewMed Pressing Ahead with Capricorn Merger Ahead of Feb. 1 Vote

Jan 16, 2023

Israel's NewMed Energy LP said on Sunday it was making final arrangements for a merger with UK-based Capricorn Energy, whose shareholders will vote on whether to approve the deal on Feb. 1. Capricorn's shareholder ballot is due the same day…

Eni, Chevron Strike Gas In Egyptian East Med

Jan 15, 2023

Italian energy group Eni and U.S. energy major Chevron said on Sunday they had made a new gas discovery in an Egyptian offshore field in the Eastern Mediterranean sea.The Nargis-1 well is part of Egypt's 1,800-sq. km Nargis Offshore Area concession operated by Chevron…

Snam, Eni Finalize Deal for Pipelines Between Algeria and Italy

Jan 12, 2023

Italy's Snam earlier this week closed the acquisition of a 49.9% of the equity interest directly and indirectly held by Eni in the companies operating two groups of international gas pipelines connecting Algeria to Italy.The scope of the transaction…

Turkey Accuses Cyprus of Stoking Tensions in Eastern Med with Its Gas Exploration Efforts

Dec 30, 2022

Turkey on has accused Cyprus of increasing tension in the Eastern Mediterranean after a consortium of Italian and French energy companies found more natural gas off the island earlier this week.Cyprus's hydrocarbon activities 'have been carried out unilaterally…

Egypt Launches Bid Round for Mediterranean, Nile Delta Offshore Exploration Blocks

Dec 27, 2022

Egypt has set a new international tender for oil and gas exploration rights in the Nile Delta and Mediterranean sea, the state news agency reported on Tuesday.The tender was set for 12 blocks, split evenly between onshore and offshore, and the…

Eni, TotalEnergies Discover More Gas Offshore Cyprus

Dec 21, 2022

Italian oil firm Eni, in partnership with the French oil company Total, has made a gas discovery at the Zeus-1 well, in Block 6, offshore Cyprus.The news was initially reported Wednesday by the Cypriot media and Reuters, and eventually confirmed by TotalEnergies…

Saipem Bags $1.2B Worth Offshore Oil Field Contracts in Guyana and Egypt

Dec 15, 2022

Italian energy industry services company Saipem has secured offshore oil and gas field construction contracts in Guyana and Egypt worth about $1.2 billion in total.In Guyana, the U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has hired Saipem to support its Uaru offshore oil field development project…

Israel Launches Fourth Offshore Exploration Bidding Round

Dec 14, 2022

Israel's energy ministry on Tuesday announced the launch of the fourth bidding round for gas exploration rights in Israeli waters.As part of the fourth offshore exploration bidding round, four groups of exploration licenses (Zones) will be offered…

TotalEnergies Launches Offshore Rig Tender for 2023 Drilling at Lebanon's Offshore Block 9

Dec 12, 2022

French oil major TotalEnergies has launched a tender for an offshore drilling rig to be used next year to drill in Lebanon's Block 9 in the Mediterranean Sea.Patrick Pouyanné, Chairman and CEO of TotalEnergies, received Lebanon's, Minister of…

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