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Rehabilitation Project of Cairo West Power Station in Egypt

Rehabilitation Project of Cairo West Power Station in Egypt

May 11, 2018 No Comments

MHPS Signs Contract with CEPC Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has signed a contract with Cairo Electricity Production Company (CEPC) for the renewal of the Cairo West natural gas and heavy fuel oil-fired thermal power plant. MHPS will renew four existing power generation boilers with a rated output of 1,360 MW, extending their lifetime […]

Eni starts up the third production unit

Eni starts up the third production unit

May 10, 2018 No Comments

Eni announces the start-up of the third production unit (T-2) of the Zohr project, increasing the installed capacity to 1.2 bcfd. Zohr is now producing 1.1 bcfd in ramp-up, equivalent to approximately 200 thousand boed, of which 75,000 boed net to Eni at current working interest. This outstanding result has been achieved only a few […]

Oil discovery in the Faghur Basin in Egyptian Western Desert

Oil discovery in the Faghur Basin in Egyptian Western Desert

May 3, 2018 No Comments

Eni announces an oil discovery on the A-2X exploration prospect located in South West Meleiha license, in the Egyptian Western Desert, some 103 Km North of the oasis of Siwa. The well is the first one drilled by Eni to explore the deep geological sequences of the Faghur Basin. The exploratory well, named SWM A-2X, […]

Gas discovery at Ibn Yunus-1X well, Egypt

Gas discovery at Ibn Yunus-1X well, Egypt

April 12, 2018 No Comments

SDX Energy Inc. (TSXV, AIM: SDX), the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to announce that a gas discovery has been made at its Ibn Yunus-1X exploration well at South Disouq, Egypt (SDX 55% working interest and operator). The Ibn Yunus-1X well was drilled to a total depth of 9068 feet and […]

Schlumberger’s New Perforating Gun System

Schlumberger’s New Perforating Gun System

April 5, 2018 No Comments

Schlumberger introduced the Tempo* instrumented docking perforating gun system at the SPE/ICoTA Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition. This groundbreaking combination of a plug-in gun design with real-time advanced downhole measurements enables and monitors the well’s dynamic underbalance to create clean perforations that boost reservoir productivity. The proprietary docking components of the compact […]

SDX Spuds Ibn Yunus-1X well, Egypt

SDX Spuds Ibn Yunus-1X well, Egypt

March 26, 2018 No Comments

SDX Energy Inc. (TSXV, AIM: SDX), announced that it has spud its Ibn Yunus-1X exploration well at South Disouq, Egypt. The Ibn Yunus-1X well, anticipated to take approximately 30 days to drill,will be targeting the same conventional natural gas bearing Abu Madi intervals discovered in the SD-1X well in April 2017. This is the first […]

Agiba records historic production milestone

Agiba records historic production milestone

March 15, 2018 No Comments

Eni announces that the cumulative oil production of AGIBA, the operating joint venture company between Eni’s subsidiary IEOC Production BV and Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), has reached 500 million barrels today. AGIBA is active since 1981 with operations mainly focused in Eni’s oil and gas concessions located in the Western Desert Area of Egypt, […]

Eni strengthens production from Nooros field offshore Egypt

Eni strengthens production from Nooros field offshore Egypt

March 15, 2018 No Comments

Eni has strengthened its record production from the Nooros gas field, offshore Egypt, which reached a production of 32 million cubic meters per day, equivalent to around 215,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed). This production level represents the highest ever recorded by an Eni field in Egypt in the last 50 years. This […]

Eni sells 10% stake in the Shorouk concession to Mubadala Petroleum

Eni sells 10% stake in the Shorouk concession to Mubadala Petroleum

March 14, 2018 No Comments

Eni has agreed to sell to Mubadala Petroleum, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Company, a 10% stake in the Shorouk concession, offshore Egypt, where Zohr’s super-giant gas field is located. Eni, through its subsidiary IEOC, currently holds a 60% stake, while the other partners are Rosneft with 30% and BP with 10%. The […]

Oil discovery at Rabul 5 Well

Oil discovery at Rabul 5 Well

March 14, 2018 No Comments

SDX Energy Inc. (TSXV, AIM: SDX) announced that an oil discovery has been made at its Rabul 5 Well in the West Gharib Concession in Egypt (SDX 50% Working Interest & Joint Operator). The well was drilled to 5,280 feet total depth and encountered approximately 151 feet of net heavy oil pay across the Yusr […]

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