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Total, Edison Get Greek Go-Ahead For Oil And Gas Exploration
Wednesday, February 28, 2018Greece's parliament gives the go-ahead for companies to explore for oil and gas.

Louisiana LNG Project Gains European Customer
Wednesday, September 27, 2017Calcasieu Pass LNG could start commercial ops in 2021.

Sources: Total-Led Consortium Bids for Greek Offshore Gas Drilling Block
Friday, February 05, 2016France’s Total, along with Hellenic Petroleum and Edison, bid for one offshore gas block in the west of Greece.

Edison Looks to Sell Part of Egypt's Abu Qir Field
Thursday, January 14, 2016Italy's No.2 energy company, Edison, is looking to sell part of its Abu Qir field in Egypt and has opened the books to prospective buyers, including Kuwait's KUFPEC, according to sources.

North Energy Sells Barents License Stake to Pure E&P
Monday, October 12, 2015Junior explorer North Energy sells its 10-percent interest in production license 706 to Pure E&P Norway.

Edison North Sea Well Turns Out Dry
Wednesday, July 22, 2015Edison Norge drills a dry well near the Valhall field in the Norwegian zone of the North Sea.

Edison Norge Spuds Haribo Exploration Well
Monday, June 22, 2015Noreco Norway AS announces that the drilling of the Haribo prospect in Norwegian license PL616 has started.

Falklands Oil Drillers Scale Back after Price Slump
Monday, April 13, 2015Oil explorers drilling in the Falkland Islands shelve plans to drill a second well in the southeast Falklands following the steep drop in oil prices.

Source: Italy's Edison Suspends Talks to Buy Two Israeli Gas Fields
Monday, February 09, 2015 Italy's Edison is reconsidering buying two Israeli gas fields due to rising regulatory uncertainty and negotiations have already been suspended, a source at the company says.

AGR Wins Well Management Contract with Edison
Tuesday, January 06, 2015AGR Petroleum Services wins a contract to deliver well management services to Edison Norge.

Pingvin Well Finds Gas in Barents Sea
Friday, September 19, 2014North Energy reports that the Pingvin exploration well on Norwegian production license 713 in the Barents Sea has found gas in a sandstone reservoir.

Falkland Oil and Gas Makes Progress Ahead of 2015 Drilling Campaign
Tuesday, September 16, 2014Falkland Oil and Gas Limited continues to interpret seismic data and contracts a rig ahead of its 2015 drilling campaign off the Falkland Islands.

Italy's Edison In Talks To Buy Two Israeli Gas Fields
Wednesday, March 12, 2014Edison, the Italian utility owned by EDF, is in talks to buy two Israeli gas fields from U.S. explorer Noble Energy and Israel's Delek Drilling.

Italy's Edison In Talks To Buy Two Israeli Gas Fields
Thursday, March 06, 2014Edison is in talks to buy 2 Israeli gas fields from Noble Energy and Delek Drilling, which are estimated to hold up to 70Bcm in total, two sources say.

Egypt Signs Oil, Gas Exploration Deals Dana, Edison, Petroceltic
Thursday, February 13, 2014Egypt signs gas and oil exploration deals with Dana Gas, Petroceltic International and Edison.

PM: Egypt Owes Foreign Oil Companies $6B
Thursday, September 12, 2013Egypt says it is close to agreeing a schedule to repay $6 billion in outstanding debt to foreign oil companies.

Petroceltic Enters Greece with Patraikos Block Award
Friday, July 12, 2013Junior explorer Petroceltic International is part of a consortium that has won a exploration concession offshore Greece.

Ithaca Farms Out North Sea Interests
Monday, June 17, 2013Ithaca Energy farms out interests in Handcross prospect to Edison International, while also arranging a farm-out deal with Shell.

Falkland Islands 3D Seismic Survey Completed
Thursday, June 06, 2013Falkland Oil and Gas reports that a 3D survey over its Southern Area licenses has been completed.

Petroceltic Awarded Two Egyptian Blocks
Friday, April 19, 2013Petroceltic and its partner Edison International awarded two blocks in Egypt.

Falkland Oil and Gas Farms Out Licenses to Edison
Tuesday, June 26, 2012FOGL's farm-out move highlights European political support for drilling in the Falklands, says analyst.

UK Firms Faroe and Valiant Bag 8 Licenses in Norway
Wednesday, January 18, 2012Faroe will be operator on three of seven licenses, while Valiant is operator and 50-percent owner of one license.

Companies Face Stiff Competition for Iraq's Prized Oil Fields
Thursday, December 10, 2009Competition is expected to be fierce between international companies for some of Iraq's 10 oil and gas fields at a licensing auction in Baghdad Friday and Saturday.

Oil Majors Seen Bidding for Iraq's Prized Oil Fields
Monday, June 29, 2009Several major oil companies are expected to bid Tuesday for eight prized Iraqi oil and gas fields listed in the first such tender in more than three decades.

Edison, EGPC Hit Hydrocarbons at Egypt's Abu Qir Concession
Wednesday, April 01, 2009Just two months from the start of operations, Abugir Petroleum has discovered new resources of 1.8 million cubic meters of natural gas and 850 barrels of condensate a day.

Repsol Makes 7th Gas Discovery in Algerian Part of Sahara Desert
Wednesday, April 01, 2009Repsol has made a new gas find in the Ahnet Basin of Algeria which has flowed over 300,000 cubic meters per day in initial production tests.

San Leon Seeks Exploration License Upgrade in Morocco
Wednesday, February 25, 2009San Leon has completed its work obligations on their Zag Reconnaissance License in the western part of the highly prospective Tindouf-Reggane Basin in Morocco.

British Gas, Petronas, Edison to Invest $2.1B in Egypt
Wednesday, February 04, 2009Three international companies have allocated additional investments worth $2.1 billion to boost natural gas production in Egypt.

Repsol Makes 3 New Gas Finds in Algeria's Sahara Desert
Monday, January 26, 2009Repsol has made three new gas finds in Algeria's Sahara desert: One in the Reggane basin, where the company has already had a number of successes, another in the Ahnet Basin, and a third in the Berkine Basin.

Edison Inks Concession Agreement to Hunt for Hydrocarbons Offshore Egypt
Thursday, January 15, 2009Edison has signed the concession agreement for the offshore fields of Abu Qir in Egypt which grants certain exploration, production and development rights for the company.

Iraq Oil Min: 35 Of 120 Cos Qualified To Bid For Deals
Monday, April 14, 2008Thirty-five international oil companies are qualified to bid for future oil and gas contracts to develop one of the world's largest oil fields.

Iraq Official: To Announce Cos Qualified For Oil Bids Monday
Friday, April 11, 2008Iraq will announce Monday those international companies qualified to bid for tenders to develop one of the world's largest oil fields, an Iraqi oil ministry official said Friday.

Edison Registers for Iraqi Akkas Development Project
Monday, February 18, 2008Iraq's February 18 deadline to apply for participation in the country's Akkas natural gas field brought with it registration documents from Edison SpA. Akkas is one of Iraq's largest gas fields, with reserves estimated at 200 billion cubic meters.

Edison Awarded Dayyer Block Offshore Iran
Wednesday, January 09, 2008Edison has been awarded the offshore block called Dayyer, which spans an area of 8,600 square kilometers in the Persian Gulf.

Ivory Coast Grants 3 Offshore Oil Exploration Permits
Wednesday, December 12, 2007Ivory Coast has granted exploration permits for its deep water block CI-102 to three foreign companies, the state-owned Fraternite Matin newspaper reported Wednesday.

Edison to Boost International Investment in New Growth
Monday, November 12, 2007Edison plans to expand its international and upstream investments in its new growth plan as it seeks to become independent of its biggest rival for gas supplies, Chief Executive Umberto Quadrino said Monday.

RWE Makes Gas Discovery in Algeria
Tuesday, July 31, 2007RWE Dea has made a natural gas discovery in the Reggane Basin of Algeria.

Agreement Signed to Speed Development of IGI Pipeline
Thursday, July 26, 2007Italy, Greece and Turkey have signed an Intergovernmental Agreement for the development of a system of pipelines to import natural gas from the Caspian Basin and the Middle East through Turkey and Greece.

Largest-ever 3D Survey Offshore Senegal to Conclude This Week
Tuesday, March 20, 2007First Australian Resources Limited (FAR) said that the acquisition phase of a 3D seismic survey offshore Senegal using the MV Symphony is due to be completed ahead of schedule on 25 March 2007.

First Australian: Offshore Senegal Seismic Begins
Friday, February 16, 2007First Australian Resources Limited (FAR) said that the MV Symphony seismic vessel has begun acquiring seismic in the Rufisque, Sangomar, and Sangomar Deep blocks offshore Senegal.

Edison Wins Norwegian Exploration Licenses
Monday, February 12, 2007Edison International, an Edison Group subsidiary, was awarded five new hydrocarbon exploration licenses in the Norwegian Continental Shelf, which had been put out for bids by the Norwegian Oil and Energy Ministry.

Edison and Depa Move Forward on Proposed Italy-Greece Pipeline
Thursday, February 01, 2007A protocol signed Wednesday by Greek and Italian officials grants Depa and Edison the right to use 8 bcm/y for 25 years in transmission capacity provided by the IGI natural gas pipeline that will like Italy and Greece.

First Australian Reports Offshore Senegal Seismic
Monday, January 29, 2007The MV Symphony seismic vessel is scheduled to commence acquiring seismic for FAR Offshore Senegal during the second week of February 2007.

Edison Signs Galsi Supply Deal with Sonatrach
Wednesday, November 15, 2006Edison and Sonatrach (Algeria's national hydrocarbons company) on Wednesday signed an agreement for the supply of two billion cubic meters of natural gas a year.

Edison, IGP Garner Torrente La Vella Permit
Thursday, July 06, 2006Milan-based Edison S.p.A. and Intergas Piu S.r.l. (IGP) have won a new Italian exploration permit, Torrente La Vella.

NPD Pre-qualifies Edison SpA and Serica Energy as Licencees in Norway
Tuesday, May 30, 2006The Norwegian authorities have established a system for prequalifying both licensees and operators as a means of bringing competent new players to the Norwegian continental shelf. Edison SpA and Serica Energy Ltd have been pre-qualified as licensees.

Repsol Logs Pay in Reggane Basin in Algeria
Tuesday, May 16, 2006Repsol YPF has successfully drilled and tested another gas discovery in Reggane Nord in the Algerian desert.

Edison Finds Gas in Reggane Nord Permit in Algeria
Monday, April 03, 2006Edison, in joint venture with Repsol YPF, RWE Dea and Sonatrach completed drilling of the first two wells in the Reggane Nord permit and have encountered gas in both wells.

RWE Dea to Acquire a 40% Stake in the West Wadi El Rayan Concession
Monday, April 03, 2006RWE Dea has agreed to farm into 40% of the Edison operated West Wadi El Rayan concession in Egypt's Western Desert.

Quadrino to Head EdF Gas Committee
Tuesday, March 21, 2006Edison Spa (EdF) CEO Umberto Quadrino has been selected to head the Milan-based company's newly formed Gas Committee.