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Production Starts from Egypt Oil Discovery
Wednesday, July 29, 2020Eni S.p.A. reported Tuesday an oil discovery in the South West Meleiha Concession in Egypt’s Western Desert.

KUFPEC Inks Exploration Agreement for Pakistan's Paharpur Block
Monday, March 16, 2015KUFPEC signs exploration agreement with the Pakistani Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Resources for the Paharpur Block in Pakistan.

Egypt Awards Oil and Gas Exploration Blocks
Friday, September 19, 2014Egypt signs oil and gas exploration deals worth $187 million with several Western companies and a Tunisian firm, the petroleum ministry says.

Ministry: Egypt Names New Chairman of State Oil Company
Thursday, August 22, 2013Egypt appoints Tarek El Molla as chairman of state-run Egyptian General Petroleum Corp (EGPC), the oil ministry said, a move that is likely to encourage foreign oil companies operating there.

EGPC Grants HPI Prime Contractor Right for Major Projects
Thursday, June 17, 2010HPI announced their receipt of the EGPC certification from the Ministry of Oil in Egypt.

Eni Fires Up Gas Production in Mediterranean Sea
Tuesday, August 25, 2009Eni started up gas production from the North Bardawil field offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea.

ELNG Completes First Ever Health & Safety Partnership Program with GE O&G
Wednesday, July 15, 2009ELNG has completed its first ever Health and Safety Partnership Program delivered with GE Oil & Gas Global Services.

Europa Gets Go-Ahead to Acquire Seismic for West Darag Phase 1 Extension
Friday, June 05, 2009EGPC has granted Europa a six-month extension on the first phase of the West Darag Concession in order to acquire seismic data prior to making a decision to enter Phase 2 of development.

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.

Vegas Hits Paydirt at Egypt's North West Gemsa Concession
Tuesday, December 16, 2008The North West Gemsa Concession partners have made a successful re-entry and sidetrack of well Al Amir-1X in Egypt and have confirmed an oil discovery.

Regal: Apache Spuds East Ras Budran Well
Friday, June 15, 2007Regal Petroleum PLC on Friday reported that Apache East Ras Budran Corp. LDC, as operator of the East Ras Budran Concession in Egypt, has spudded exploration well ERB-A-1X.

PGNiG Wins Bid for Bahariya Concession in Egypt
Wednesday, June 13, 2007PGNiG SA said that its bid for exploration on Bahariya 3 Block in Egypt was accepted by Egyptian General Petroleum Company.

Hellenic Moves Into Egypt with West Obayed Contract
Wednesday, June 06, 2007Hellenic Petroleum S.A. has acquired hydrocarbon exploration and exploitation rights in West Obayed, Egypt.

Lukoil: Extension of Meleiha Block Development Goes into Effect
Wednesday, April 18, 2007Lukoil Overseas Holding Ltd. announced that the extension of the Concession Agreement to develop the Meleiha Block in Egypt's Western Desert is now in effect.

Crosco Provides Drilling, Workover Services in Egypt's Western Desert
Tuesday, March 20, 2007Crosco Integrated Drilling & Well Services Co., Ltd. is providing drilling and workover services for Khalda Petroleum Company, a Joint Venture of Apache Corporation and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation ("EGPC").

Petrofac Wins Gas Plant Contract in Egypt
Monday, November 27, 2006Petrofac has been awarded an additional lump sum engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) scope by Khalda Petroleum Company (KPC) to build its fourth gas processing train at Salam area in Egypt's Western Desert.

Eni, Egyptian Officials Sign El-Bougaz, Damietta LNG Deals
Monday, June 19, 2006Meeting Sunday in Cairo, Eni CEO Paolo Scaroni signed a new exploration concession agreement with Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Sameh Fahmi. The deal corresponds to the offshore El-Bougaz block in the Mediterranean Sea,