Egypt Tenders 9 Oil & Gas Blocks

Egypt launched a tender for the exploration and production of nine oil and gas blocks under a production sharing agreement, the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company said in a statement.

The nine blocks offered include two onshore blocks, West Maghara and Romana, located in the North Sinai.

The remaining seven blocks, in the Mediterranean Sea, are Boughas, North Boughas, Deep North Temsah, Deep North Sinai, Deep North Sidi Kereer, North Amreya, and North Rass Al-Hekma.

Bids are due December 1 for the blocks, the tender statement said.