Western Desert

  • Egypt Offers First Digital International E&P Bid Round in 2021

    Egypt Offers First Digital International E&P Bid Round in 2021

    Monday, 22nd February 2021

    The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) and Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) have offered the first digital international bid round in 2021 for petroleum exploration and production (E&P) operations in 24 Blocks at the Gulf of Suez, Western Desert and the Mediterranean.

  • Egypt to Launch Oil, Gas Bid Round for 24 blocks

    Egypt to Launch Oil, Gas Bid Round for 24 blocks

    Sunday, 21st February 2021

    Egypt announced the start of a bid round for oil and gas exploration in 24 blocks, according to Reuters.

  • Eni Announces Oil Discovery in the Western Desert

    Eni Announces Oil Discovery in the Western Desert

    Wednesday, 23rd December 2020

    Eni has made a new oil discovery in the Meleiha Concession in the Western Desert, adding an extra 10,000 barrels of oil per day (bbl/d) to the current concession production.

  • Parliament Approves Draft Laws for New E&P Agreements

    Parliament Approves Draft Laws for New E&P Agreements

    Wednesday, 16th December 2020

    The House of Representatives approved a law authorizing the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources (MoP) to contract for exploration and production (E&P) projects across the republic.

  • TransGlobe Production Rebounds by 1% in October

    TransGlobe Production Rebounds by 1% in October

    Monday, 16th November 2020

    TransGlobe's production in October showed significant progress with approximately 12,162 barrels per day (bbl/d), a 1% increase from Q3 2020 and below the revised budget expectations, with Egypt producing 10,303 bbl/d.

  • GPC Conducts Civil Protection Training in the Eastern Desert Fields

    GPC Conducts Civil Protection Training in the Eastern Desert Fields

    Sunday, 8th November 2020

    The General Petroleum Company (GPC) has conducted civil protection training in the Eastern Desert’s fields in attendance of specialists in the field of civil protection.

  • Al-Sisi Permits Abu Sennan Concession Agreement Amendment

    Al-Sisi Permits Abu Sennan Concession Agreement Amendment

    Sunday, 25th October 2020

    President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi ratified law No. 155 of 2020 allowing for the amendment of the petroleum exploration agreement in the East Abu Sennan concession in the Western Desert.

  • Naftogaz’s Investments Surpass $535 MM in Egypt

    Naftogaz’s Investments Surpass $535 MM in Egypt

    Thursday, 22nd October 2020

    Naftogaz of Ukraine’s investments in Egypt have amounted to over $535 million over the course of 14 years, Director of Naftogaz in Egypt, Fedir Baiuk, stated.

  • Gastec Delivers Eni’s Lubricants to Agiba

    Gastec Delivers Eni’s Lubricants to Agiba

    Tuesday, 6th October 2020

    The Egyptian International Gas Technology (Gastec) Gastec has delivered the first shipment of over 9 tons of lubricants to Agiba Petroleum Company’s production field in the Mleiha, Western Desert.

  • Bapetco Exceeds Production Plans by 11%

    Bapetco Exceeds Production Plans by 11%

    Thursday, 3rd September 2020

    Badr El-Din Petroleum Company’s (Bapetco) Badr 1 production recorded 1.15 million barrels of oil (mmbbl) in the fiscal year (FY) 2019/20, an 11% increase from initial plans.