Egypt announces Results of 2021 International Digital O&G Bid Round: Seven companies awarded eight concessions
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Egypt announces Results of 2021 International Digital O&G Bid Round: Seven companies awarded eight concessions

Seven international companies were awarded exploration and production licenses for eight oil and gas concessions in the Mediterranean, the Western desert, and the Gulf of Suez, with a…

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Energean’s Setback in Israel
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Energean’s Setback in Israel

Due to the delay in the start of gas production in Karish field, several Israeli gas buyers are asking to terminate the purchase agreements they signed with Energean…

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ExxonMobil begins drilling in Cyprus Offshore block 10
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ExxonMobil begins drilling in Cyprus Offshore block 10

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil and partner Qatar Petroleum started drilling the Glaucus-2 well in Block 10, offshore Cyprus, to better understand the size of the giant Glaucus-1 gas…

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Israel to halt natural gas search, focus on renewable energy
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Israel to halt natural gas search, focus on renewable energy

Israel Energy Minister Karin Elharrar announced that the search for offshore natural gas fields will be halted at least until the end of 2022. Israel will halt its…

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ExxonMobil considers the East Med a promising hydrocarbon basin
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ExxonMobil considers the East Med a promising hydrocarbon basin

ExxonMobil is about to start drilling in block 10, and, with Qatar Energy, it has just acquired rights to adjacent block 5. This has been heralded as a…

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Drilling Results in Lebanon Offshore Block 4
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Drilling Results in Lebanon Offshore Block 4

Block 4 Well 16/1 is the first offshore well drilled in Lebanon by a consortium consisting of Total as operator, ENI and Novatek as non-operators. The drilling campaign…

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Energean awards Energean Power 2nd Oil Train Module EPC contract to KANFA
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Energean awards Energean Power 2nd Oil Train Module EPC contract to KANFA

Energean PLC announced that it has signed an EPC contract with global process engineeringbusiness KANFA AS, a fully owned subsidiary of Technip Energies., for the supply of a second,…

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Shell Egypt farms out 17% of two Red Sea offshore blocks to QatarEnergy
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Shell Egypt farms out 17% of two Red Sea offshore blocks to QatarEnergy

QatarEnergy teams up with Shell on two blocks offshore Egypt: Deal marks entry of Qatari giant into Egypt’s lucrative exploration sector. QatarEnergy has signed a deal with Anglo-Dutch supermajor…

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Erdogan attacks Cyprus over exploration license
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Erdogan attacks Cyprus over exploration license

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Cyprus of violating Turkey’s continental shelf by awarding an exploration license in the Mediterranean to ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum. “This unilateral step taken…

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Turkey vows to prevent Exxon Mobil  exploring in Cyprus Block 5
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Turkey vows to prevent Exxon Mobil exploring in Cyprus Block 5

Turkey accused Cyprus of violating its continental shelf by awarding an exploration license in the Mediterranean to Exxon Mobil and Qatar Petroleum, adding it will not allow unauthorized…

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