Qatar Petroleum Obtains EITI Membership
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Qatar Petroleum Obtains EITI Membership

Qatar Petroleum has officially joined the Extractive Industries Initiative (EITI) as a supporting firm, to become the first national oil company in the Middle East to join this…

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Egypt’s Petroleum Sector Registers $30 B Investments in 5 Years
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Egypt’s Petroleum Sector Registers $30 B Investments in 5 Years

Mohamed Saafan, the First Undersecretary for Oil Affairs in the Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources has delivered the opening speech of the Mediterranean Offshore Conference and Exhibition (MOC 2019)…

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Vantage Drilling wins a Deepwater Drilling Contract in Egypt
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Vantage Drilling wins a Deepwater Drilling Contract in Egypt

ADES International Holding a UAE based company and Vantage Drilling, has secured a deep-water drilling contract in the Egyptian Mediterranean area. ADES confirmed the contract award on Friday…

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Cyprus: ENI big concerns over Turkish warships in Cyprus Offshore
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Cyprus: ENI big concerns over Turkish warships in Cyprus Offshore

Cypriot Government sources played down remarks by ENI’s CEO who said his company would not drill off Cyprus if it meant having to deal with warships. The sources,…

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France Grants EGP 1.2 B for Egypt’s Energy, Gas Projects
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France Grants EGP 1.2 B for Egypt’s Energy, Gas Projects

Egypt and France have signed two grants on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 with a total value of €71 million (EGP 1.2 billion) to fund a €68-million project of…

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Lebanese, Egyptian Petroleum Unions Sign Cooperation Protocol
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Lebanese, Egyptian Petroleum Unions Sign Cooperation Protocol

During the signing of a joint cooperation protocol between the Egyptian General Trade Union for Petroleum Workers (GTUPW) and the Lebanese Federation of Petroleum Employees and Workers’ Unions…

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Israel Offshore Fields Development Progress: Karish and Tanin
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Israel Offshore Fields Development Progress: Karish and Tanin

The float-out of the hull comes 10 months after the cutting of the first steel. Energean previously said the hull completion was expected to take 12 months. Once…

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Turkish drillship ‘flagrant violation of Cyprus’ rights’
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Turkish drillship ‘flagrant violation of Cyprus’ rights’

The Turkish drillship Yavuz arrived within the Cyprus EEZ on Thursday night, according to a tweet on Saturday morning by Turkish Energy Minister Fatih Donmez. The ship has…

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Egypt: Oil Trade Balance Records Surplus
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Egypt: Oil Trade Balance Records Surplus

The hydrocarbons trade balance recorded a surplus for the first time since Fiscal Year (FY) 2012/13, registering $8.1 million as a result of the leap in investments in…

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Cyprus and Turkey: the battle for oil and gas in the Eastern Mediterranean
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Cyprus and Turkey: the battle for oil and gas in the Eastern Mediterranean

The rush for oil and gas reserves in the Eastern Mediterranean is heating up, and nowhere more so than in Cyprus where the government and the UN have…

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