Tag Archives | Egyptian General Petroleum Corp

Egypt Approves Deal to Import Oil from Iraq

The Egyptian Petroleum Minister, Tareq al-Mulla (pictured) has stated that the Egyptian cabinet, during its meeting on 10 April under Prime Minister Sherif Ismail, approved buying oil from Iraq and clinching a deal to import about million barrels monthly, with a total of 12 million barrels annually. Mulla added that the first oil shipment is […]

Faihaa-3 commences Oil Production

Kuwait Energy has announced the commencement of oil production from the Faihaa-3 well located in the Block 9 concession situated in the Basra Governorate. The Faihaa-3 well started commercial production on 12 February 2017 at 40/64 inch choke size and has stabilized at a gross daily rate of 5,200 barrels of oil per day (bopd). […]

Egypt’s EGPC gets 20% of Siba Oilfield

By John Lee. Kuwait Energy (KEC) has reportedly signed a farm-out agreement giving Egypt General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) a 20 percent participating interest for Iraq’s Siba oilfield. According to Reuters, the agreement is subject to Iraqi regulatory approval. Kuwait Energy has not published any information about the deal on its website. The two companies are […]

Production Commences at Faihaa-2 well in Block 9

By John Lee. Kuwait Energy has announced the commencement of production from the Faihaa-2 well in the Block 9 concession. in Basra Governorate. The Faihaa 2 well was spudded on 3 January 2016, with production testing commencing on 23 September 2016 at 52/64 inch choke size at an initial rate of 9,583 barrels of oil […]

Kuwait Energy signs Export Agreement for Block 9

By John Lee. Kuwait Energy has announced the signing of an Export Oil Sales Agreement for its Block 9 project in Iraq. The agreement, signed between a consortium led by Kuwait Energy plc and Iraq’s State Oil Marketing Organization (SOMO) puts in place the mechanism by which Kuwait Energy will be paid for services in […]

Block 9 Reaches Production in Record Time

Kuwait Energy has announced that the consortium comprising of Kuwait Energy (60%) as the operator, Dragon Oil (30%) and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (10%) has commenced oil production from Faihaa-1 well in Block 9, Iraq. The Faihaa-1 well is located in Block 9 field, which is situated in the hub of Iraq’s oil industry […]

Egypt Finalises Farm-in at Block 9

By John Lee. Egypt has finalised a farm-in at Iraq’s Block 9 area in Basra province on Wednesday. Under the agreement, Kuwait Energy (KEC) will give up 10 percent of the concession, leaving it with a 60 percent share. According to a report from Reuters, this is the first time that the state-owned Egyptian General Petroleum […]

Egypt’s Petrojet wins $185m Gas Contract

By John Lee. Petrojet has been awarded a $185-million (216-billion-Iraqi-dinar) contract to build the first gas-processing plant for Iraq’s Siba field. The Egyptian state-owned company will handle all the gas-processing plant’s related works including engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC). The project aims to increase the field’s production to 110 million cubic feet per day within […]

Kuwait Energy, EGPC Partner on Block 9

By John Lee. Kuwait Energy and Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), the national oil company of Egypt, have jointly announced the signing of an agreement whereby EGPC has farmed in a 10 percent participating interest in the Block 9 license. The Block 9 field is located in the Basra Governorate, in Southern Iraq. The signing […]

Work Starts at $450m Karbala Power Station

Iraq’s Deputy Premier for Energy, Hussein al-Shahrestani, laid the foundation stone for the new 1250 megawatt al-Khairat power station in Karbala, which will add about 20% to power production in Iraq if completed as scheduled in April 2013. Iraqi energy officials on Sunday marked the start of work on a 1,250 megawatt power plant with […]

Eni to Award Oilfield Drilling Contracts

Italian oil major Eni is expected to award a tender to drill more than 100 new oil wells at its Zubair oil field in southern Iraq in August, according to a report from Dow Jones. “We received the bids and we are in the process of assessing them,” an executive told the news agency. Several […]