Deepwater Oil Drilling: Middle East

Noble updates Israel field discussions

Noble Energy (NYSE: NBL) continues to work with Israel’s government to progress development of its deepwater discoveries and to ensure a stable investment climate, according to Chairman David L. Stover. 

Gas, condensate output increases at Tamar offshore Israel

Delek Group says gas production from the offshore Tamar facilities totaled 1.8 bcm (64 bcf) during 2Q 2015.

Eni reports huge deepwater gas discovery offshore Egypt

Eni has what could prove to be a huge gas discovery offshore Egypt in its deepwater Zohr prospect. 

GLOBAL E&P

Shell aimed to re-start exploration drilling offshore Alaska last month, assuming sea ice had cleared.

Israel accepts offshore gas proposals

Delek Group says Israel’s government has approved a drafted outline concerning development of various offshore fields.

Noble considers Aphrodite gas exports to Egypt

Noble Energy and its partners have started pre-front-end engineering and design for a potential development connecting the deepwater Aphrodite field offshore Cyprus to gas customers in Egypt.

Subsea 7 to install West Nile Delta subsea spread

BP has awarded Subsea 7 a $500-million contract for the subsea development of the Taurus and Libra fields offshore Egypt.

Leviathan gas export talks extended

Delek Group’s gas subsidiaries have accepted a request from Cypriot governmental gas company DEFA.

Maersk Discoverer completes BP well, claims two offshore Mediterranean records

While its Maersk Discoverer was at work for BP in early May, Maersk Drilling has laid claim to the deepest well drilled in Egypt and the longest drilled in the Mediterranean Sea. 

Leviathan resource estimate unchanged, Delek maintains

Delek Drilling and Avner Oil Exploration have responded to reports in an Israeli newspaper concerning assessment of the resources in the deepwater Leviathan gas/condensate field, operated by Noble Energy.

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