Geology & Geophysics: Middle East

Magseis to do pilot Red Sea survey

BGP Arabia Co. Ltd. has contracted Magseis to conduct a pilot survey for Saudi Aramco in the Red Sea. 

Seismic bids under review for deepwater block offshore Egypt

Petroceltic and partner Edison plan to acquire seismic data this year over their recently awarded North Thekah block in the deepwater Mediterranean Sea offshore Egypt. 

Lime Petroleum prepares to drill offshore Sharjah

Hibiscus Petroleum has issued a progress report on the activities of its part-owned subsidiary Lime Petroleum offshore the UAE.

DNO pursues more exploration offshore Oman

DNO International says production from its fields in block 8 offshore Oman increased to 17,211 boe/d during 3Q 2014.

Dragon prepares for 3D seismic campaign offshore Egypt

Dragon Oil has invited bids from contractors to acquire 3D seismic over a 100-sq km (38.6-sq mi) area in block 19 East Zeit Bay in the Gulf of Suez offshore Egypt.

Circle seeks partner for drilling offshore Oman

Circle Oil says an infill 2D seismic survey of 850 line km (528 mi) has been completed over block 52 offshore Oman.


This month, Infield Systems examines offshore capex in the Mediterranean Sea area.

Report identifies more gas in Leviathan offshore Israel

A report from consultants Netherland, Sewell & Associates has upped estimates of gas in place at the deepwater Leviathan field offshore Israel.


Lime reviewing offshore UAE drilling prospects

Hibiscus Petroleum has updated the Middle East offshore activities of its subsidiary Lime Petroleum.

ION announces multi-client 2D mega-regional seismic survey offshore Libya

ION Geophysical Corp. has, in conjunction with North Africa Geophysical Exploration Co. (NAGECO), signed an agreement with the National Oil Corp. (NOC), the national oil company of Libya, to acquire 21,000 km (13,048 mi) of 2D seismic data in Libya.


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