Enel, Total awarded offshore Nile Delta block

Enel and Total have been awarded the E. El Burullus exploration block in the offshore Nile Delta.

Offshore staff

ROME -- Enel and Total have been awarded the E. El Burullus exploration block in the offshore Nile Delta.

Total will serve as operator of the block, which covers 2,516 sq km (971 sq mi) and is situated approximately 70 km (43 mi) from the coast in water depths of 100 to 1,600 m (328 to 5,249 ft).

The contract is for an initial exploration phase of four years which includes 3D seismic acquisition and drilling.

05/14/2009

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