Issue: February 2013



  • Cautious Optimism: Honoring Oil and Gas Agreements in Egypt

    Egypt Oil and Gas Newspaper hosted our Second Annual Roundtable Discussion on January 16th, 2013 at the Katameya Heights Clubhouse. The event brought together oil executives and ministry officials in order to provide a forum to debate problems and issues within the Egyptian energy sector.


    For the past several years Egypt has been trying to boost its natural gas production. Despite having significant natural gas reserves and promising new discoveries Egypt has not been fast or efficient enough to keep up with growing domestic demand.

  • Egyptian Concession agreement Model From a Legal Perspective

    The following is a comprehensive, yet not exhaustive, analysis concerning the current concession agreement model utilized within the Egyptian oil and natural gas sectors. The model is primarily utilized for petroleum exploration and exploitation. Given that I have gained extensive legal insight working with these types of agreements, I respectively offer this analysis in an effort to examine the current model and constructively examine problems within the current agreements.

  • Fugro Subsea Engineering presents a successful local model for a global service

    Subsea Engineering & Intervention Tooling is one of the most crucial subsea activities to enable constant hydrocarbons flow offshore.

  • Tactical Technology in action

    GC-TRACER advanced gas detection saves client $500,000 by identifying pay zones and enabling more informed decisions to be made about their potential while drilling an exploration well through limestone. Speed and accuracy of the detector were major factors.

  • EGPC Has a Successful 2011 Bid Round

    In the midst of political turmoil and economic instability the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation has successfully completed their first post-revolution bid round. Surprisingly, it was one of their most successful bid rounds in the last decade. Eleven out of fifteen offered blocks were rewarded by EGCP to nine different companies.

  • Monthly News

    News of the month, know more about the recent activities this industry has shown during January 2013.