Issue: May 2017

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COVER

  • OPPORTUNITY CEASED, Vision Implemented

    During April 2017, Egypt oil & gas Newspaper has met with Eng. Sayed Rezk, General Manager of Enap Sipetrol Egypt and General Manager & Managing Director of the JV Company “PetroShahd”, sharing the history and all recent E&P developments of East Ras Qattara (ERQ) concession in the Western Desert.

INSIDE ISSUE

  • MARIDIVE’S QHSE: A LEADING EXAMPLE IN THE INDUSTRY

    Quality, health, safety, and Environment (QHSE) are the most important aspects that any company, especially in the field of Oil and Gas, should put into consideration. Many International and national companies always set a keen eye on potential threats to manage to find solutions to overcome them and also they look for the best ways to increase efficiency when it comes to their work.

  • Petroshahd Pipeline: In Simplicity Lies Perfection

    For this month, Egypt Oil and Gas Newspaper had the privilege of visiting one of the most ideal concessions in the region, the East Ras Qattara Concession (ERQ). Eng.Gamal Shanhory, Field Manager, showed us around so that we would get to understand how Enap Sipetrol (Petroshahd joined Venture) managed to implement an infrastructure that is cost efficient but yet extremely productive and massively successful.

  • PETROBEL, MOP Launch Time and Cost-Saving Nontraditional Subsea Solution

    In line with the efforts to improve cost-savings by keeping production costs at minimum levels, Petrobel Management took innovative steps to restore its damaged pipelines. Instead of the time-demanding works traditionally applied in restoration projects, the company carried extensive studies to develop a more time and cost effective maneuver.

  • INFRASTRUCTURE CHALLENGES FOR GLOBAL ENERGY MARKET

    Beyond oil prices and energy market volatility, efficient and effective infrastructure facilities are essential components for the welfare of the oil and gas industry. The potential increase in global energy demand poses serious challenges, common in infrastructure development, which the world governments would need to address.

  • RESERVOIR RECOVERY INFRASTRUCTURE: A Key Investment for Output Boom

    Exploring different areas in the hunt for oil and gas resources is of undeniable importance when it comes to expanding output levels. However, in order to ensure that proved production capacity remains at its highest rates, operators must equally invest in well-developed recovery infrastructure and managing technology.

  • WATER Management Facilities Saving Money

    Water is an important element in oil and gas production, both as a bi-product and a commonly used fluid to enhance well production. Water also plays a major role in unconventional oils, namely in the fracking process. As a result, the oil and gas industry simultaneously consumes and produces large amounts of water during the extraction stage.

  • The Wise Choice for Infrastructure: METAL AND NON-METAL PIPELINES

    Pipelines are one of the main elements of the oil and gas infrastructure. It acts as the main transportation system for all kinds of energy products; natural gas, biofuels, and liquid petroleum. There are two main types of materials in which pipelines are made of metal, such as Steel, or non-metal, such as plastic.

  • UPSTREAM INFRASTRUCTURE, Egypt’s Future of LNG Exports

    With an opportunity cost in international markets, Egyptian natural gas contains a price advantage, cleaner emissions than oil, and is more environment-friendly. Egyptian natural gas is also a domestic consumption substitute for petroleum products since that it is highly tradable.

  • INFRASTRUCTURE PROMOTING ECONOMY

    For a more aspiring and accomplished upstream business, the oil and gas wealth owning countries have long been involved with developing grand infrastructure projects. It has emerged as a primary need for world governments to ameliorate infrastructure conditions given the fierce energy market competition.

  • INTERNATIONAL JURISDICTION OVER CORPORATE CORRUPTION

    Almost every international business person is aware of the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (US FCPA) and the more recently enacted UK Anti-Bribery Act (UK Act). Less clear and more challenging, however, is determining what is required to comply with the myriad anti-bribery statutes to which that person and his or her company may find itself subject, particularly in attempting to reconcile differences among the anti-fraud laws, rules and regulations that exist in each jurisdiction which the company touches.

  • ALGERIA: A LOOK WITHIN AND A PATH FORWARD

    Ever since Algeria seized independence in 1962, the country has maintained a level of relative stability despite the propagating waves of the 2011 Arab spring. The North African republic is rich with abundant natural resources such as petroleum, zinc, natural gas, uranium, iron, and phosphate.

  • BREXIT: CURRENT AND POTENTIAL RAMIFICATIONS ON THE ENERGY MARKET

    Britain’s Exit from the European Union has sparked conflicting debates among world leaders, signaling huge economic and political consequences that render the future of the UK obscure. In late March 2017, British Prime Minister Theresa May has invoked article 50 of the EU law that triggers the start of the two-year process for a country ditching its European membership.

  • EGYPT OIL & GAS LAUNCHED 2nd Agreements Training Course

    Egypt Oil&Gas had cooperated with Andrews Kurth Legal Firm along with Open Chance Law Firm in order to inaugurate a training that casts more focus on the legality of the oil and gas field. The 2nd International Oil and Gas Law and Contracts Training Program was held on the 12th and 13th of April 2017, in Sky Executive Resort, in the attendance of the industry’s leaders.

  • EPEX, ENAP SIPETROL BRING INSIGHTS TO EGYPT’S UNCONVENTIONAL GAS

    The Egyptian oil and gas sector took an important step to boost its status as an energy hub as it moves forward with drilling operations in unconventional gas fields. To promote valuable insights and help the petroleum industry in its way towards unconventional, the Egyptian branch of Chile’s Enap Sipetrol hosted a special event in partnership with the Egyptian Petroleum Exploration Society (EPEX) at Holiday Inn Cairo Maadi Hotel on April 4.