Issue: November 2010



  • Breakthrough Years 1999-2010… New economic perspective for the Egyptian petroleum industry

    During the first decade of this century, the Egyptian Petroleum Industry record was full of numerous distinctive landmarks that place it in line with other major counterparts worldwide. These significant outcomes have confirmed the success of first integrated, defined strategy that was set upon scientific planning, at the beginning of this century, in January 2000

  • In quest of success

    ''So as to reserve the good reputation and the high quality of our services, in 2011 we are going to focus on the high and unique techniques and solutions,'' Mr. Hany Abd El Halim, Chairman of Petrographics, explained while talking about the company's plans for 2011

  • Extra expansion into fresh assets

    ''New investment will come from many diverse sources, which underline the wisdom of the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum to seek out and strengthen relations with other neighboring countries in the region,'' Ian Barden, Vegas Country Manager, said describing the strategy of the Ministry of Petroleum which aims to strengthen relations with foreign and neighboring countries to lure more investments

  • Into the Global Jackup Market

    Over the last quarter of 2010, the drilling offshore makers enjoyed a status of stability in the jackup market. The last eight months, the global jackup utilization counted for 80% since the beginning of 2010. However, the supply-side of the equation has grown with 13 jackups delivered and 11 additions are still expected before year-end. In aggregate there are 366 jackups currently marketed around the world, out of which 290 are working

  • Ganope offers new seven blocks

    Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) invites the qualified Petroleum Exploration Companies to participate in the INTERNATIONAL BID ROUND 2010 to explore/exploit for Gas and Crude Oil under the Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) Egypt model 2010.

  • When oil solidifies political ties

    Too many success stories of the Egyptian petroleum sector crown the celebration of the Petroleum Day this month. Strengthening bridges connecting not only the companies operating in the Egyptian territories, but also connecting the Egyptian petroleum industry to its counterparts, has proven the vitality of the Egyptian industry on all levels

  • 3M Fire Protection Solutions Offering the Top Industry-Leading 20-Years Warranty

    Novec 1230 fluid helps offshore marine vessels meet increasing environmental and safety standards

  • ‘No guarantees Macondo won’t happen again’

    Inspectors from the UK's Health & Safety Executive (HSE) have hit out at BP, saying the supermajor failed to give adequate safety training to crew at one of its North Sea installations.

  • Celebrating the 35th Petroleum Day

    Selecting November 17th for the Petroleum Day celebration was not by coincidence. It is the date that marks the restoration of all Sinai fields that were detained by the Israeli Army during the war. For 35 years, the petroleum calendar marked that day as the day of glory

  • SPE CUSC: glory starts with a step

    Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) is the largest individual membership organization serving professional engineers scientists, managers, and students in the exploration and production (E&P) segments of the worldwide oil and gas industry. It is associated with more than 80,000 members participate in 162 sections in 65 countries and 161 student chapters in 46 countries. SPE’s membership represents 113 countries. And, the journey continues

  • Monthly News

    News of the month, know more about the recent activities this industry has shown during October 2010.