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Farm-ins, Farm-outs: REASONS, COMPLEXITIES, AND CHALLENGES
Country Manager of Rockhopper Exploration plc in Egypt, SAMIR ABDELMOATY, shared his views on the farmin/
farm-out agreements and revealed the challenges in the processes that the companies face in the existing
FARM-INS & FARM-OUTS ARE SHAPING OIL BUSINESS DYNAMICS
In an exclusive interview with Egypt Oil&Gas, AHMED FARID MOAAZ, Country Manager of SDX Energy Inc., discussed the rationale of oil and gas companies behind farm-in and farm-out deals. In his view, these forms of cooperation in the industry contribute significantly to the country’s business growth. Yet, for this to materialize more efficiently, there are still several key issues that the Egyptian government has to tackle in order to streamline the implicated processes and thus generate essential benefits for the country’s economy in general and oil and gas sector in particular.
A NEW ECONOMIC MODEL FOR UNCONVENTIONAL PLAYS
Schlumberger co-hosted with Khalda Petroleum Company ‘The Apollonia Unconventional Play’ presentation in February. At the event, HUSSEIN FOUAD EL GHAZZAWI, Schlumberger’s Vice President and General Manager spoke to Egypt Oil&Gas to introduce advancements and challenges that the company has been facing in its work on unconventional oil and gas development with the two field operators in the country.
APACHE DETERMINED TO CONTINUE INVESTING IN EGYPT’S UNCONVENTIONALS
In an exclusive interview with Egypt Oil&Gas, DAVID CHI, Vice President & General Manager, Apache, shared
the company’s latest updates on the progress in the unconventional Apollonia field and affirmed Egypt’s major
potential in developing unconventional resources as a necessary supplement for its matured fields in a few years
time, under the Modernization Strategy umbrella aiming for the country to become a Regional Oil&Gas Hub.
‘NO BARRIERS AHEAD’
The core of EGYPS 2017 lies in the Technical Conference that will spread across the entire three days. The conference brings together experts from the entire upstream, midstream, and downstream oil and gas value chain, providing the opportunity to share technical knowledge and gain critical insights into Egypt’s and North Africa’s fast evolving hydrocarbon business.
SHELL Egypt’s Partner for the Future
Shell has appointed a new Vice President & Country Chairman, ENG. GASSER HANTER, who has returned to
his home country in December 2016, after an exciting journey with Shell in the Middle East and North Africa
(MENA) region and Europe, to run Shell companies in Egypt. In an exclusive interview with Egypt Oil&Gas, Eng.
Hanter has shared his vision for the company and convincingly confirmed its long-term commitment to Egypt,
with a determination to support the country’s vision to become a regional energy hub.
PEOPLE ARE THE TRUE ASSETS IN OIL AND GAS
By Amira S. Badawey
Egypt Oil&Gas met with Eng. MOHAMED BADR, the Chairman of Oil & Gas Skills (OGS), in an exclusive interview to discuss OGS’s role in people development within the Egyptian oil and gas sector. OGS’ Senior Consultant, Geologist MOSTAFA EL BAHR, was also present during the interview and offered his insightful comments on the subject matter.
Investments in Egypt Yield Immediate Return
Egypt Oil&Gas sat down with Deputy CEO of Production at the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), DIAA ELDIN M. KASSEM, in an exclusive interview to discuss the role of International Oil Companies within the Egyptian upstream market.
Apex International Energy: READY TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
A new player has entered the Egyptian oil and gas industry and is ready for business. Apex International Energy launched its presence in Egypt with a New Cairo office and an initial investment commitment of up to $500 million from Warburg Pincus. Apex is energetic, enthusiastic, and eager to grow hydrocarbon production in the country in an effort to create value and make a difference.