Nigeria to Speed Up Oil&Gas Contracts
Sunday, 17th April 2016
Nigeria is determined to cut the contracting cycle –the time between the bidding process and the actual award of contracts– in the country’s oil and gas industry from the current average period of two to four years, to just six months.
Cyprus Lauches Third Offshore Bidding Round
Thursday, 31st March 2016
Cyprus has launched a third licensing round for offshore oil and gas drilling in the Mediterranean Sea, on the island’s southern coast. Blocks 6, 8, and 10 of the country's Exclusive Economic Zone are up for grabs.
Aramco Extends Shale Gas Bid Deadlines
Monday, 23rd February 2015
State energy firm Saudi Aramco has extended the deadline for companies to bid for work on its unconventional gas facilities in the north of the country, signalling it remains committed to developing shale gas deposits, industry sources said.
EGAS pushes back bidding deadline to February
Wednesday, 7th November 2012
Egypt's state-owned Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) has postponed by three months the closing date for international companies to present bids for 15 oil and gas concessions due to weak interest in the tender.
INVOLVING THE EXPERTS: Consultancy Firms and Egypt’s Petroleum Sector
Thursday, 17th December 2015
A very distinguished petroleum expert, on condition of anonymity, revealed that he had been brought in by the petroleum ministry, in the days of Sameh Fahmi, to advise them on certain matters, he did not provide any details; however he did say that it was all very hush, hush and not a frequent practice.