North Africa

Chariot gain

UK junior Chariot Oil & Gas has been awarded a new permit off Morocco where a 3D seismic programme is already under way.

Post-Zohr reforms to boost appeal

With first production from Eni’s giant discovery likely to be less than a year away and other finds on the path to development, the country is taking the chance to revamp and streamline the bidding process

FSRUs employed at Egypt import facilities

Ebypt has climbed into the top 10 liquefied natural gas importers in a short period of time thanks to the flexibility provided by fast-track floating storage and regasification units, of which it now has two in operation, writes Mark Hillier.

BP, Shell and Total following Eni’s lead

While Eni’s play-opening Zohr gas discovery has stimulated major interest in Egypt’s exploration and production scene, BP and Shell have made less trumpeted breakthrough discoveries in deep water and onshore, while Total is set to target a new potential pay zone, writes Iain Esau.