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MENA upstream in brief


MENA upstream in brief

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The MENA upstream in brief provides Wood Mackenzie’s expert opinion and analysis of the key events impacting the upstream industry in the Middle East and North Africa. We draw upon our upstream database and data tools to help deepen our clients' understanding of the region. The report primarily focuses on exploration and appraisal drilling, project developments, production, licensing, fiscal and regulatory changes, geopolitics, and corporate and M&A activity.

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Description

The MENA upstream in brief provides the Wood Mackenzie view on all of the key industry events as they unfold. We have a 20-strong team of experienced industry analysts dedicated to covering the Middle East and North Africa – the most important region for hydrocarbon exports globally.  Our frequent research visits to the region helps provide unrivalled insight and commentary, not just on events, but more importantly what they actually mean for investors and their wider implications.

Underpinned by Wood Mackenzie's world-class, proprietary upstream database and our unique ability to quickly value the latest discovery, M&A deal or project delay, the in-brief report is much more than a news feed. Content typically covers:

• Exploration and appraisal
• Licensing rounds
• Corporate and M&A
• Production
• Project development
• Fiscal and Regulatory
• Geopolitics

N.B. Purchase of this report will give you access to a static archive of all in-brief content published since February 2015. Live updates are currently limited to Wood Mackenzie’s subscribers. To find out more about Wood Mackenzie’s research subscription options, please email contactus@woodmac.com.

  • GPC launch new bid round
  • NIOC qualifies six more local companies for Iran upstream tenders
  • Ghadir, Zarubezhneft and Unit International sign joint investment agreement
  • What are the drivers behind Egypt's upstream resurgence?
  • ADNOC in talks with potential ADMA partners
  • Energean signs second gas sales agreement for Karish and Tanin
  • Perenco buys offshore Tunisian field Ashtart from OMV
  • Iran inaugurates key gas pipeline to supply the Caspian region
  • Gazpromneft and Iran’s OIEC sign MoU
  • PetroChina and CNOOC preferred bidders for Iraqi 150,000 b/d Nasiriyah upstream and refinery project
  • Delek starts farm-out process for Tamar
  • Algeria considers new fiscal terms
  • Al Shaheen handed over to Total under new concession
  • Iraq to offer cross-border exploration and development opportunities
  • Kuwait to restart gas imports from Iraq
  • Egypt's parliament passes law regulating gas market
  • Sound Energy successful in Morocco
  • Qatar announces major North Field and LNG expansion plans
  • Total signs the first ever IPC for Iran's South Pars Phase 11
  • Atrush achieves first production
  • Libya's one million b/d milestone
  • Iran starts exporting gas to Iraq
  • Mohammed bin Salman appointed Saudi Arabia’s crown prince
  • Energean submits FDP for Karish and Tanin
  • Dodsal and JGC to help Sonatrach maintain output from Hassi Messaoud
  • Tunisian government and protesters reach agreement
  • NIOC prequalifies five more IOCs for its upstream tenders
  • Wintershall comes in from the cold in Libya
  • Qatar and UAE's strong energy relationship
  • Gazprom signs MoU to study four giant Iranian gas fields
  • Qatar energy update
  • Rosneft expands Middle East upstream position with Kurdistan agreements
  • Amec Foster Wheeler awarded contract for Marjan expansion project
  • Qatar Petroleum & Chiyoda sign LNG debottlenecking agreement
  • SDX Energy awarded Gharb Centre block in Morocco
  • Iran to add more companies to pre-qualified list
  • Energean a step closer to wildcard FID in Israel
  • Eni enters Oman’s Block 52 alongside state-owned OOCEP
  • Sound Energy doubles reserve estimate at Tendrara 
  • Shell looks to reshape its Iraq portfolio 
  • President Rouhani gets re-elected: a major step for Iran’s new contracts
  • Egypt reduces arrears to IOCs
  • What is happening to Algeria's gas balance?
  • Crest to acquire WesternZagros and take it private
  • Boost for Kurdistan as reserves upgraded at Khalakan
  • First gas at BP's West Nile Delta
  • Tunisian production hindered by social unrest
  • PICO acquires the West El Burullus Concession
  • NIOC signs two MoUs with OIEC and MAPNA on three fields
  • NIOC signs two MoUs with PNOC and IDRO on five fields
  • DNO steps up investment in Kurdistan
  • SDX Energy make South Disouq discovery
  • Iran inaugurates Persian Gulf Star Condensate Refinery
  • Shell and Repsol spud well in Algeria's Boughezoul license
  • Libya's El Sharara and Elephant fields reopen
  • Egypt ordered to pay Israeli Electric Company US$2 billion
  • Lebanon announces pre-qualified companies for licensing round
  • Kuwait Energy readies itself for a potential IPO
  • Cairo Breakfast Briefing audience poll
  • Shell enters hunt for unconventional play in Oman
  • Egypt seeking to defer some LNG import cargoes into 2018

In this report there are 41 tables or charts, including:

  • GPC launch new bid round
    • GPC blocks on offer
  • NIOC qualifies six more local companies for Iran upstream tenders
    • List of prequalified Iranian companies
  • Ghadir, Zarubezhneft and Unit International sign joint investment agreement
  • What are the drivers behind Egypt's upstream resurgence?
  • ADNOC in talks with potential ADMA partners
  • Energean signs second gas sales agreement for Karish and Tanin
    • Contracted vs uncontracted volumes Karish and Tanin
  • Perenco buys offshore Tunisian field Ashtart from OMV
    • Perenco's Tunisian assets
  • Iran inaugurates key gas pipeline to supply the Caspian region
  • Gazpromneft and Iran’s OIEC sign MoU
  • PetroChina and CNOOC preferred bidders for Iraqi 150,000 b/d Nasiriyah upstream and refinery project
  • Delek starts farm-out process for Tamar
  • Algeria considers new fiscal terms
    • Algeria's historic and current fiscal terms
  • Al Shaheen handed over to Total under new concession
    • Qatar crude production, 2010-2020
  • Iraq to offer cross-border exploration and development opportunities
  • Kuwait to restart gas imports from Iraq
    • Kuwait's gas supply and demand balance
  • Egypt's parliament passes law regulating gas market
  • Sound Energy successful in Morocco
    • Sidi Moktar licence map
  • Qatar announces major North Field and LNG expansion plans
  • Total signs the first ever IPC for Iran's South Pars Phase 11
    • South Pars Phase 11 location
  • Atrush achieves first production
    • Atrush field
  • Libya's one million b/d milestone
  • Iran starts exporting gas to Iraq
    • Iran's gas trade (2017)
  • Mohammed bin Salman appointed Saudi Arabia’s crown prince
  • Energean submits FDP for Karish and Tanin
    • Karish and Tanin, offshore Israel
  • Dodsal and JGC to help Sonatrach maintain output from Hassi Messaoud
  • Tunisian government and protesters reach agreement
    • Serinus Energy, Perenco and OMV's Tunisian blocks
  • NIOC prequalifies five more IOCs for its upstream tenders
    • List of 34 pre-qualified international companies
  • Wintershall comes in from the cold in Libya
    • Libyan oil production (August 2016 - July 2017)
  • Qatar and UAE's strong energy relationship
    • UAE gas supply and demand balance (2016)
  • Gazprom signs MoU to study four giant Iranian gas fields
    • Location of fields in the Persian Gulf
  • Qatar energy update
    • Qatar LNG exports by selected destination markets (2016)
  • Rosneft expands Middle East upstream position with Kurdistan agreements
    • Kurdistan's licencing history since 2000
  • Amec Foster Wheeler awarded contract for Marjan expansion project
    • Marjan expansion project
  • Qatar Petroleum & Chiyoda sign LNG debottlenecking agreement
    • Qatar's LNG market share
  • SDX Energy awarded Gharb Centre block in Morocco
    • SDX Energy's Moroccan acreage
  • Iran to add more companies to pre-qualified list
  • Energean a step closer to wildcard FID in Israel
    • Karish and Tanin contracted volumes vs remaining capacity
  • Eni enters Oman’s Block 52 alongside state-owned OOCEP
    • Oman top 10 acreage holders
    • Masirah Basin in relation to Block 52
  • Sound Energy doubles reserve estimate at Tendrara 
    • Moroccan gas production
  • Shell looks to reshape its Iraq portfolio 
  • President Rouhani gets re-elected: a major step for Iran’s new contracts
    • Iran's path to the first IPC
  • Egypt reduces arrears to IOCs
    • Egypt reduces arrears to IOCs
  • What is happening to Algeria's gas balance?
  • Crest to acquire WesternZagros and take it private
    • WesternZagros annual capital expenditure and entitlement production
  • Boost for Kurdistan as reserves upgraded at Khalakan
    • Shewashan 2P reserves 2017 vs 2015
  • First gas at BP's West Nile Delta
    • Annual upstream capex in Egypt
  • Tunisian production hindered by social unrest
    • Tunisia oil and gas production
  • PICO acquires the West El Burullus Concession
    • Map of offshore Nile Delta
  • NIOC signs two MoUs with OIEC and MAPNA on three fields
  • NIOC signs two MoUs with PNOC and IDRO on five fields
    • Fields' location in southwest Iran
  • DNO steps up investment in Kurdistan
    • Tawke block
  • SDX Energy make South Disouq discovery
  • Iran inaugurates Persian Gulf Star Condensate Refinery
    • Iran's condensate balance (2005-2030)
  • Shell and Repsol spud well in Algeria's Boughezoul license
  • Libya's El Sharara and Elephant fields reopen
    • El Sharara and Elephant location
  • Egypt ordered to pay Israeli Electric Company US$2 billion
  • Lebanon announces pre-qualified companies for licensing round
    • Companies pre-qualified for Lebanese licensing round
  • Kuwait Energy readies itself for a potential IPO
    • Kuwait Energy working interest production outlook
  • Cairo Breakfast Briefing audience poll
    • Where will most Israeli gas exports (gas from phases 2 of Tamar and Leviathan go)?
  • Shell enters hunt for unconventional play in Oman
    • Map showing location of Block 42
  • Egypt seeking to defer some LNG import cargoes into 2018
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