Mediterranean Sea

Exploration & Production , Transactions

Eni, TotalEnergies Complete Transfer of Lebanon Exploration Block Interest to QatarEnergy

Eni and QatarEnergy both hold a 30% interest in the offshore Lebanon Blocks 4 and 9, while operator TotalEnergies holds a 35% interest.

January 30, 2023

Exploration & Production , International

Libya to Sign Gas Deals with Italy's Eni, NOC's Bengdara Says

The deal involved the renewal of an existing agreement originally struck in 2008, according to Libya's National Oil Corp. head Farhat Bengdara.

January 26, 2023

Business , Exploration & Production , Field Development , Policy & Regulations

E&P Highlights: Jan. 23, 2022

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines including first gas from an Oman field and new contract awards from the past week in the upstream oil and gas industry.

January 23, 2023


Eni Discovers Gas Offshore Egypt in Eastern Mediterranean Sea

Eni affiliate IEOC Production BV holds a 45% interest in the Nargis-1 well.

January 17, 2023

Business , Shelf , Highlights , Emerging Plays , Discoveries , Deepwater

E&P Highlights: Jan. 9, 2023

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines from the past week in the upstream oil and gas industry, which include ONGC bringing stranded assets online to its “lucky mascot” and Aker Solutions winning the conversion contract for the Petrojarl Knarr FPSO.

January 9, 2023

Field Development , Natural Gas

TotalEnergies Committed to Start Lebanon Drilling Next Year

TotalEnergies' Patrick Pouyanné confirmed the company's objectives with Walid Fayad, Lebanon's caretaker energy minister, at its headquarters on Dec. 12.

December 12, 2022

Exploration & Production , Technology

E&P Highlights (Nov. 28, 2022): Sinopec Shale Gas Discovery

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines including a new find in the Sichuan Basin and a flaring investigation in the U.K. North Sea from the past week in the upstream oil and gas industry.

November 28, 2022

Field Development , International

Israel Allows TotalEnergies, Eni to Search for Gas Offshore after Lebanon Border Deal

A focus of the deal was settling a dispute over a potential gas field in Lebanon’s offshore Block 9 that extends into Israeli waters. TotalEnergies is the operator of Block 9 with a 60% interest. Eni holds 40%.

November 15, 2022

Exploration & Production , Natural Gas , Emissions

Big Gas Chiefs Bill Themselves as Climate Leaders at COP27

“The most important thing is for people to see America’s largest natural gas producer here at COP27 as a symbol that we’re going to be a leader in energy transition,” EQT CEO Toby Rice told Reuters on the sidelines of COP27.

November 14, 2022

Exploration & Production , International , Seismic

Greece Paves Way for Seismic Surveys for Gas Off Crete

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced the plan during an interview on Nov. 7, saying that the surveys will be carried out by Exxon Mobil Corp.

November 8, 2022