GANOPE completes seismic mapping for 4,200 km in Red Sea
GANOPE has completed seismic mapping for 4,200 km in the Red Sea in preparations to issue blocks there for a bid round, Chairman Mahmoud El Shimy said, according to Al Masry Al Youm. The maritime border demarcation agreement with Saudi Arabia allows for tendering blocks in the Red Sea for oil and gas E&P for the first time. New seismic surveys are also underway in the Shorouk concession in the Mediterranean, Oil Minister Tarek El Molla said last week, Al Shorouk reports. The surveys are meant to uncover further reserves in the Zohr gasfield, which is in the concession.