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Eni Spuds Offshore Well in Contract Area D

By John Lee. Italy's Eni has spudded its B1-16/3 well, in Contract Area D (NC41), offshore Libya. The well is in 518 ft of water, about 140 km northwest of Tripoli and 5 km north of the Bahr Essalam gas field. The 9,865-ft well's primary objective is the Metlaoui group reservoir. Drilling is expected to […]

$500m Floating Oil Terminal arrives from S Korea

A new $500-million floating oil rig has arrived in Libyan coastal waters from South Korea. The Gaza Floating, Storage, Offloading Marine Terminal (FSO) was built by STX and delivered to the Mellitah-operated offshore Bouri field, 120 km northwest of Tripoli, according to Libya Herald. It will replace the existing, Sloug FSO, which has been on […]

Bahr Essalam 2 Gas Gathering Contract by End of Year

ENI and Mellitah Oil and Gas are expected to award a gas gathering contract for the Bahr Essalam phase 2 development in Block NC41 before the end of this year. E&P Mag reports that Phase 2 of the development, which is in 190 to 205 m of water 110km off Tripoli, will cover the delivery […]

OneSubsea Awarded $330m Contract

According to a report from Upstream Online, Libya's Mellitah Oil & Gas has awarded a $330-million contract to OneSubsea. The contract is to carry out work at the Bahr Essalam field in Block NC41. A statement from OneSubsea confirmed a major gas project offshore North Africa, but did not specify the location: "OneSubsea, a Cameron […]

New Gas Discovery in Sabratha Basin

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) and ENI North Africa Libya (Operator), being partners in an Exploration and Sharing Agreement in contract area D (NC41) signed in June 2008, have announced a new gas discovery in Contract Area D (NC41) in Sabratha Basin, Offshore Libya. The discovery exploration (New Field Wildcat) well B1-16/04 is located approximately […]