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EGPC to Extend Bidding Deadline for Suez Gulf and Western Desert Acreage

The EgyptianGeneral Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) is reconsidering the bidding deadlinesset earlier for acreage on offer in the Gulf of Suez and the Western Desert witha view to extending them to the end of June or July, according to Mr. WafiqMushrif, Vice-Chairman of Agreements at the EGPC. Six tracts are on offer in theGulf of Suez and seven in the Western Desert, for which the deadlines...