Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 50

11-Dec-2006

EGYPT

EGPC Awards Blocks 2 And 8 To Sipetrol And Edison International-Led Groups

The Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) has awarded Blocks 2 and 8 of its February international bid round to Sipetrol and Edison International-led groups respectively (MEES, 27 February). Block 2 (Rommana, 6,184 sq km) is in the Sinai, east of the Suez Canal. Chiles Sipetrol International will be operator (40%), while Thailands PTT Exploration and...