No. 15



EGPC Announces E&P Bid Round For 2001

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has invited bids from international oil companies for oil and gas exploration and development under production-sharing arrangements in 32 blocks located in different sedimentary basins (see Map on page A17). Nine of the blocks are located in the Gulf of Suez, three in the Red Sea, one in the south Aswan region, seven in the Western Desert, three in and to the east of...