No. 33

18 August 1997


EGPC Extends Deadline On Three Blocks In 1997 First Bid Round To 30 April 1998

The Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has extended the closing date forthree out of the 15 blocks included in the first bid round for 1997 from 30 September 1997to 30 April 1998. The three are: (1) Block A, West Mediterranean Deep Water, 21,600 sq.kms. offshore extending from Libyan waters to more than half the way to Alexandria; (2)Block B, West Mediterranean Deep...