No. 3



EGPC Announces First Bid Round For 1996

In announcing the first bid round for 1996, the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) has invited offers for oil and gas exploration and development rights in nine blocks - A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H and I - located in different parts of the country (for the area and location of the blocks, see map overleaf). The closing date for the bids is 30 June 1996. The EGPC announcement invites companies "to...