Mustafa As-Saruri, Ph.D., and Rasoul Sorkhabi, Ph.D.
Yemen’s petroleum resource base will be a critical part of reconstruction efforts once peace is restored, but this will require high-resolution exploration and development in both onshore producing basins and offshore frontier areas in the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea.
Raffaele Di Cuia and Alberto Riva, GEPlan Consulting
The opening of new areas and the changing regional political and economic situation, together with innovative technologies, new seismic data and improved imaging, have revitalised exploration activity in the Central and Western Mediterranean. Analysing the characteristics of previous carbonate discoveries can help future exploration activity.
Simon Baer, Øystein Lie (PGS) and Ayman Almorshedy (EGAS)
Hydrocarbon exploration success offshore Egypt to date is mainly associated with the prolific Pliocene sequence in the Nile Delta Basin, but as the recent Zohr discovery shows, there are other potential plays to follow. Here, we look at the relatively unexplored area of offshore West Egypt.