Latest Western Desert Stories

2010-08-26 06:35:00

Egypt’s Ministry of Culture announced Wednesday that archaeologists have unearthed the remains of a 3,500-year-old trading settlement in one of the country’s desert oases that predates earlier cities by a thousand years.

2010-06-16 06:00:00

HOUSTON, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced that new production from its Faghur Basin fields has propelled its Egyptian gross-operated oil and gas production above 330,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe) per day, surpassing the company's late-2005 goal of doubling output from Egypt's Western Desert within five years. Incremental production from several Faghur Basin discoveries - including Phiops - pushed output from the basin above 26,000...

2010-02-18 10:47:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) announced today that Egypt's Ministry of Petroleum has finalized extension of the Khalda Offset and East Bahariya concessions in the Western Desert.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.