Tharwa started the exploration activities in Egypt with four concessions in the Western Desert and one concession in the Mediterranean Sea. Also, Tharwa was awarded East Abu Sennan Concession in the Western Desert through the EGPC international bid round during 2007.
In 2009, Tharwa won Esh El Mellaha Extension Concession in the Eastern Desert through Ganope bid round. In September 2011, a relinquishment of the total area of El Arish Offshore Concession to EGAS was carried out. The current total exploration acreage of the concessions after relinquishment and its merge is 17,138.85 Sq.Kms according to the terms of the Concession agreements.
Tharwa Concessions in Egypt after September 2011