The Ganoub Al-Dabaa Petroleum Company announced the drilling of a new exploratory well in the South Dabaa Field, in the area of the Western Desert.

The gas producing, SD 7-4-2X was drilled to a total depth of 11000 feet, through the EDC-10 rig.

The drilling cost of this exploratory well totaled $3 million.

The average daily production of the South Dabaa Field stands at 57.4 million cubic feet of gas.