Monday, 29th December 2014
Belayim Land field is one of the oldest and largest oil fields in Egypt. It was discovered in 1954. Its current daily production is about 80,000 BOPD. It produces oil from many sandstone reservoirs, Rudeis, Kareem, Belayim and South Gharib. Rudeis formation is the lowest reservoir in the Anticline structure that forming the field. The sandstone section of Rudeis formation is of an excellent reservoir quality. It is composed of quartz arenite with 22% average porosity and 800 md average horizontal gas permeability. The vertical permeability is about 0.9 of the horizontal permeability. The crude oil is of moderate quality with about 20 API.