Badr Petroleum Company (Bapetco) finished the drilling of two development wells, BED-19-2 and BAHGA-U in the company’s Alam El-Shawish West Block, in the Western Desert.

These drilling activities were held in the context of the company’s development plan of the fiscal year of 2010/2011.

The drilling investments of the two wells totaled $8.265 million. The Bahga-U gas producing well was drilled to 15200 feet depth, while the other BED-19-2 oil producing well was drilled to a total depth of 9761 feet.

Bapetco plans to drill 44 wells during the 2011/2012 fiscal year, which is higher compared to last fiscal year’s 34 wells.