Badr El-Din Petroleum Company (Bapetco) invested $2.172 million in a drilling activity in the Alam El-Shawish Concession, onshore the Western Desert.

The company completed the drilling of Sitra 8-14 development well to a total depth of 11565 feet through the EDC-72 rig.

This drilling operation serves the 2011/2012 plan of Bapetco, the joint venture between the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) and Shell Egypt.

Bapetco is Involved in the oil and gas exploration and production in the Western Desert area, through its fields, such as Bed-1, Bed-2, Bed-3, Neag, Neag-1, Sheiba; Sitra, El-Hamra, Obayied and America.