North Bahariya Petroleum Company (NORPETCO) is preparing for the second stage of the Water Injection project in the Bahariya layer, to convert two producing fields to work on the Water Injection operation.

Based on the study conducted by Cairo University, more than 90% of the first phase was fully completed and currently, preparing the Ferdaus 13 and Ferdaus 8 for the water injection conversion, through the utilization of ECDC-1 rig.

NORPETCO is to purchase two water storage tanks and lift water pumps to reach the maximum use of the new Water Injection project. The project is expected to start during this August.

It is worth mentioning that NORPETCO is joint venture company between EGPC and Sahara Oil & Gas.