Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel) Chairman Khalid Mowafi announced that Zohr field production of natural gas reached 2.4 billion cubic feet (bcf) during the fiscal year (FY) 2022/23 in addition to about 3,700 barrels per day (b/d) of condensates.
Mowafi’s remarks came during the general assembly meeting of Petrosherouk Company headed by the Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla.
Mowafi noted that the 20th well is planned to come on stream by the end of October 2023 as one of the procedures to keep production rates on the same levels. Mowafi added that another project was executed to connect the processing unit of Zohr field to Al- Gameel compressors stations.
Furthermore, Mowafi said that there is preparation for drilling several new wells between 2024 – 2025 and going forward to study how to preserve the production rates.
For his part, El Molla praised the success partnership between companies of Eni, bp, Roseneft and Mubadala in Zohr project. He pressed the need for intensifying activities of drilling, discovery and exploration as well as working out applicable solutions with the use of state-of-the-art technologies to up production rates, noting that the State was fully ready to offer all aspects of support to this project, which is the biggest and most important one for the production of gas in Egypt.