Zohr to Yield 500 mcf/d in 2017

Zohr to Yield 500 mcf/d in 2017

The  Zohr gas field will produce 500 million standard cubic feet per day (mscf/d) before the end of 2017, according to the Egyptian Prime Minister, Sherif Ismail, Al Ahram Newspaper reports.

Egypt had been importing 10 to 12 shipments of natural gas per month, Sherif noted, but has recently decreased that amount to 8 cargoes a month. Rising production from the Zohr, Atoll, Noroos, and West Delta fields will further decrease imports, he said.

In addition to Zohr, Egypt expects the Fayoum and Giza fields to begin production by the end of 2018, adding 500-700 mscf/d to Egypt’s domestic production, Egypt Oil & Gas reported.

Egypt’s production of natural gas rose to 3.37 million tons in July 2017, a year-on-year (Y-o-Y) increase of 28.6% from last year’s 2.62 million tons, Egypt Oil & Gas reported earlier this month.

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Sarah has been writing in the oil and gas field for 8 years. She has a Bachelor Degree in English Literature. She has three years of experience in the banking sector.

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