EGAS drills fourth well in Egypt's giant Zohr gas field

He added that finishing drilling works at the fourth well is set to accelerate Zohr gas field to start output in 2017 with capacity of around

  
A fire is seen on a gas pipeline in the Massaeed area west of the Mediterranean coastal town of al-Arish, North of Sinai. Image for illustrative purposes. Image used for illustrative purpose.

A fire is seen on a gas pipeline in the Massaeed area west of the Mediterranean coastal town of al-Arish, North of Sinai. Image for illustrative purposes. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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03 July 2016
Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company- EGAS finished drilling fourth well in Zohr gas field in Mediterranean Sea, Chairman Mohamed El Masry said Saturday.

EGAS is committed to the determined drilling schedule of the Italian oil company Eni, the head stated.

He added that finishing drilling works at the fourth well is set to accelerate Zohr gas field to start output in 2017 with capacity of around one billion cubic feet daily.

Chairman El Masry noted that drilling works at the fifth well will start immediately to finish drilling the sixth well of Zohr field whose potential capacity is estimated at 30 trillion cubic feet of gas.

© Amwal Alghad 2016

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