|14 February, 2020

SDX Energy starts drilling operations at South Disouq in Egypt

The new well is expected to a reach its targeted depth of approximately 9,000 feet in late March or early April 2020

Image used for illustrative purpose. The Mostord oil refinery in Cairo, May 6, 2008.

Image used for illustrative purpose. The Mostord oil refinery in Cairo, May 6, 2008.

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Cairo –  MENA-focused oil and gas company SDX Energy on Friday announced the commencement of drilling operations of the SD-6X (Salah) well at South Disouq in Egypt.

The new well is expected to a reach its targeted depth of approximately 9,000 feet in late March or early April 2020, according to a company statement.

On completion of Salah, the rig will move to the location of the SD-12X (Sobhi) well, around six kilometres to the west.

"Salah and Sohbi are very exciting wells for the company with the potential to more than double the reserves to be processed through the South Disouq gas processing facilities. We now have three rigs drilling simultaneously in Egypt and Morocco and I look forward to providing further updates on these campaigns in due course,” SDX’s CEO Mark Reid said.

SDX is an international oil and gas exploration, production and development company, headquartered in London, UK.

Source: Mubasher

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