Africa Oil & Gas: New Nooros Development Well Drilled Offshore Egypt

Egypt Petroleum Minister Tarek el-Molla
Petroleum Minister Tarek el-Molla during his participation in Rome MED 2017 forum – Press photo

A new development well on the Nooros gas field has been drilled. The Nooros field is located offshore Egypt in the Nile Delta.

The well, the Nedoko, is the fifteenth well drilled on Nooros to date. According to the country’s energy minister, Tarek El Molla, the well will be able to produce an estimated 5.09 Mmcm/d of gas.

The well will help maintain the output from the Nooros field at 34 Mmcm/d, which is currently the highest production rate of any of Egypt’s fields.

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