Bashrush discovery in North El Hammad concession successfully tested

Source: press release, 28 July 2020

photo: Eni
photo: Eni

Eni – as the Operator of the Block – and contractor member bp and Total have successfully tested the well drilled on the Bashrush prospect in the North El Hammad concession of the conventional Egyptian waters of the Nile Delta.

The well has been opened to test potentiality of production, and it delivered up to 32 MMscfd of gas. The test rate was limited by surface testing facilities. The well deliverability in production configuration is estimated at up to 100 MMscf of gas and 800 barrels of condensate per day.

Eni, together with its partners bp and Total, and in coordination with Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company, will continue screening the development options of Bashrush, with the aim of fast tracking production through synergies with the area’s existing infrastructures.

In the North El Hammad concession, which is in participation with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Eni through its affiliate IEOC holds 37.5% interest and the role of operator, bp holds the 37.5%, and Total holds the 25% of the contractor share.