Egypt: Brisk pace for Zohr appraisal

Issue 320 - 24 Mar 2016 | 1 minute read
Eni is powering ahead with appraisal of the Zohr gas discovery, with a successful production test of the Zohr 2X well and plans for three more wells this year. The well delivered up to 44mcf/d constrained by surface facilities, and is expected to have a production capacity of up to 250mcf/d. The well, the first appraisal well of the August 2015 Zohr discovery, was located 1.5km south-east of Zohr 1X and downdip of it, on the flank of the structure, in a water depth of 1,460 metres. Eni said the appraisal programme envisaged a further three wells this year.

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