Eni finds new gas field offshore Egypt

Issue 388 - 14 Mar 2019 | 1 minute read

Eni’s gas discovery at the Nour North Sinai concession about 50km offshore Sinai will revive speculation that the company could soon be developing another large gas field similar in scale to Zohr, the deep-water field which transformed the prospects of Egypt’s upstream sector when it was found in 2015. On 14 March, Eni said that its Nour-1 wildcat well had intersected 33 metres of gross sandstone pay with good petrophysical properties and an estimated gas column of 90 metres in the Oligocene Tineh formation.

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