Eni operator of the block, BP and Total have efficiently drilled the primary exploration nicely within the North El Hammad license, within the typical Egyptian waters of the Nile Delta, on the prospect known as Bashrush.
The new discovery is positioned in 22 meters of water depth, 11 km from the coast and 12 km North-West from the Nooros discipline and about 1 km west of the Baltim South West discipline, each already in manufacturing.
The nicely found a single 152 meters thick fuel column throughout the Messinian age sandstones of the Abu Madi formation with glorious petrophysical properties. The nicely shall be examined for manufacturing.
The discovery of Bashrush demonstrates the numerous fuel and condensate potential of the Messinian formations on this sector of the Egyptian Offshore shallow waters. The discovery of Bashrush additional extends to the west the fuel potential of the Abu Madi formation reservoirs found and produced from the so-called “Great Nooros Area”.
Eni, along with its companions BP and Total, in coordination with the Egyptian Petroleum Sector, will start screening the event choices of this new discovery, with the intention of “quick monitoring” manufacturing by way of synergies with the realm’s present infrastructures.
In parallel with the event actions related to this new discovery, Eni will proceed to discover the “Great Nooros Area” with the drilling, this 12 months, of one other exploration nicely known as Nidoco NW-1 DIR, positioned within the Abu Madi West concession.
The discovery of Bashrush is additional demonstration of the effectiveness of Eni’s “incremental” exploration technique, aimed toward deciding on excessive worth alternatives and making certain quick growth of the brand new discoveries by way of present infrastructures.
In the North El Hammad concession, which is in participation with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Eni by way of its affiliate IEOC holds 37.5% curiosity, the function of Operator, BP holds the 37.5%, and Total holds the 25% of the Contractor curiosity.
Eni has been current in Egypt since 1954, the place it operates by way of IEOC Production. The 2020 fairness manufacturing of IEOC is within the vary of 280,000 boepd.
(Source and picture: ENI)
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