Newsletter 
  INSCRIPTION Inscription | ESPACE ANNONCEURS Publicité | CONTACT Contact |PLAN DU SITE Plan


Europétrole, le portail de l'industrie du pétrole
 
 accueil | actualité française | actualité internationale | recherche | interviews | focus | actualité par entreprise | actualité pétrole/gaz de schiste 
Partager :

  • New discoveries from Faraskur-1 and Marzouk-2 wells for DANAGAS in Egypt
    édité le 13/10/2009 - Plus de news de "Dana Gas" - Voir la fiche entreprise de "Dana Gas"


New discoveries from Faraskur-1 and Marzouk-2 wells for DANAGAS in Egypt
Dana Gas, the Middle East's first and largest regional private sector natural gas company, has announced two more significant gas discoveries – ‘Faraskur-1’ and ‘Marzouk-2’ – in one of its concessions in the Egyptian Nile Delta. Together, the two wells are expected to add 86 billion cubic feet (bcf) of gas to the company’s Egypt reserves.

The Faraskur-1 discovery, which is alone expected to add up to 73 bcf to the company’s Egyptian reserves, is located in the West El Manzala Concession. The well was spudded on 31 August 2009, reaching a total depth of 2,900 metres, on 27 September 2009. The well found 21 metres of gas in the Upper Abu Madi formation, and additional minor amounts in the
Kafr El Sheikh and Lower Abu Madi formations. The Upper Abu Madi pay zone tested 12.2 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscf/d) of gas and 243 barrels per day (bbl/d) of condensate.

The Marzouk-2 well, also located in the West El Manzala Concession, was drilled to a total depth of 3,995 m and found gas in three zones. The upper zone, within the Messinian Abu Madi formation, yielded a gas and condensate discovery with a net pay of 6.7 metres and tested 10 mmscf/d of gas. The lower two zones, in the Sidi Salim formation, yielded non-commercial quantities of gas. Despite the non-commercial gas rates achieved from the two lowermost layers these findings are important to Dana Gas’s future exploration campaign in Egypt, as they prove the presence of an active hydrocarbon system in a formation where the company has determined the presence of several other prospects. The estimated reserves for the Abu Madi zone are 13.4 bcf.

Commenting on these new discoveries, Dana Gas Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ahmed Al-Arbeed, said, “The discoveries at the Marzouk-2 and Faraskur-1 wells represent the eighth and ninth discoveries from our 2008–09 drilling campaign in the Nile Delta. The extensive planning that went into the drilling campaign is continuing to yield very positive results, boosting Dana Gas’ production and profitability”.

Dr. Hany Elsharkawi, President of Dana Gas Egypt, commented on the development plans for these discoveries: “For the tie-in of Faraskour-1, two main options are currently under consideration: to connect the well to the Wastani field to the north-west, by crossing the Nile river, or to connect the well to the new plant (Salma-Tulip) to the south-east, which is currently the subject of a feasibility study. As to Marzouk-2, the well has been temporary abandoned and will be completed later. It will be available for production as soon as the Development Lease is granted.”

Dana Gas is the sixth ranking natural gas producer in Egypt, and ended 2008 with a daily production rate from its Egyptian operations of 31,640 boe, a figure that has already increased to over 37,000 boe this year. The Company has made a number of significant discoveries in the Nile Delta in Egypt during 2008 & 2009, in addition to the first ever commercial oil discovery in Southern Egypt made in 2007.


Origine : Communiqué Dana Gas

Voir la fiche entreprise de "Dana Gas"



Les dernières news de "Dana Gas"

  geoenergydays
 
Emploi-Pétrole
 
Rechercher une news



française internationale








 
Les dernières news internationales


>> Toute l'actualité internationale     >> RSS
 
Recherche de news par tags

abu-dhabi adnoc aker-solutions algeria alstom amec anadarko angola apache australia axens azerbaijan baker-hughes barents-sea bechtel bg-group bp brazil canada carburant cbi centrica cgg chevron china cnooc cnpc co2 commission-europeenne compressor conocophillips consommation cpdp deepwater discovery drilling e-on edf egypt emerson engie engineering eni equinor exxonmobil feed flng flowline fluor fluxys fmc foster-wheeler fpso fsru fugro gabon gas gaz gazprom gazprom-neft gdf-suez ge ghana gnl gouvernement gtt gulf-of-mexico hess ifp india indonesia inpex iraq jacobs jgc kbr keppel licence lng lukoil lundin maersk-drilling maersk-oil malaysia mcdermott mozambique natural-gas nigeria nigeria nord-stream north-sea norway novatek offshore oman omv opec pdvsa pemex petoro petrobras petrofac petronas pgnig pipeline platform qatar qatar-petroleum qatargas raffinerie refinery repsol rig riser rosneft russia rwe saipem santos saudi-aramco schlumberger seadrill shah-deniz shale-gas shell siemens sinopec socar sonangol sonatrach south-stream statoil subsea subsea-7 tap technip technipfmc total transocean tullow turbine ufip uk vallourec vessel vopak well wintershall wood-group woodside



Europétrole © 2003 - 2019