BP STARTS GAS PRODUCTION OFFSHORE EGYPT | AfriTV Online

BP has announced the start of gas production from its latest development offshore Egypt–the Qattameya gas field in the North Damietta offshore concession.   Through the joint venture company, the Pharaonic Petroleum Company (PhPC), the field, which is ...

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BP STARTS GAS PRODUCTION OFFSHORE EGYPT

Published by: A. Odean
10/27/2020 02:26 PM

BP has announced the start of gas production from its latest development offshore Egypt–the Qattameya gas field in the North Damietta offshore concession.

 

Through the joint venture company, the Pharaonic Petroleum Company (PhPC), the field, which is expected to produce up to 50 million cu ft of gas per day, has been developed through a one-well subsea development and tie-back to existing infrastructure.

 

Karim Alaa, BP’s North Africa regional president, said: “By building on BP’s significant existing assets and infrastructure offshore Egypt, we were able to develop Qattameya efficiently and economically. Creating value through high quality, efficient oil and gas developments is a key part of BP’s strategy. We see this as a great example of resilient hydrocarbons development."

 

Qattameya hose discovery was announced in 2017, is located approximately 45 km west of the Ha’py platform, in 108 metres of water. It is tied back to the Ha’py and Tuart field development via a new 50km pipeline and is also connected to their existing subsea utilities via a 50 kilometre umbilical.

 

BP holds 100% equity in the North Damietta offshore concession in the East Nile Delta. Gas production from the field is directed to Egypt’s national grid.

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