Flames burning off excess gas are seen at Nasiriya oilfield in Nasiriya province, southeast of Baghdad,Iraq.(Reuters File Photo) Flames burning off excess gas are seen at Nasiriya oilfield in Nasiriya province, southeast of Baghdad,Iraq.(Reuters File Photo)

Gas production at Egypt's 9B field to begin in October: minister

By: MENA
Wed, Sep. 12, 2018
CAIRO - 12 September 2018: Production of natural gas from two deepwater wells at Shell’s West Nile Delta field 9B in Egypt will begin in October, the country’s petroleum minister said on Wednesday.

Tarek el Molla, speaking at a general assembly meeting of Rashid and Borolos gas companies, said ten new wells will be placed at the country's gas production map next year to reach a target of 400 million cubic feet at a total of 740 million dollars.

He unveiled the ministry's plan to intensify digging exploratory wells to increase national gas and petroleum reserves.
 
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