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Italy’s Eni discovers gas field offshore Egypt’s Nile Delta

Egypt has benefited massively from its 2016 discovery of the Zohr gas field

Italian energy company Eni said on Wednesday it discovered a gas field, which is estimated to hold up to 4 trillion cubic feet of gas, in the waters of the Nile Delta, offshore Egypt.

  • The National

The discovery in the Great Nooros area, located in the Abu Madi Development Lease, was confirmed after Eni drilled an exploratory well called the Nidoco NW-1 in the concession area.

The Nidoco NW-1 well found gas-bearing sands with “good petrophysical properties” in the Abu Madi formations.

Preliminary evaluation of…

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