Cairo, September 10 - Neftegaz.RU. Production capacity of Zohr project, developed by the consortium of Eni, Rosneft, BP and Mubadala together with the Egyptian oil & gas companies, has been increased by more than 25% to more than 56.6 mcm of gas per day (2 bcf per day).
The increase has been achieved due to the commissioning of the 5th train of the gas preparation plant at the site, as well as the start-up of the 2nd export pipeline and new wells.
The field is expected to reach production capacity of 76 mcm of gas per day (2.7 bcf per day) by the end of 2019, ahead of schedule. In the 1st half of 2018 3.1 bcm of gas was produced at the field.
Projects in the Middle East are one of the strategic directions of development for Rosneft. Participation in the development of the unique Zohr production asset in cooperation with the world majors and the company’s strategic partners strengthens its positions in this lucrative and strategically important region.
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