Kuwait Energy and EGPC make hydrocarbon find onshore Egypt

gas-egypt3 2Kuwait Energy has 50 per cent stake in the licence with Dover owning 28 per cent and Beach Energy holding 22 per cent. (Image source: Tom Check/Flickr)Kuwait Energy and its partner Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC) have discovered hydrocarbons in the North African country

Exploration well ASA-1 st3 achieved flow rates of 1,604 bpd and 2,164 bpd over the Abu Roash ‘E’ and Abu Roash ‘C’ reservoirs respectively at the Abu Sennan License.

According to Kuwait Energy, this is the seventh exploration success in the Abu Sennan Concession and the twenty third discovery in Egypt for Kuwait Energy since 2008.

The company has also completed the appraisal of the El Salmiya-6 well, located in the Western Desert. The test results from the primary target Kharita Sandstone are 2,750 bpd and 274,673 standard cu/m of gas per day on ¾-inch choke.

Sara Akbar, CEO of Kuwait Energy, said, “I am delighted to announce yet another discovery for Kuwait Energy at Abu Sennan. Egypt continues to be a flourishing region for us and this exploration success has the potential to add to our reserves and daily production levels.”

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