Egypt boosted its natural gas production to reach 4.35bcf/d from August’s level of 4.17bcf/d. This increase in natural gas output, at a rate of 230mcf/d, came as a result of linking new wells to production. Furthermore, a source from the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co (EGAS) stated that gas imports to the country decreased from 1.3bcf/d to 1.25bcf/d, informed Al Borsa News.

Earlier in September, EGAS reported that Egypt’s natural gas production capacity was projected at 330mcf/d as a result of linking wells located in the Mediterranean, Nile Delta and Western Desert Concessions owned by Eni, BP and Shel, to production.

The report further explained that the company successfully added Petrobel’s Nedoco North-West6, with gas production capacity 140mcf/d. In addition to adding Nedoco West2, with gas production capacity of 100mcf/d, sequentially boosting ENi’s Nooros field total gas production to 670mcf/d. The company also added Pharaonic Petroleum’s Taurt-8, with gas production capacity of 70mcf/d, and finally Badr el Din Petroleum (BAPETCO)’s STRA3-3 well, with gas production capacity of 20mcf/d.