Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Eng. Tarek El Molla, met with the Higher Committee, comprised of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS), Petrobel, and Italy’s Eni, to follow up on the development of the Zohr field project. EGAS Chairman Eng. Mohamed Al-Masry, EGPC Chairman Eng. Tarek El Hadidy, Petrobel’s Chairman Eng. Atef Hassan, Petrojet’s Chairman Eng Mohamed Shemi, Enppi’s Chairman Eng. Mohamed Hathot, Eng. Adriano Mongini and Eng. Antonio Villa, representing Eni and IEOC, as well as representatives from Saipem were all present at the meeting.
Eng. Tarek El Molla said That Zohr field is a producing almost 900 million cubic feet of gas per day and will top 1 billion cubic feet per day in the end of 2017, and the development plan for the field to increase production will top 1 billion cubic feet per day in the end of 2019.
(Source: Ministry of Petroleum)