Egypt is the world’s 11th-largest producer of natural gas and the country’s output decreased by 5% in 2022, over 2021. The country accounts for 2% of global production, with the world’s other largest producers being the US, Russia and Iran. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of the natural gas sector in Egypt in its report, Middle East and North Africa Oil and Gas Upstream Development Trends and Forecast by Project Type, Countries, Terrain and Companies 2022-2026. Buy the report here.

Over the five years to 2022, production from Egypt increased by a CAGR of 6% and is expected to drop by a CAGR of 3% between 2023 and 2027.

The largest producers of natural gas in Egypt are BP, Eni and Rosneft Oil. BP was the largest producer of natural gas in 2022 with output up by 2% on 2021.

Eni was the second-largest producer, with output up by 6%, and Rosneft Oil was third with an increase of 3% on the previous year.

There are 30 natural gas producing fields in Egypt of which ten are located offshore and the rest onshore. The Mediterranean Sea has the majority of the natural gas fields in the country with 12.

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