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December 2, 2021

West Delta Deep Marine Development Lease Conventional Gas Field, Egypt

By Carmen

West Delta Deep Marine Development Lease is a producing conventional gas field located in deepwater in Egypt and is operated by Burullus Gas. The field is located in block West Delta (Deep Marine) Development Lease, with water depth of 3,260 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Petroliam Nasional and Royal Dutch Shell.

Production from West Delta Deep Marine Development Lease

The West Delta Deep Marine Development Lease conventional gas field recovered 89.18% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2007. The peak production was approximately 6.75 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 2,030 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2031. The field currently accounts for approximately 4% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 139.17 Mmboe, comprised of 11.28 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 767.34 bcf of natural gas reserves. West Delta Deep Marine Development Lease conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.05% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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