West El Manzala Development Leases is a producing conventional gas field located onshore Egypt and is operated by El Wastani Petroleum . The field is located in block West Manzala Development Lease.

An expansion project is associated with the West El Manzala Development Leases, namely Balsam Infill Project. This project is currently in the approval stage.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Dana Gas.

Production from West El Manzala Development Leases

The West El Manzala Development Leases conventional gas field recovered 51.24% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2017. The peak production was approximately 5.39 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate, 160 Mmcfd of natural gas and 1.96 thousand bpd of natural gas liquids. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2066. The field currently accounts for approximately 2% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 130.44 Mmboe, comprised of 18.1 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate, 658.14 bcf of natural gas reserves and 2.65 Mmbbl of natural gas liquid reserves. West El Manzala Development Leases conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.04% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


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