West Nile Delta is a producing conventional gas field located in deepwater in Egypt and is operated by BP Egypt. The field is located in block North Alexandria Concession, West Mediterranean Deepwater Concession, North Alexandria -2 Block (B) Development Lease, and North Alexandria -1 Block (A) Development Lease, with water depth of 2,132 feet.

Field participation details

The field is owned by BASF, LetterOne Holdings and BP.

Production from West Nile Delta

The West Nile Delta conventional gas field recovered 17.76% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production in 2021. The peak production was approximately 15 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 1,000 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2049. The field currently accounts for approximately 11% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 791.31 Mmboe, comprised of 43.46 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 4,487.04 bcf of natural gas reserves. West Nile Delta conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.27% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.


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