Zohr is a producing conventional gas field located in ultra-deepwater in Egypt and is operated by Petrobel. The field is located in block Zohr Development Lease and Shorouk Concession, with water depth of 5,045 feet.

An expansion project is associated with the Zohr, namely Zohr Development (Well 15th & Well 16th). This project is currently in the construction stage, expected to start in 2022.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Eni, Rosneft Oil, BP and Mubadala Investment.

Production from Zohr

The Zohr conventional gas field recovered 16.93% of its total recoverable reserves, with peak production expected in 2022. The peak production was approximately 5.34 thousand bpd of crude oil and condensate and 3,136 Mmcfd of natural gas. Based on economic assumptions, production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2046. The field currently accounts for approximately 27% of the country’s daily output.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 2,492.24 Mmboe, comprised of 26.72 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate and 14,793.09 bcf of natural gas reserves. Zohr conventional gas field reserves accounts 0.85% of total remaining reserves of producing conventional gas fields globally.

Contractors involved in the Zohr conventional gas field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Zohr project as follows.

Main EPC: Maire Tecnimont

Other Contractors: Havfram


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