Egypt: Gulf of Suez, Kom Ombo fields growing

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, May 26
-- Sea Dragon Energy Inc., Calgary, said oil production from Al Amir SE and Geyad fields along the Gulf of Suez has temporarily increased to 9,470 b/d of oil.

Cumulative production has exceeded 5.2 million bbl of 42° gravity oil on the NW Gemsa concession, operated by Vegas Oil & Gas with 50% interest. Circle Oil PLC has 40% and Sea Dragon 10%.

The Geyad-3C well, which confirms a southeasterly extension of Geyad field, is flowing 2,430 b/d of oil and 2.53 MMscfd of gas on a 32/64-in. choke from the Shagar member of the Miocene Kareem formation. Shagar sands were encountered 122 ft higher than prognosis with 14 ft of net oil pay. The well also cut 5 ft of oil pay in Belayim sands. The next well is Geyad-5C.

Water injection is to start late June in Al Amir SE field.

Meanwhile, Al Baraka field in the Kom Ombo field in southern Egypt is 800 b/d. Geological, geophysical, and engineering work and remapping of Al Baraka field are progressing to firm up locations for two exploratory wells and the AB-17, AB-18, and AB-19 development wells planned for late 2011. Sea Dragon and Dana Gas jointly operate the Kom Ombo concession with 50-50 interests.

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