Exploration/Development Briefs

07/08/2013
Egypt A group led by Vegas Oil & Gas has tested its Al Amir SE-17 development well at 3,664 b/d of oil and spudded the Shehab-2 exploratory well, both on the Northwest Gemsa concession onshore Egypt's Gulf of Suez basin 300 km southeast of Cairo. The company is producing Al Amir SE-17 at 1,134 b/d of oil and 1.31 MMscfd on a 24⁄64-in. choke from Shagar perforations at 9,560-80 ft. The higher-rate test measured 800 psi flowing wellhead pressure on an 8⁄64-in. choke. TD is 9,905 ft. Log analysis indicates 12 ft of Shagar net pay and 16 ft of Rahmi net oil pay. Production from the concession is restricted by surface off-take facility constraints and will be limited to 12,500 b/d of oil...
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