Egypt Nile delta gas plays take off

G. Alan Petzet Exploration Editor Amoco Nile Delta Discoveries [37198 bytes] Exploration since about 1992 is establishing Egypt's Nile delta as a major gas/condensate prov- ince. The delta was estimated to have produced about 1 tcf as of Jan. 1, 1992. At that time reserves were estimated at almost 7 tcf. Only a few fields are yet on production. Reserve estimates for the delta appear to be at least several times what they were in 1992. Many blocks are still to be explored by the drill. Lack of comprehensive source rock studies is complicating resource estimates. The pace of discoveries has picked up the past 2 years, and operators have assured Egyptian authorities that ...

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