Egypt: Gulf of Suez, Kom Ombo fields growing

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.

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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