Eni speeds up Bahr Essalam expansion

Libya’s improving political situation will help entice IOCs back to the war-torn country, but it still has much work to do Libya’s improving political situation will help entice IOCs back to the war-torn country, but it still has much work to do.
By Verity Ratcliffe 8 August 2017 0 27094
From left: Libyan leader Fayez al-Sarraj, French President Emmanuel Macron and Khalifa Haftar agree the ceasefire. (PA)

Eni has fast-tracked the development of the second phase of the Bahr Essalam gas field, demonstrating the resilience of Libya’s offshore sector. 

Mellitah Oil & Gas, a joint venture between Eni and Libya’s state-owned National Oil Corp. (NOC) had expected to produce first gas from Bahr Essalam’s second phase in Q2 2021. However, first gas is now scheduled for 2018, Eni said in a statement following a meeting between its chief executive and Libyan officials at the end of July. 

Phase 2 will comprise 10 offshore wells,...

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