Pipelines, Storage & Power

Zohr ramp-up leads Egypt to make gas supply changes

Egypt is making big plans for its gas sector as the country’s domestic output increases Egypt is making big plans for its gas sector as the country’s domestic output increases.
By Verity Ratcliffe 20 September 2018 0 32630
Drilling operations in the West Nile Delta. (BP plc)

Egypt’s state-run gas companies are responding to Eni’s plan to speed up its production schedule at the giant Zohr gas field

Grid operator GASCO has told Interfax Natural Gas Daily it is accelerating the construction of pipelines to transport gas from Zohr to the domestic market, while Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. (EGAS) and the energy ministry are closing down LNG import infrastructure ahead of schedule.

Eni said on 8 September that the startup of a fifth production unit has raised...