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BP makes third gas discovery in North Damietta Concession, East Nile Delta, Egypt

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BP has announced another gas discovery in the North Damietta Offshore Concession in the East Nile Delta, Egypt. The Qattameya Shallow-1 exploration well was drilled to a total depth of 1961 m in water depth of approximately 108 m using the El Qaher II jack-up rig. The wireline logs, pressure data and fluid samples confirmed the presence of 37 m of net gas pay in high quality Pliocene sandstones. Options to tie the discovery back to nearby infrastructure are being studied.

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