MILAN, Italy –Eni says gas production has begun from the Seth field offshore Egypt. The field is in the Ras El Barr concession about 60 km (37 mi) from shore.
The offshore facilities include a platform in 80 m water depth, two production wells, and an 11-km pipeline to the El Gamil onshore processing plant. Production is scheduled to reach 4.8 MMcm/d (170 MMcf/d) once it has ramped up.
Seth construction and operations has been assigned by Eni and BP to Petrobel, a joint venture between IEOC and the Egyptian state company EGPC.