Dec. 16, 2017
Two gas flares at Zohr gas treatment plant have started operation on Dec. 14, 2017 and the plant pumped experimental quantities of gas to the national grid, in preparation to start processing Zohr gas at this plant”
Initial production of Zohr gas field has started on Saturday Dec. 16, 2017, with a production capacity of 350 million cubic feet a day. With the completion of the initial phase for this project planned for May 2018 production will gradually reach more than a billion cubic feet a day,
The Mediterranean’s largest gas field Zohr with an area of 100 square meters at a depth of 1,450 meters was discovered in 2015 by Italian energy company Eni and is expected to save Egypt some $1 billion annually in gas imports.