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Zohr field production test

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Eni has announced it has successfully performed the production test of Zohr 2X, first appraisal well of Zohr discovery, in the Shorouk block, offshore Egypt.

During the test, 120 m of the reservoir were opened to production. The well delivered up to 44 million ft3/d. Data has proved that the well has a great production capacity, which is estimated in a deliverability of up to 250 million ft3/d in production configuration (about 46 000 boe/p).

The drilling of a further three wells is expected. The onshore gas treatment plant construction works have started and the bids for the offshore activities launched and nearly completed.

Eni, through IEOC, holds 100% stake of Shorouk license. Operations are being conducted by Petrobel, which is a joint venture between IEOC and the State partner Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC).

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