EGYPT 

Australia’s Beach Sees ‘Imminent’ Start to Egyptian Production

Australian independent Beach Energy is set for its first significant international production with the start up of 1,000 b/d initial production from the North Shadwan block in Egypt’s Red Sea later this month. Beach says initial production from the BP-operated block is “imminent”, with first oil coming from the NS 377 field. Production is set to build to around 12,000 b/d by 2014...