EGYPT/EAST MEDITERRANEAN 

BP Begins Production At North Shadwan

BP has started production from its North Shadwan block in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez. Initial production of 1,000 b/d from the block’s NS 377 field will ramp up to 12,000 by 2014 as two further fields on the block come on stream. Oil is being shipped by pipeline to the Ras Ghara processing facility, operated by the Eni/EGPC Petrobel joint operating company, and then to the Petroco oil centre at Abu Rudeis (for...