Italian firm Eni’s flagship $12bn Zohr gas project is 80% complete and on course for December start-up. Egypt’s gas output is on the rise with BP’s WND project coming online in April and the belated ramp-up of Eni’s compatriot Edison’s Abu Qir field.

Egypt’s gas output in the first half of the year was at its highest level in over four years, with May’s 5.22bn cfd the highest since 2013 (MEES, 14 July).

UK firm BP’s 1.2bn cfd West Nile Delta...