Cairo expects total gas output to reach a record 6.5bn cfd in September with Eni’s flagship 21.5tcf Zohr gas field ramping up from its current 1.16bn cfd to 1.75bn cfd in August. Egypt says this will bring an end to LNG imports.

A new dawn is on the horizon for Egypt. Gas output should hit 6.5bn cfd in September, oil minister Tariq al-Mulla says, an all-time high that easily surpasses the previous record of 6.219bn cfd reached in December 2011.

The new gas gains come courtesy of...