Output from Eni’s 21.5tcf Zohr gas field offshore Egypt hit 2.7bn cfd this week, well ahead of the initial development plan. Preparations are now afoot to ramp-up output to 3.2bn cfd plateau by the end of the year.

Italy’s Eni on 21 August announced that output from its flagship 21.5tcf Zohr gas field in Egypt’s deepwater Mediterranean has reached 2.7bn cfd. Initially Eni’s development plan for the field had 2.7bn cfd slated for plateau, to be reached by the end of...