No 21



Shell Discovers Oil In Western Desert Concession

Shell Egypt announced on 20 May that its Sheiba 18-3 discovery well in the Northeast Abu Gharadig (NEAG) concession had successfully tested up to 1,600 b/d of 36 API oil and 900,000 cfd of gas. The well flowed from perforations between 2,114-2,134ms in the Bahariya Sandstone. Sheiba 18-3 is the first commercial oil discovery in the eastern part of the NEAG concession in the Western Desert. Shell (operator 52%) and...