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Burg Al-'Arab Field Starts Test Production

Burg al-'Arab, the first oil field with majority Egyptian private sector shareholding, began test production on 5 February at a rate of 1,000 b/d, which is expected to rise to 5,000 b/d by the end of this year. The Egyptian private sector firm is Gharib Oil Fields Company, headed by Eng. Salih 'Awad Allah, which last year acquired an 80% interest in Kriti's onshore Burg al-'Arab concession area located on the...