VOL. XL No. 1621-April-1997


Banbi Inaugurates Two Gas Fields In DeltaOffshore

Egyptian Oil Minister Hamdi al-Banbi on 14 April officially inaugurated thestart of production fromthe Northwest Abu Madi and Baltim South gas fields in Egypt's Delta offshore.The combined output of the two fields was given as 42mn cu. ft./d of gas and 700 b/d ofcondensate. The Abu Madi permit is held by the Agip subsidiary International Egyptian Oil Company (IEOC)alone and the Baltim block on a 50/50 basis by...