No. 36



Egypt Made 32 Oil And Gas Discoveries In 1996

Companies operating in Egypt made a total of 32 oil and gas discoveries in the year 1996, according to a recent issue of the monthly al-Bitrul magazine published by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC). These comprised what have been officially classified as 12 oil discoveries and 20 gas discoveries. The majority of the gas discoveries were made in the prolific Nile Delta offshore, though an...