Middle East Economic Survey


No 44



BG Egypt Starting Phase 8a Of West Delta Deep Marine

BG Egypt on 17 October announced the start-up of Phase 8a in its West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) concession in the east Mediterranean some 90km north of the Nile Delta. The project was sanctioned in April 2010 by shareholders BG Egypt (operator) and Malaysias Petronas, both of which hold 50% of the license.

Phase 8a is an extension of the existing deepwater subsea infrastructure...