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Banbi Inaugurates West Abu Qir Gas Field; Discussions Underway To DevelopPort Fuad Gas Discovery

On 26 March, Egyptian Oil Minister Hamdi al-Banbi inaugurated the start ofproduction from the offshore West Abu Qir gas field in the Mediterranean,northeast of Alexandria. The field has an output of 30mn cubic feet daily (cfd)and will raise the combined output of Abu Qir, North Abu Qir and West Abu Qir to200mn cfd. The three fields, which are operated by Wepco on...