RWE Dea Discovers Gas Offshore El Amriya Concession

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RWE Dea Egypt has made a gas discovery in well NEA 3x in the North El Amriya concession, about 25 miles (40 kilometers) north of Alexandria. The well, drilled by the Atwood Aurora jackup, reached a total depth of 10,023 feet (3,055 meters), encountering gas in the lower Plicene sand in the Kafr El Sheik formation. The well was sidetracked to a total depth of 8,668 feet (2,642 meters) where a conventional gas filled sand channel was encountered. A drill stem test was performed on the unconventional reservoir, flowing at a rate of up to 14 MMcf/d, with the objective to prove the productivity in this kind of reservoir. RWE Dea wholly owns and operates the North El Amriya concession.

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