BP Begins Production from Edfu Field Offshore Egypt

BP has begun production from its Edfu Field in the Gulf of Suez. Production started at 10,000 barrels per day and is expected to increase to 25,000 barrels per day after two additional wells come on stream within the next six months. The field was discovered in November 2001 and has proven reserves of approximately 25 - 30 million barrels.

Gupco a joint venture between BP and Egyptian General Petroleum, is the operator of the field.