Eni to drill nine new wells in Egypt’s Zohr gas field until 2020

Italy’s Eni is planning to drill nine new development wells in the Zohr gas field until 2020 to achieve production targets agreed upon with the Oil Ministry, an industry source told the press. Zohr’s development plan involves drilling 20 wells, 11 of which have already been drilled. The company is planning to link the 11th well soon, bringing the supergiant field’s production level to 2.5 bcf/d by the end of the month, up from a current 2.3 bcf, the source added.