Ministry expects Egypt’s natural gas output to reach 6.4 bcf/d by mid-2018

Egypt’s natural gas output is expected to reach 6.4 bcf/d by mid-2018, by which time Zohr will be producing 750 mmcf/d and the Nooros gas field will be producing 100 mmcf/d, Oil Ministry sources tell Al Borsa. Oil Minister Tarek El Molla had previously said natural gas output will reach 6.2 bcf/d by the end of FY2017-18, and that Egypt will reach self-sufficiency by the end of 2018. Egypt currently produces 5.2 bcf/d of natural gas.