The joint venture working at Abu Sennan has started production from a well only two months after the discovery, United Oil & Gas has said.
United Oil & Gas
The ASD-1X, in Egypt’s Abu Sennan, is a commercial discovery, United Oil & Gas reported, saying a second well had been spudded on May 2.
Kuwait Energy has tested the ASH-3 well in Egypt at 6,379 barrels per day of oil and 6.7 million cubic feet per day of gas.
United Oil & Gas expects production to rise slightly in 2021, while capital expenditure will double primarily as a result of drilling two wells in Egypt.
Kuwait Energy has signed up a drilling rig for work on the Abu Sennan concession and is making progress on the ASH-2 pipeline.
Testing of Egypt’s El Salmiyah-5 has seen the well flow at rates of around 8,700 barrels of oil equivalent per day, United Oil & Gas has reported.
A pipeline has been completed at the Al Jahraa field, in Egypt, allowing gas sales to begin and eliminating flaring, United Oil & Gas has reported.
United Oil & Gas has returned to trading on London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM) and is nearing completion of its acquisition of a stake in Egypt’s Abu Sennan licence.
Malaysian firm Hibiscus Petroleum has struck a deal to acquire a North Sea discovery from two UK oil and gas businesses.