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Tuesday, 27 August 2019

Shell to drill Montu well at West Delta concession this month

Shell is set to begin drilling at the Montu well in its West Delta deep marine concession in the Mediterranean Sea this month, the company said in a statement (pdf). The Discoverer India drillship will drill 6k meters below the water’s surface, setting a new record as the deepest well in Egypt. The well is estimated to have a reserve of 4.7 tcf of natural gas and will take five months to drill.

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