Badr El Din-El Hamra Oil Pipeline

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Badr El Din-El Hamra Oil Pipeline، خط أنابيب بدرالدين- الحمراء is an operating oil pipeline, running from Badr 1 oilfield to El Hamra terminal, Egypt.[1]


The pipeline runs from Bard1 oilfield in Qattara Depression to El Hamra terminal in Matruh Governorate, north-east Egypt.[2]

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Project details

  • Operator: Badr El Din Petroleum Company (BAPETCO)[3]
  • Owner: Western Desert Operating Petroleum Company (WEPCO)[2]
  • Parent company: Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)[2]
  • Capacity: 60.000 barrels per day[1]
  • Length: 128 kilometers[1]
  • Diameter: 12 inches[1]
  • Status: Operating[3]
  • Start year: 1982[1]
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:


  • Badr field was the oldest producing asset for Bapetco/Shell. The agreement between Shell/Bapetco and EGPC ended in 2012. In 2014 EGPC assigned WEPCO to take over the exploration and operation activities.[2] Two expansion projects are associated with the Badr oil field, namely Badr El-Din 17 Expansion and Badr El-Din 2 Expansion. The expansion projects are currently in the feasibility stage.[4]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 "Egypt Oil and Gas Newspaper" (PDF).{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Badr Field".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Bapetco Exceeds Production Plans by 11%".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  4. "Badr El-Din Development Lease Conventional Oil Field, Egypt".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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