Badr El Din-El Hamra Oil Pipeline

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Badr El Din-El Hamra Oil Pipeline 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).
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Badr Field".
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Bapetco Exceeds Production Plans by 11%".
  4. "Badr El-Din Development Lease Conventional Oil Field, Egypt".

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