Fayoum Gas Field (Egypt)

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Fayoum Gas Field is an in development gas field in Egypt.

Along with Raven Oil and Gas Field (Egypt), Giza Gas Field (Egypt), Taurus Gas Field (Egypt), and Libra Gas Field (Egypt), Fayoum is a part of the West Nile Delta Oil and Gas Project (Egypt).

Project Details

Main Data

Table 1: Field-level project details for Fayoum Gas Field

*Final Investment Decision
Unit name Status Operator Owner Discovery year FID* year Production start year
Fayoum In development[1] BP[2] BP (82.75%); Wintershall DEA (17.25%)[2] 2001[3] 2019[2]

Production and Reserves

Table 2: Reserves of Fayoum Gas Field

million m³ = million cubic meters
Fuel Description Reserve Classification Quantity Units Data Year Source
gas commercial reserves 15744.02 million m³ 2015 [3]


Table 3: field-level location details for Fayoum Gas Field

Location Coordinates (WGS 84)
Offshore, Egypt[4] 31.602, 29.884 (exact)[4]

The map below shows the exact location of the field(s) within the West Nile Delta complex:

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Articles and Resources

Additional data

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  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 https://web.archive.org/web/20230504061046/https://www.nsenergybusiness.com/projects/west-nile-delta-gas-project/. Archived from the original on 04 May 2023. {{cite web}}: Check date values in: |archive-date= (help); Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 William Medvei (2015). "Wood Mackenzie BP Corporate Report". http://mdl2179trialdocs.com/. Archived from the original on May 19, 2021. Retrieved May 19, 2021. {{cite web}}: External link in |website= (help)
  4. 4.0 4.1 https://web.archive.org/web/20210626105758/https://energyegypt.net/phase-2-of-west-nile-delta-fields-to-start-production-in-december/. Archived from the original on 26 June 2021. {{cite web}}: Missing or empty |title= (help)