Rosetta Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BG Group
  • Country: Egypt
  • Location: Mediterranean Sea, offshore Egypt
  • Production start: 2001
  • Partners: Shell, Edison
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:


  • Located offshore in the Mediterranean Sea in 61 metres of water 48 kilometres northeast of Alexandria
  • Phase I included an offshore production platform with a capacity of 275 MMSCFD and a 67 km, 24” gas subsea pipeline running to onshore terminal
  • Phase 2 of the Rosetta Concession development consists of an unmanned minimum facilities wellhead platform tied back to the existing Rosetta platform


  • Enppi: Basic & detailed engineering, procurement services, construction supervision, commissioning & start-up assistance
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting: Installation of Rosetta Field Platform Jacket
  • Tecon: Feasibility study and conceptual design of one minimum facilities wellhead platform for phase 2
  • Petrojet Marine: Jacket, Heli-deck & Topside
  • Aker Kvaerner: Supply of five umbilicals to the Phase 3 development
  • Saipem: Rosetta Phase III Development Pipeline Installation
  • Global Maritime: Warranty surveyor for installation of flowlines, umbilicals and subsea manifolds - Phase II


  • 1997 - First successful exploration well drilled
  • 2001 - First production
  • 2004 - BG Group acquires Shell's 40% stake
  • 2005 - Phase 2 production begins
  • 2006 - Aker Kvaerner wins Rosetta Phase 3 subsea umbilicals
  • 2008 - First gas from phase 3



  1. Jotun Platform References
  2. Aker Solutions Umbilical References
  3. Seaway Heavy Lifting Oil And Gas References
  4. Enppi Offshore Platform References
  5. Saipem Africa Pipeline References
  6. Global Maritime Pipeline References
  7. BG Exploration & Production announces gas discovery in Rosetta Concession, Offshore Egypt
  8. BG Group completes purchase of Rosetta stake offshore Egypt
  9. BG announces first gas from Simian Sienna and Rosetta Phase Two in Egypt
  10. Aker Kvaerner wins Rosetta Phase 3 subsea umbilicals
  11. New production for Egyptian domestic market to start following BG Egypt and BP Egypt agreement

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