Sapphire Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: BG Group
  • Country: Egypt
  • Location: 74 km from the Nile Delta shoreline
  • Production start: 2005
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves:
  • Production Volume:

Description

  • The Sapphire field is located 74 km from the Nile Delta shoreline, south west of the Simian field
  • Consist of long distance subsea tiebacks between 8 subsea production wells located in water depths ranging from 300 m to 499 m, 2 inter-connected manifolds and a 26” export pipeline to be connected into the Scarab/Saffron facilities
  • The field delivers gas to the ELNG Idco LNG Terminal

Contractors

  • Technip: Long distance subsea tiebacks between 8 subsea production wells, 2 inter-connected manifolds and a 26” export pipeline

History

  • 2000 - The first appraisal Sapphire-1 tested 35 million standard cubic feet of gas per day (mmscfd) and 1,100 barrels of condensate per day (bcpd)
  • 2003 - Technip awarded subsea contract
  • 2005 - First gas produced

Geology

Links

  1. New contract award in Egypt for the subsea development of the Sapphire offshore gas field
  2. Sapphire-3 Successful Appraisal Well
  3. BG International Announces Gas and Condensate Discovery Offshore Egypt

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