Temsah Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Petrobel
  • Country: Egypt
  • Location: Nile Delta
  • Production start: 2000
  • Partners:
  • Type: Gas
  • Estimated Reserves: 774 M boe
  • Production Volume:


  • The original platform was destroyed by a fire in 2004
  • Situated in deep water, the 140-ton Temsah pipeline end manifold (PLEM) is connected to four 900-class pipelines, ranging from 14-inches to 32-inches in diameter
  • Gas is sent to the onshore El Gamil Gas Processing Plant for treating


  • Tecon: Basic and detail structural design, developed together with SASP, of the platform jacket
  • Petrojet Marine: Platforms 2&4
  • Seaway Heavy Lifting:
    • Installation of Temsah-4 Topsides, Piles and Jacket
    • Temsah-1 Deck Removal
  • TDW: Subsea hot tap operation to connect new PLEM
  • Saipem:
    • NW2 Platform installation
    • Temsah Field FEED
  • Micoperi: Temsah Gas PLEM Replacement – Preliminary Activities, Lifting Activities, Reconnection and Start-Up Operations


  • 1998 - Amoco / Eni signed long term natural gas sales agreement for the Temsah natural gas field
  • 2000 - First gas produced
  • 2004 - The platform was destroyed by a fire
  • 2010 - New PLEM connected



  1. Exploration And Production In Egypt
  2. Tecon Platform References
  3. Jotun Platform References
  4. Seaway Heavy Lifting Oil And Gas References
  5. FoundOcean Africa Subsea References
  6. Saipem Fixed Offshore Production Facilities Project References
  7. Saipem Fixed Offshore Production Facilities Engineering Refe
  8. ENI, Egypt Field Trip Presentation
  9. New Agreement Gives Amoco 500 Million Cubic Feet a Day of Natural Gas Sales to Egyptian Market
  10. Eni: Egypt, Temsah Platform. Situation is under control
  11. T.D. Williamson S.A. Performs Complex Subsea Hot Tap Operation on Temsah Pipeline Network Offshore Egypt

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