Egypt: South Disouq Likely Delay

Egypt-focused independent SDX announced on 8 April the likely delay of start-up of its 50mn cfd South Disouq gas field in the onshore Nile Delta, after initially expecting first output by the middle of the current year (MEES, 5 April). SDX’s development plan envisaged the leasing of an Early Production Facility (EPF), to process the field’s gas ahead of the start-up of the central gas processing facility. “At present, the final commercial terms of the EPF have yet to be agreed. If ultimately an EPF is not secured, the start-up date for gas production will be delayed until the completion of the main Central Gas Processing Facility, currently expected in Q4 2019,” SDX says. (CONTINUED - 170 WORDS)