Eni says its flagship 21.5tcf Zohr field in Egypt’s deepwater Mediterranean is finally producing at full 3.2bn cfd capacity for the first time, having been capped at an average of just 2.1bn cfd for 2020.

This ramp up coincided with the first exports in eight years from Eni’s 5mn t/y Segas LNG facility at Damietta, from where the ‘Golar Glacier’ sailed for Asia on 22 February. “Our plan is to have it [Segas] in production throughout the year, especially during the winter period 2021-22 and also the winter 2022-23. And it will contribute…indirectly to the production from Zohr that has already reached a record level during the beginning of February of 3.2bn cfd,” Eni operations chief Allesandro Puliti told his firm’s Q4 earnings call on 19 February. (CONTINUED - 992 WORDS)