North Africa


Cairo hopes increased LNG exports amid rising gas output will help propel Egypt to realise its ambitions of becoming a regional energy hub.

State of Play

Gas continues to play a leading role in Egypt's upstream with the giant Zohr field reaching 3.2bn cfd capacity. Declining legacy fields mean its ability to export significant volumes of LNG may be hampered going forward.

2020 In Numbers
Crude Output 601 000 b/d
Crude Imports 221 000 b/d
Crude Exports 104 000 b/d
Gas Output 60.74 bcm
Gas Exports 2.63 bcm
LNG Exports 1.56 mn tons
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