London-listed Energean says it has added 26mn cfd of output at its shallow-water Abu Qir field near Alexandria with the startup of a new side-track gas well.

The well is the first of five in an infill drilling program, delays to which saw Abu Qir output fall 21% year-on-year to 24,800 boe/d (119mn cfd gas and 3,500 b/d liquids) for 1H 2022. (CONTINUED - 101 WORDS)