Major deepwater development offshore Egypt continues tie-back expansion ///

In 1999, a pioneering project, to be operated by the Burullus Gas Co., a joint venture of BG Egypt, Edison Gas and the Egyptian General Petroleum Co., marked the first deepwater development offshore Egypt. The 56-mi (90-km) tiebacks from the Scarab and Saffron fields to shore in Phase I of the project challenged tie-back records of the time. Since those early days, Edison Gas has sold its interest in Burullus Gas to Petronas Carigali. A FEED study was commissioned for the West Delta Deep Marine (WDDM) concession area offshore Egypt in the Mediterranean Sea, which was completed by Intec, who continues to work alongside joint venture partners to support ongoing development of WDDM. The firm has undertaken the conceptual design and FEED for all phases of WDDM development to date and is presently supplying a technical assurance support team to Burullus on Phase IV...

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