The Nile Delta Basin covers an extensive area including onshore, shelf and deepwater environments. Early exploration focused on the low-cost onshore Tertiary play before gradually moving offshore. More recently, exploration has focused on deeper, HP/HT Pre-Pliocene reservoirs of predominantly Miocene and Oligocene age. Over the past ten years, explorers in the Nile Delta have achieved only marginal full cycle returns under each of our price scenarios, despite the large volumes discovered. For the outlook, we anticipate that our current Base price scenario will be just sufficient to create positive full cycle returns, although even under our High price scenario returns are limited to just 12%.
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Asset report | May 2015
Egypt Nile Delta exploration basin
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