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Cairo/Hamburg, 22.04.2016

DEA at key oil and gas trade fair in Egypt

DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG produces oil and gas in Egypt for more than 30 years and is one of the leading foreign investors in the country. 

At the Mediterranean Offshore Conference and Exhibition 2016 (MOC) in Alexandria, DEA presented technological highlights and current projects. As part of lectures scheduled for the technical conference programme and at DEA’s trade fair stand, the company informed expert visitors about the latest developments in DEA’s current oil and gas projects and provided insights into the technical expertise deployed by the company in Egypt as well as on an international scale in exploration and production.

DEA’s current growth projects in Egypt include its own operated gas development project Disouq as well as the West Nile Delta project, one of the country’s most significant development projects in which DEA participates as a partner. Together with its partner BP, DEA is working intensively on bringing West Nile Delta into production in 2017. The production volume is expected to reach 1.2 billion cubic feet of gas per day, which constitutes approximately 25 per cent of Egypt’s current gas production. Accordingly, West Nile Delta will make a significant contribution to the country’s energy supply. Thanks to its production volume from the Disouq project, which launched production as early as 2013, DEA has already managed to double its own crude oil and natural gas production in Egypt. 

This year’s MOC was held in Alexandria from 19 to 21 April 2016 and is the key international crude oil and natural gas conference of the year in Egypt.


Tarek El-Molla, Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources in Egypt, at DEA’s stand
DEA’s representatives engaged in conversation with Tarek El-Molla
DEA colleagues provide interested visitors with current information on projects
Intense talks with specialist visitors and partners at DEA’s trade fair stand
DEA received high-ranking representatives of licence partners in Egypt at its stand

DEA presentations as part of the technical programme of the MOC 2016:

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 14:00
Methodology And Results Of Nile Delta Messinian-Pliocene Holistic 3D Seismic Interpretations Case Study From The Disouq Area, Onshore Nile Delta, Egypt
Tarek Ellaithy, Geophysicist DEA Egypt
Alexander Prexl, Head of Exploration G&G DEA Egypt

Tuesday, 19 April 2016, 15:00
A High-Resolution Bio- And Sequence Stratigraphy Approach To Subdivide The Miocene To Oligocene In The Onshore Nile Delta, Egypt
Sascha Braun, Senior Geologist DEA Egypt
Tarek Ellaithy, Geophysicist DEA Egypt


Further information

Frank Meyer
Manager External Communications
T +49 40 6375 2759
M +49 162 273 2559

DEA Deutsche Erdoel AG is an international operator in the field of exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas based in Hamburg. Its focus is on safe, sustainable and environmental conscious exploitation of oil and gas. DEA has 117 years of experience working along the whole upstream value chain as operator or project partner. With a staff force of 1,400 employees DEA has stakes in production facilities and concessions in, among others, Germany, Norway, Denmark, Egypt and Algeria. Moreover, in Germany, DEA also operates large subsurface storage facilities for natural gas.

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