DEA has already been operating in Egypt since as early as 1974. Within these more than 40 years to date, DEA and its partner companies have invested more than three billion dollars in the region. The crude oil fields of Ras Budran, Ras Fanar and Zeit Bay in the Gulf of Suez were successfully developed, with more than 650 million barrels of crude already being produced in over 30 years.
Exploring the Nile Delta
In 2013, DEA started production from the Disouq gas development project in the onshore Nile Delta.
DEA is partner in the West Nile Delta project, in which production from two out of a total of five fields commenced in March 2017, Taurus and Libra. West Nile Delta is one of the largest projects of the DEA company history and of significant importance for the country Egypt, in terms of secured supply of natural gas.