Middle East Economic Survey


No 4



Tethys Reports Completion Of Testing Of East Saiwan Heavy Oil Zones

Swedens Tethys Oil reported on 18 January the completion of testing of the East Saiwan-2 well in Block 4 onshore Oman, describing results as cautiously encouraging. Tests were intended to verify mobility, produce heavy oil and assess possible production rates from the gross heavy oil column of more than 400ms encountered during the drilling of the well in May 2009. The...