NO. 26



First Well in Burgan Oilfield Recapped

The first damaged Kuwaiti oil well in the Burgan field, which was not on firebut gushing crude at an estimated rate of 15,000 b/d, was recapped by the USfire-fighting teams on 27 March. The fire-fighting experts used a master valveon the wellhead to pump a sufficient amount of drilling mud to stop the oil flowand allow the recapping of the well. According to a statement by Mr. RaymondHenry of the Red Adair team, the...