Total Discovers Oil in Bishri Tract
Reports from Damascus indicate that Total Syria (a subsidiary of CFP/Total)has made an oil discovery at Wadi 'Ubaid in the Bishri concession area near Dairal-Zur in northeast Syria. The details of the discovery have not been releasedbut it is understood that Total is currently conducting tests on the well todetermine its commercial prospects.
The 9,330-sq. km. Bishri concession was granted to Total in 1987 (for termsof the...