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Total's Bishri Discovery Yields 6,800 B/D of Heavy Crude

Petrofina of Belgium, a member of the Total group which recently made an oil discovery at Wadi 'Ubaid in theBishri concession area near Dair al-Zur in northeast Syria (MEES, 22 January),said in Brussels on 23 January that four production tests of the discovery wellat depths of between 1,950 ms. and 2,060ms. yielded an average of 6,800 b/d ofheavy crude oil with a rating of 15-20 API. The Petrofina...