Middle East Economic Survey


No 43



Stratic Begins Drilling On Syrias Block 17

Canadas Stratic Energy Corporation has commenced drilling operations on the Jebel Nasrani gas prospect, located on Block 17 in southwest Syria. The Al-Tayr-101 well was spudded on 7 October, and will be drilled to a depth of approximately 3,000ms over an estimated 80 days. The prospect is one of eight identified by a seismic work program that included the acquisition of 1,105 km of new seismic...