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North Yemen

CFP-Total/Texaco Relinquish Mocha-Khawkhah Concession

MEES has been informed that CFP-Total of France and Texaco of the US lastSeptember relinquished their joint production-sharing offshore/onshoreconcession covering a total area of 9,262 sq. kms. in the Mocha-Khawkhah regionof southwest North Yemen after drilling one exploratory well in June which wasabandoned as a dry hole (MEES, 11 September 1989). The concession was awarded to CFP-Total in May 1985,...