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QGPC Completes Drilling of First Two Test Wells for North Field GasProject

Exploration drilling by the Qatar General Petroleum Corporation (QGPC) forthe first phase of the North Field Gas Project, which is now estimated to cost$1.3bn, is going ahead on schedule and the first two test wells - out of a totalof 16 required for the first phase - have been completed, according to astatement by a QGPC spokesman. The first phase of the project will have aproduction...