NO. 42

24 JULY 1989


Amoco Makes Substantial Discovery in North October Permit

Amoco has announced a substantial oil discovery in its offshore NorthOctober exploration permit area in the Gulf of Suez. The discovery well - No.183-1 - tested at a rate of 20,170 b/d of 39.6 API crude oil through a3.2-inch choke from the Upper Rudais formation between 10,302 and 10,562 ft. Thewell head pressure was 585 psi. The well, drilled from the October "D"production platform, is south of Amoco's...