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Phillips Group Makes Discovery at South Umbaraka

A consortium comprising Phillips and Conoco of the US and Repsol of Spain hasdiscovered oil and gas in the South Umbaraka concession area in Egypt's WesternDesert, according to a Repsol announcement made in Madrid on 19 September,which added that the discovery well tested at a rate of 2,760 b/d of oil fromseveral zones.

Earlier reports had identified the discovery well as IG 14-1 and said that ittested at a...