NO. 24

23 MARCH 1987


Pecten Will Cease to Operate Tayyim Field from 1 April

Pecten (US Shell) will relinquish its role as operator of the Tayyim field,12 kms. south of Dair al-Zur in northeast Syria, to Syria Shell with effect from1 April, according to a Pecten spokesman, who said that his company will,however, retain legal title to the ventures it holds jointly with its partners,Syria Shell (Royal Dutch/Shell) and Deminex, in Syria.

Pecten's withdrawal from Syria has been...