Middle East Economic Survey


No 24



Apaches Phiops Appraisal Well Achieves One Of Highest Test Rates For Western Desert

Apache last week announced one of the highest test rates ever measured in Egypts Western Desert, at its Phiops-5 appraisal well in the South Umbarka concession. The appraisal well test flowed 8,279 b/d of oil and 0.4mn cfd of gas from the Cretaceous Alam El Buieb (AEB) formation. The results were announced just six weeks after the US firm reported the...