Amoco Sharjah Tests Exploratory Well 

Amoco Sharjah Oil Company has started the testing of its new exploratory well al-Wadi-l, which is located some 75 kms. southeast of Sharjah and 27 kms. southeast of Dubai. An Amoco spokesman said that earlier testing of the well had failed to encounter hydrocarbon reserves, but that plans are underway to test three more layers in the well, which was drilled to a depth of 11,000 ft.