Middle East Economic Survey


No 39



Turkmenneft Announces Test Results For North Koturdepe Appraisal Well

Turkmenistans state oil company Turkmenneft announced on 21 September that it has tested three pay zones in a shallow-water well drilled less than 1km from the shore in the North Koturdepe field in the Caspian Sea. The well was said to have flowed 730 tons/day (5,350 b/d) of oil on test. An earlier well tested in June flowed 800 tons/day of oil. Turkmenneft and...