Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 51-52

22/29-Dec-2008

REGIONAL/EGYPT/LIBYA

Hess Makes Two Discoveries Offshore Egypt And Libya

The consortium operating Egypts West Mediterranean concession announced an oil and gas discovery on 17 December, in water depths of 1,183ms. The Dekhila-1x well was drilled to a total depth of 2,706ms and encountered a gross hydrocarbon section of 45ms at multiple intervals. The results of Dekhila 1-x in Egypt provide valuable information which will be incorporated...