Middle East Economic Survey


No 44



Apache Reports New Oil Discovery In Egypts Western Desert

US independent Apache Corporation has reported an oil and gas discovery at its West Kalabasha concession in Egypts Western Desert. The WKAL-C-1X well was drilled to a total depth of 14,600 ft and tests flowed oil at a rate of 4,746 b/d and gas at 4.4mn cu ft/d from the Jurassic Safa formation. The discovery represents the westernmost oil find in Egypt, Apache CEO Steven Farris said...