Middle East Economic Survey


No 36



Drilling Under Way At Dolphin Prospect On Israels Hanna Block

Noble Energy has started drilling the Dophin-1 exploration well on Israels offshore Hanna Block using the Sedco Express drilling rig. The Hanna block is located 110km west of Haifa and is southwest of the Tamar gas field where ongoing development work has allowed the rig to be shifted away for about a month. The Dolphin-1 well is expected to take two weeks to reach an...