Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 7

18-February-2008

Sudan

WNPOC Spuds Exploration Well On Block 5B

Drilling operations at Block 5B in Sudans Muglad Basin have begun with the spudding of exploration well Nyal-1 on 7 February, according to Swedens Lundin Petroleum, one of the partners in the White Nile Petroleum Operating Consortium (WNPOC) that finally had its right to conduct operations on the permit authorized by the National Petroleum Commission (NPC) last year. Nyal-1 will be drilled in...