Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 3

21-January-2008

CASPIAN

Tethys Makes New Gas Discovery In Kazakhstan

Canadas Tethys Petroleum on 15 January reported a new gas discovery at the Akkulka AKK13 exploration well in the Akkulka Block in west-central Kazakhstan, bringing the companys total gas output to 44.8mn cfd. Tethys said the AKK13 well was drilled 5.7km northwest of the AKK12 well to a total depth of 582ms. Stabilized flow rates from AKK13 were put at 4.036mn cfd on a 60/64in choke with...