Middle East Economic Survey


No 19



Gulf Keystone Achieves Commercial Production At HEK-3 Well In Block 129

Gulf Keystone Petroleum on 2 May said it had reached a commercial rate of production at the HEK-3 well in Block 129, following workover operations that began in early April. Gulf Keystone said it re-entered the well, drilled by Sonatrach in 2004, and tested the Cretaceous and Coniacian limestone zones over a measured interval of 2,439-2,446ms, employing an acid...