Middle East Economic Survey


No 15



Bahrain Hopes For Modest Output Capacity Rise From Awali Drilling Program

Bahrain hopes to achieve a modest increase in crude oil production capacity at its onshore Awali field arising from its plan to drill 700 new wells there between now and 2015, Minister of Oil and Chairman of the National Oil and Gas Authority (NOGA) Abd al-Husain Ali Mirza said in an interview published in al-Wasat on 3 April. As part of the drilling program, the...