Middle East Economic Survey


No 15



Apache Makes New Gas Discovery In Matruh Concesssion

Apache Corporation on 3 April announced a new natural gas discovery at its Jade-1X well in the Matruh concession in Egypts Western Desert. The well tested at 25.6mn cfd from the Jurassic Upper Safa section of the Khatatba formation. Apache President and CEO G Steven Farris said: Jade-1X is an important discovery for Apache in that it extends the known productive limits of the Jurassic gas...