Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 13

26-Mar-2007

EGYPT

TransGlobe Plugs And Abandons Set-1 Well In Nuqra 1 Block

Canadas TransGlobe Energy on 16 March said it had plugged and abandoned the Set-1 well in Egypts onshore Nuqra 1 Block. The well was spudded in February (MEES, 19 February). Set-1 was drilled to a total depth of 1,372ms and subsequently plugged and abandoned with no encounter of hydrocarbons in the Cretaceous and Jurassic formations. This is the first of two exploration wells...