Middle East Economic Survey


No 8



TransGlobe To Drill In Egypts Nuqra Block

Canadas TransGlobe Energy Corporation on 13 February announced that it would drill an exploration well in Egypts onshore Nuqra 1 Block in the Eastern Desert where it is operator with a 50% working interest. TransGlobe said it would spud the Set-1 well on 17 February and expected results in late March. The company will use the ECDC-2 rig and target Cretaceous and Jurrasic prospects in the Nuqra/Kom...