Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 8

19-Feb-2007

SAUDI ARABIA

Luksar Makes Empty Quarter Hydrocarbon Discovery

Lukoil Saudi Arabia Energy (Luksar) announced on 12 February that following deep exploration drilling on the Tukhman structure in Block A in Saudi Arabia, it had discovered hydrocarbon accumulations. The company is beginning a detailed appraisal of the discovery to evaluate the composition and potential of the discovery, the results of which are expected in 2008. The contract area is...