Middle East Economic Survey


No 8



DNO Drills Three Dry Holes In Yemen

Norways DNO announced on 13 February no oil has been encountered in the first three of its planned 13 exploration wells in Yemen this year. The Nasim-1 well located on Block 72 and drilled to a total depth of 2,305ms encountered no gas or oil shows. Partners in Block 72 are DNO (operator) TransGlobe, Ansan Wikfs (33%). The rig will now be moved to Block 44 to drill an exploration well. The Shaibah-1 well,...