Middle East Economic Survey


No 4



DNOs Hekma 1 Well Tests 1,200 B/D

Norways DNO announced on 11 January that its Hekma 1 exploration well in Yemens Block 53 (24.45% working interest) had tested at 1,200 b/d of oil. Before the well is suspended a combined test of the Kohlan sandstones (which flowed 800 b/d), the Madbi sandstones and the Madbi carbonates will be conducted, said DNO. Subsequently, the rig will move to the Bayoot South 1 well and test a Madbi carbonate interval....