Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 18

1-May-2006

SYRIA

Gulfsands Spuds Exploration Well In Block 26

Gulfsands Petroleum (operator) announced on 26 April that it had begun the drilling of the Suwaidiyah North exploration well, located in the northeast region in Syrias Block 26 and shared (50/50) with Emerald Energy. The vertical well will be drilled to an approximate total depth of 7,216ft with the primary objective being the Cretaceous aged reservoirs similar to those in the adjacent...