Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLIX

No 13

27-March-2006

ALGERIA

Petroceltic Awards Drilling Contract For Isarene Blocks To Schlumberger

Irelands Petroceltic International on 20 March announced that it had awarded its 2006 drilling program for Blocks 228 and 229 in its Isarene concession in Algeria to Schlumberger. This calls for the drilling and testing of two appraisal wells with multiple targets in the Carboniferous, Devonian and Ordovician zones in the Illizi Basin. Both wells will be drilled...