Middle East Economic Survey


No 6



DNO Drilling Ahead On Tawke-1 Well In Northern Iraq

Norways DNO spudded its Tawke 1 exploration well on 28th November 2005, and drilling has reached a depth of 1,550m, the company said on 31 January. Following the influx of oil under pressure at the top of the first prospective reservoir interval at approximately 350ms, the casing program for the well was revised and 13 3/8in casing was installed. At 1,112ms wireline logs were run and...