Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLVIII

No 15

11-April-2005

EGYPT

Apache Reports Two Discoveries In Egypt

Houston-based Apache Corporation on 5 April reported two discoveries in Egypt. Gas was discovered at the Syrah 1X wildcat well, located on Apaches Khalda concession in the Western Desert. Syrah 1X tested at 46.5mn cfd on a 48/64in choke with 3,980 psi of flowing wellhead pressure. The well was drilled to a total depth of 4,800ms to the Jurassic Lower Safa formation. Apache said the well logged...