Middle East Economic Survey


No 28



Apache Reports Discovery At Tanzanite Oilfield

Apache Corp of the US on 5 July reported that the Tanzanite-2 well on Egypts West Mediterranean onshore concession flowed at 2,846 b/d of crude and 640,000 cfd of gas in the first test of the Creataceus-age Alamein Dolomite formation in the Tanzanite oilfield. Tanzanite-2 was drilled to a depth of 9,075ft and the test was conducted on the top 12ft of the targeted Alamein Dolomite...