Middle East Economic Survey
Woodside-Led Group Spuds Sotto-1 Well
In the wake of a military coup in Mauritania on 3 August (MEES, 8 August), Australias Woodside on 9 August issued an update on its activities in its offshore licenses. Woodside said the Stena Tay drilling rig had returned to Mauritanian waters and resumed work on the Chinguetti development wells prior to commencing the 2005 exploration drilling program. It added that the Sotto-1 exploration...