Middle East Economic Survey


No 39



Al Thani Wins Two Exploration Blocks

Tunisias state-owned oil company ETAP has awarded two oil exploration blocks with work commitments worth $4mn to Al Thani Corp of the UAE. One contract covers the 6,592 sq km Sidi Mansur offshore concession in Sfax for a two-year period. The second contract relates to the 4,900 sq km Tozeur onshore concession southwest of Tunis for a two-year period. Al Thani uses Tunis as a base for its...