Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. XLVIII

No 49

5-December-2005

IRAQ

Norways DNO Spuds Tawke-1 Exploration Well In Northern Kurdish Region

Norwegian independent DNO announced on 29 November it had spudded its first exploration well within the Kurdish region of northern Iraq. The Tawke-1 well has now been spudded and is planned to be drilled to a total depth of approximately 3,000ms, DNO said, adding that drilling was expected to take 60 days, targeting three prospective reservoir zones. Tawke-1 is...