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OMV Schedules Drilling On Irans Mehr Block For 1Q04

Austrias OMV plans to spud its first exploration well on the Mehr license area onshore Iran in 1Q04, MEES learns. The Band-e-Karkeh-2 well is intended to target a structure first drilled in 1967: Band-e-Karkeh-1 was drilled to a depth of 2,935 ms but produced only water on test. An earlier well in another part of the block Mushtaq-1 drilled to 3,434 ms in 1962 was abandoned. In data given to companies...