Middle East Economic Survey


No 27



Sudan Block 4 Start-Up Lifts GNPOC Output To Over 300,000 B/D

Indias state-owned ONGC Videsh announced on 10 June that first commercial oil production from the Diffra field in Sudans Block 4 operated by the Greater Nile Petroleum Operating Company (GNPOC) had started in mid-May. The first well in Block 4, DW-3, produced oil on 15 May followed by DW-1, DW-4 and Hamam-2. The fifth well, Hamam-1, was commissioned on 23 May. The company...