Middle East Economic Survey


No 33



Pertamina To Shoot Seismic In Iraqs Block 3 This Year

Indonesian state oil company Pertamina plans to shoot seismic on Iraqs Western Desert Block 3, which it was awarded in April 2000, prior to ratification in December 2002 (MEES, 28 July 2003), according to the firms general manager for the block, Anwar Suseno, in an interview with the OPEC News Agency (OPECNA). Block 3 is estimated to contain 2bn barrels of oil reserves and 1.2...