Middle East Economic Survey


No 49



Total Announces Natural Gas Find In Timimoun Permit

Total announced on 30 November that it had discovered gas on the Timimoun permit, which is located some 500km south of Algerias Hassi RMel gasfield. A Total statement said the Iraharen-5 well was drilled to a depth of 2,067ms and tested at a rate of 17.5mn cfd, adding that the discovery was being evaluated further. Total has been involved at the site since January 2003. It holds...