No. 20



Vintage Petroleum Drills First Exploration Well in Yemens S-1 Damis Block

Vintage Petroleum of Tulsa, Oklahoma announced on 10 May that it had drilled and tested the first of three exploration wells in the S-1 Damis block in central Yemen (see map in MEES, 31 May 1999). The al-Naeem 1 well was drilled to a depth of 1,612ms through the targeted Alif zone to evaluate a possible extension of the Halewah field, which produces 25,000 b/d from the Alif formation in...