No. 02



Elf Makes New Discovery In Offshore Block NC137

MEES learns that the French firm Elf has made a new oil discoveryoffshore Libya in Block NC137, which runs along the border with Tunisia (see map in MEES,19 May 1997). The B3 discovery well tested at a rate of 3,600 b/d of 32º API crude oil.Block NC137 contains four structures (A,B,C and D). From October 1997 to February 1998,Elf carried out 3-D seismic on 1,370 sq. kms. and 550 kms. of 2-D seismic on structure...