No. 05



Anadarko Drills Second Dry Hole Offshore Eritrea

Anadarko reported on 28 January that its second explorationwell, Du Rig-Rig No. 1, on the Zula block in the Red

Sea off the coast of Eritrea was unsuccessful. The well wasdrilled to a total depth of 2,200 ms. This was the second dry hole drilled bythe Houston-based company on the block. The company announced in October thatits first well, Bullisar No. 1, was also unsuccessful (MEES, 2 November1998). The...