No. 33



SPC Announces Oil Discovery At East Kishma Field

The state-owned Syrian Petroleum Company (SPC) has announceda new oil discovery in the Dair al-Zur area near the Iraqi border in theconcession which Tullow Oil of Ireland relinquished last May. The discovery wasmade in the East Kishma field some 25 kms. north of the city of Dair al-Zur inwell 101, which flowed at a rate of 5,000 b/d of crude oil and 200,000 cu.ms./day of associated gas. Tullow started...