No. 24

15 June 1998


Egypt Registers 17 Oil And Gas Discoveries In January-May 1998

Egypt made 17 oil and gas discoveries in the first five months of 1998, of which tenwere made in the first quarter of the year (MEES, 18 May). The seven additionaldiscoveries made in April and May are as follows:

  • East Tanka-A3 in Gupco's (EGPC-Amoco) East Tanka Marine concession in the Gulf of Suez encountered a 103-ft. pay zone at a depth of 9,403 ft. The well, located 17 kms. northwest of Abu...