VOL. XLI

No. 42

19-October-1998

EGYPT

Egypt Makes Four New Discoveries

Egypt has made four new discoveries, bringing the number of oil and gasfinds during the period January-August 1998 to 30 - 19 crude and 11 natural gas andcondensates (for earlier discovers, see MEES, 10 August and 29 June), according toa recent issue of the monthly al-Bitrul published by the Egyptian General PetroleumCompany (EGPC). The Tunisian firm, Hadi Bouchamaoui Sons International, Ltd. (HBS), madethe first discovery,...