No. 12

24 March 1997


RasGas To Start Drilling Program By End March

Qatar's Ras Laffan LNG Company (RasGas) announced on 15 Marchthat it was planning to start its drilling program at the end of this month with thespudding of two wells in the North gas field. The General Manager of RasGas, Mr. NeilKelly, said that Rasgas will drill 15 wells by the third quarter of 1999. Two drillingsrigs are to brought in from Sharjah later this month so as to start operations. The gasproduced in...