VOL. XL

No. 13

31-March-1997

SUDAN

Arakis Confirms Three Oil Discoveries In Sudan's Unity And HegligBlocks

The Calgary-based Arakis Energy Corp. has announced that itswholly-owned subsidiary, State Petroleum, has completed the El Nar 72a discovery well. Thewell with a total depth of 2,444 ms. tested oil in the Bentui Unit I and Unit IIformations. Well logs indicated 50ms. of net pay over a 107 ms. gross interval in theBentui Unit I. A 10 m. zone near the base of the Bentui I was tested and...