No. 15



Appraisal Well Confirms New Qarun Oilfield

The successful completion of an appraisal well has confirmed theexistence of a new oilfield in the Qarun concession southwest of Cairo in Egypt's WesternDesert, according to an announcement by Apache Corporation in Houston on 8 April. The WadiEl Rayyan-5X appraisal well, located about 35 miles (56 kms.) south of the existing Qarunfield, tested at a rate of 1,764 b/d of 26ー API crude oil through a 1-inch choke with...