VOL. XL No. 185-May-1997


Red Sea Oil Abandons Test Well In Block NC177

The Vancouver-based Red Sea Oil (RSO) Corporation announced on 29 April that itwill plug and abandon its first test well in Libya's onshore block NC177.The well, A1-NC177, was meant to test the East Farah Prospect and reached atotal depth of 8,403 feet on 18 April. A company statement said that twodrill stem tests were carried out in the 9 5/8 inch casing and that nocommercial quantities of hydrocarbons flowed through...