VOL. XL No. 1912-May-1997


Shell Group Makes Modest Oil Discovery In NEAbu Al-Gharadiq Permit

The consortium comprising Shell, Repsol and Apache has made a modest oildiscovery with its first wildcat in the Northeast Abu al-Gharadiq permit inEgypt's Western Desert, according to an announcement by Repsol in Madrid on 6May. The discovery well, BW-1, which was drilled to a depth of 3,571 ms. (11,716ft.), tested at a rate of over 800 b/d of 34ー API crude oil. The 13,000-sq. km.Northeast Abu...