VOL. XL No. 2126-May-1997


Repsol Discovers Oil In Upper Egypt Permit

Repsol announced in Madrid on 22 May that it had made a new oil discovery withits Komombo-1 well in the 68,000-sq. km. Upper Egypt permit, but provided nofurther details. It stated only that production tests on the well were at anadvanced stage. The permit lies astride the Nile River in the vicinity of theAswan Dam. Repsol said that drilling of Komombo-1 started last month and willsoon be followed by a second test on a...