Coplex/Cabre Make Oil Discovery In West Ish Al-Mallaha Permit
The Tasmania-based Australian firm Coplex Resources and Canada's CabreExploration have made an oil discovery in the West Ish al-Mallaha onshore tract on theEgyptian mainland west of the Gulf of Suez. The discovery well, Rabeh No. 1, hasidentified six pay zones. Tests on the thinnest of these zones, over the interval5,953-5,960 ft., have started. Flow rates of 650 and 802 b/d of 28-30º API crude oil...