VOL. XL

No. 31

4-August-1997

EGYPT

Step-Out Oil Producer Extends Limits Of North Qarun Field

The Houston-based Apache Corporation has announced the completion of its North Qarun4-X step-out well which has extended the limits of the North Qarun field in Egypt'sWestern Desert. North Qarun is one of three Apache oil fields in the northern part of theQarun concession. The other two are Qarun and SW Qarun.The 4-X well is flowing intopipeline at a rate of 1,950 b/d of 39º API crude oil through a...