No. 43



SPC Makes Gas Discovery In Palmyra Area

The state-owned Syrian Petroleum Company (SPC) has made a gas discovery in the Palmyraarea in central Syria. The discovery was made about one month ago at Abu Rabah, 80 kms.southeast of Palmyra, at a depth of about 2,400 ms. (7,875 ft.). SPC is still evaluatingthe output capacity of the discovery, which is provisionally put at about 1mn cu. ms./d(35.3mn cu. ft./d), a figure that could be doubled. The discovery was made...