VOL. XXXIX

No. 34

20-May-1996

QATAR

India's Essar Group To Start Drilling In Dukhan Oilfield

The Essar-Qatar Oil Company - the local wholly-owned subsidiary of India's Essar Group - was expected to start drilling in Qatar's onshore Dukhan field last week under an $18mn contract signed with the Qatar General Petroleum Corporation (QGPC) last January. Under the three-year contract, Essar will drill a total of 42 wells in the Khuff reservoir of the Dukhan field and is using one of its...