Middle East Economic Survey


No 22



Apache Reports Test Results For Western Desert Well

US-based Apache Corporation announced on 26 May that it tested 44mn cfd of gas and 2,910 b/d of condensate from the Samaa-1X well, its second 2010 discovery well in the Matruh Basin of Egypts Western Desert. The company said that it plans to bring the Samaa-1X well, which was targeting the lower Alam el-Buieb (AEB) and Safa formations, into production quickly in order to take advantage...