Middle East Economic Survey


No 20



Sea Dragon Begins Kom Ombo Drilling Program

Sea Dragon Energy has spudded the first well in its planned 10-well drilling campaign on the al-Baraka oil field in its Kom Ombo concession in Egypt, it said on 10 May. The al-Baraka-6 appraisal well is expected to reach a depth of 5,200ft and is targeting the Abu Ballas and Six Hills E and F zones. Earlier this month, the company contracted the Egyptian Chinese Drilling Company (ECDC) to...