Middle East Economic Survey


No 19



Oil Search Completes Block 7 Well As Potential Producer

Papua New Guinea-based Oil Search has completed its al-Meashar-1 well on Yemens Block 7 as a potential producer, it said on 30 April. The company began testing the well in March over the 3,125-3,660ms interval, flowing approximately 400 b/d of oil and mud (MEES, 12 April). It is targeting fractured basement rock in a structure defined by a 3D seismic survey undertaken in 2008. Oil...