Middle East Economic Survey


No 18



Tatneft Tests Oil With Third Area 82 Well In Ghadames Basin

Russias Tatneft has tested oil from its third exploration well in western Libyas Ghadames Basin, it said on 22 April. The A1-82/01 well, located in Area 82 approximately 500km south of Tripoli, was drilled to a depth of 8,200ft to target the upper part of the Ouen Kasa formation, and flowed at a rate of 415 b/d. It is the companys first well on Area 82s Block 1. Earlier this...