Middle East Economic Survey


No 17



Vegas Begins Coring Operations On NW Gemsa Well

Vegas Oil and Gas has begun coring operations in the Kareem formation in the al-Amir SE-6X appraisal well on the North West Gemsa concession in the Gulf of Suez. The well is the fourth appraisal well in the al-Amir SE discovery. Al-Amir SE-5 flowed at a maximum rate of 6,150b/d in March from two pay zones in the Kareem Shagar sandstone layer (MEES, 15 March). It is part of a nine-well...