Middle East Economic Survey


No 13



Oil Search Reports Start Of Al-Measher-1 Well Test

Oil Search announced on 23 March that it had commenced an open-hole drill stem test on the Al Measher-1 well on its Yemeni concession Block 7, in which it holds a 34% interest and serves as operator. The well has flowed oil and drilling fluids to the surface, but at unstable rates. The well was drilled to a total depth of approximately 3,400ms to target fractured basement rock in a...