Middle East Economic Survey


No 11



Kuwait Energy Discovers Oil On Egypts Burg El-Arab Concession

Kuwait Energy Company announced on 8 March an oil discovery on its Burg El-Arab production concession in Egypts Western Desert. The BEA N-1X well, located in a separate fault block in the north of the field, tested at an initial rate of 280 b/d with no water on 22 December 2009, two months after the company took over operatorship from Gharib Oil Fields by acquiring a 75%...