NO. 49



Shell Makes Significant Gas Discovery In Obayed Concession

MEES understands that Shell has made a new significant gas discovery in theObayed concession in the northern part of Egypt's Western Desert. The well,Obayed-41, located 9 kms. from the Obayed-2 discovery made in the sameconcession in September 1992, tested at a rate of 23.5mn cu. ft./day of gas and3,200 b/d of condensate. Obayed-2 had tested at a rate of 16mn cu. ft./day ofgas and 1,600 b/d of...