Middle East Economic Survey


No 7



Melrose Discovers Gas With South Damas Well

Edinburgh-based Melrose Resources has found gas with the South Damas-1 well drilled on the South East Mansoura concession in Egypt, which it owns outright. The company announced on 5 February that its preliminary estimate of reserves for the find was 30 bcf of gas. The well was drilled to a depth of 4,345ft into the Sidi Salim formation, encountering a 76ft net gas pay with good reservoir...