Aramco well finds gas in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 6 -- Saudi Aramco reported that its Midrikah-1 well found natural gas in what it called Midrikah field in Saudi Arabia's Eastern Province, 30 km south of Ghawar oil field.

The Midrikah-1 well on test produced an average 38 MMcfd of natural gas with 1,650 b/d of condensate on Nov. 22, the company said.

The permanent production capacity of the well is expected to exceed the current test level of production.

Midrikah field is 300 km southwest of Dhahran and 270 km southeast of Riyadh.

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