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Yemen: Nabrajah horizontal Qishn oil well on stream

DNO International ASA said Nabrajah-21, its first horizontal well in the Cretaceous Qishn formation in Yemen, is averaging 800 b/d of oil and has boosted production from Nabrajah field on Block 43 to 2,200 b/d.

DNO has spudded a second horizontal well, Nabrajah-20, before moving the rig to Block 47 to drill the Yaalen-3 well as part of the Yaalen field development plan. DNO operates Block 43 with a 56.67% interest.

As the result of Nabrajah-21, the return to production offshore Oman, and the resumption of oil shipments from Tawke field in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, DNO’s recorded production of 41,545 b/d of oil equivalent on a company working interest basis in the quarter ended Sept. 30, up from 23,234 boe/d in the second quarter of 2012.

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