Area Drilling

10/18/1999
EgyptA group led by Tanganyika Oil Co. Ltd. hopes to place two wells on production soon on the West Gharib Block onshore west of the Gulf of Suez.The Hana-2 appraisal well flowed 1,200 b/d of 25.5° gravity oil from Middle Miocene Kareem sand perforated at 4,809-4,922 ft. Rate of 2,180 bo/d on a downhole pump was restricted by pump capacity.The partners plan more drilling and a 3D seismic program over several prospects on the block.New ZealandCanadian companies plan to spud an onshore East Coast basin wildcat in late 1999.A group led by Indo-Pacific Energy Ltd. plans to drill Whakatu-1 to 6,500 ft on 885,000 acre PEP 38328 in November-December. The site, between Hastings and Napier, i...
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