Egypt

Aminex PLC, Dublin, has spud the South Malak-1 well on the West Esh El Mallaha permit onshore Egypt’s Gulf of Suez.

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Aug. 18
– Aminex PLC, Dublin, has spud the South Malak-1 well on the West Esh El Mallaha permit onshore Egypt’s Gulf of Suez.

The vertical well is projected to 9,100 ft to test Miocene and pre-Miocene sands in the Nukhul, Matulla, and Nubian formations and fractured basement. The prospect is a rifted fault block structural trap. Spot is 1.9 km southeast of Malak-1 drilled in 2009.

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