Saudi Aramco Makes Discovery in Eastern Saudi Arabia
Saudi Aramco has found oil and gas in three wells in the kingdom's eastern province, Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said in a statement.
Flow from the Takhman-2 well found an estimated 470 bpd of crude with API gravity of 40 degrees and four million cubic feet per day of low-sulphur gas. Wared-1 well's output is estimated at approximately 300 bpd of API gravity of 43 and 15.1 million cubic feet per day of gas. The third well, Jefin-1, produced 28 million cubic feet per day of low-sulphur gas and 400 barrels per day of condensates, said Naimi, noting that oil had been discovered in the Jefin-1 well. He did not specify an output capacity.