Tigris No.1 is the second of four commitment wells to be drilled during the initial exploration phase of the contract for Block 26 that ends in August 2007.
A program to acquire an additional 266 kilometers of 2D seismic in Block 26 in Syria has commenced.
Emeralds' Chairman, Alastair Beardsall, said:
"We are pleased to be making significant progress with the Tigris No.1 well. The acquisition of this further seismic will assist in the development of the future drilling program"
Emerald holds a 50% interest in Block 26 through its fully owned subsidiary SNG Overseas Ltd.
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