Oil Search Preps Casing at Yemen Well

AWE reported that as at 06:00 Yemen time (-7 hrs AEST) on August 4, the Jebel Al Milh-1 well was at a depth of 3,677 meters and was preparing to run 9-5/8" casing prior to drilling ahead in basement. During the week, the planned logging program over the Lam and Meem formations was completed. Initial analysis of the data suggests the presence of hydrocarbons.

Jebel Al Milh-1 is located 16 kilometers north-northeast of the Al Meashar- 1 well, which recently discovered oil in the basement. The primary target is fractured Pre-Cambrian basement.

The participants in Block 7 are:

  • ARC Energy Holdings Ltd 21.25%
  • Oil Search (ROY) Ltd (Operator) 34.00%
  • Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Co. (Aden) Ltd 21.25%
  • Yemen General Corporation for Oil and Gas 15.00%
  • Mitsui E & P Middle East B.V 8.50%
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