Sonatrach Logs Oil Pay in the Berkine Basin

Sonatrach along with partners Anadarko and Maersk have made an oil discovery in the Berkine Basin in Algeria. The ZENN-1 (Zemlet In Naga North-1) located in the Zemlet perimeter In Naga (Block 403c/e) was drilled to a depth of 2,611 meters. Testing showed a flow rate of 6.26 m3/h at 213 psi on a 32/64" choke.

This is the sixteen discovery made this year in Algeria. Six discoveries were with Sonatrach as the sole operator of the find and ten were made in partnership with other firms.