DNO Puts New Well in Tasour Field on Production

DNO says that the Tasour # 11 well was completed as an oil well and placed in production on October 29th at an initial rate of approximately 6,000 barrels of oil per day and some 3,000 barrels of water per day. It is expected that the oil rate will decrease and the water rate increase over time in line with the other producing wells in the field.

Tasour # 11 is located in the western extension of the Tasour field in Yemen. Further development drilling in the western extension is planned for 2004. The re-mapping of the Tasour field now shows a possible eastern extension which also will be tested in 2004.