Oil Search Reaches TD at Yemen Well

AWE reported that at 06:00 Yemen time (-7 hrs AEST) on September 1, the Jebel Al Milh-1 well was at a total depth (TD) of 4,227 meters and was preparing to run logs. Elevated gas shows continued to be observed throughout the Basement section.
Progress for the week was 331 meters.

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%