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Jordan Finds Gas Field near Iraqi Border

By John Lee. Jordan has found new reserves of natural gas at its Risha field, close to its border with Iraq. Hala Zawati, the Jordanian Energy Minister, said: "... drilling operations at Well 53 in the Risha field have shown promising results, while exploration and drilling operations continue at wells 50, 51 and 52." (Source: […]

Total, Marathon Discovery at Harir Block

By John Lee. Total and Marathon Oil have confirmed a discovery of light oil and gas with condensates at the Harir Block, 60 kilometers from the city of Erbil. The Jisik-1 discovery well was drilled to a depth of 4,511 meters and encountered light oil and gas with condensates intervals in Jurassic and Triassic carbonate reservoirs. […]