almotamar-net - The Petroleum Exploration and Production Authority(PEPA) announced on Sunday new oil discovery by OMV
Austrian companyin al-Aqlah block S2, Shabwa governorate.
In a statement to Saba, chairman of the authority Nabil al-Qwasi said that the initial results of the block indicated that the amount of oilin is ranges from 50 to 173 million barrels and might be increased. He announced that the initial production is estimated at
5000 b/d andoil production will start in the second half of 2006 then it will be
increased up into 10000 barrels next year.
It is expected that the production will be increased up to 32,000 barrels by 2009, he said.
He considered this new discovery as key exploration in this block. He also confirmed the existence of oil in the basic rocks of Shabwa
A Saudi aggression fighter jet targeted a citizen's car driving in Fara area of Kutaf district in Saada province overnight, killing the driver and injuring his friend, a security official said on Monday.
Scores of Saudi enemy soldiers were killed and injured on Sunday when the army and popular forces repelled a Saudi military attempt to sneak into Shurfah site in the border province of Najran, a military official said.
The operation was accomplished successfully against the Saudi
Saudi aggression warplanes have launched more than 49 airstrikes over the past hours on several residential areas across Yemen, a security official said on Sunday.
The airstrikes targeted the areas of Malahiz and Husama in Dhahir district, and areas Thuban, Masahif and Sdad in Bakim district of northern Saada province.